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.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Jai Alai/Cesta Punta--FFPB 2017 Coupe de France Pro-Am Final

The Federation Francaise de Pelote Basque (FFPB) 2017 Coupe de France Pro-Am competition was held at Fronton Euskal Jai, Biarritz (1) (2) from January 26 to April 27, 2017. Partial results of the tournament are available at the Biarritz Athletic Club website

April 27, 2017.


A.S Hossegor (Moresmau-Etcheverry)(blue) defeated Pau (Curveur-A. Alliez) (red) 2-1 (15-9, 6-15,10-5)

Full match video (Canal+ via Audiense Audiovisueal Youtube site.

Brief match article and 5 photos (Jai Alai News Facebook page)

FFPB photos (scroll through the photos to the "National A" section.

This year the amateurs beat the players with professional experience in a match that was close, although none of the sets were.

As always, the Canal+ coverage was terrific.