This is a current awareness blog that links to the latest sources of information on Basque Pelota matches and Tournaments. It covers both North and South Basque modalities: Mano, Main Nue, Pala, Paleta, Remonte, Cesta Punta, Jai Alai, and minor modalites. We link to match articles, statistics and video highlights and/or full match videos.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Mano--LVIII. Lezamako Eskualde Txapelketa Finals

The 58th version of this revered regional amateur tournament began on November 18, 2016 and concluded with finals on March 17, 2017. The entire tournament was played at the Municipal Fronton of Lezama (1)(2).

Results of the entire tournament (Microsoft Word format) (Euskadiko Euskal Pilota Federakuntza--EEPF) Note that this was a not an official EEPF tournament.

Finals preview feature article: an interview with Jaime Uriarte llegó, President of the Lezamako Pelota Kluba  (Deia)

March 17, 2017


Full match video for both matches (EITB)


Zabala-Ruíz (red) defeated Exposito-Uriondo (blue) 22-18 (0:00--59 minutes 40 seconds on the video)


Salaberria-Etxebarria(red) defeated Elezkano-Galarza (blue) 22-14 (59:41-1:54:03).

The video ends with a very nice closing ceremony.