Petanque Section


Pétanque is played on an all-weather piste situated at the rear of the hall and is open to all senior members of the club.


L'OIGNON FRANCAIS TROPHY - a doubles event held in May with partners drawn.

PRESIDENT’S DAY TROPHY - a singles knockout event held in June/July with the semi-finals and final taking place on President’s Day. In this event handicaps are applied to previous winners.

LE VIN ROUGE TROPHY - a singles event held in August.

BROUGHTON OPEN - a sponsored doubles event held in September. This has attracted strong competitors from various corners of Lancashire and with it a high standard of play. It started in 1998 and after a three year suspension due to club renovations it was successfully re-launched in 2008.

LE POUDING DE NÖEL TROPHY - a singles event held in December.

Except for the President’s Day Trophy, which is a knockout competition, the others are generally played initially as several games in a group before the final knockout stage.

Petanque News


Winners and runners up of the L'Oignon Francais Trophy held 4th May 2015. Karen and Martin Galloway and Mike Davison and Tim Threadgold


In a new venture for petanque, Tim Threadgold, Nigel and Anne Parsons represented Broughton Club in a triples competition. They were beaten in a closely fought semi-final against tough opposition from Croston league players.