Over the weekend of November 12th and 13th, the University of Gloucestershire welcomed us as the Oxstalls Sports Park where we hosted our first BE Cup competition of the seasons and second of our five Heathcoat Cup competitions.

The weekend started with our BE Cup athletes facing off against each other all vying for a place at the BE Cup finals in May. The BC1, BC2 and BC4 athletes played in round robin competitions whilst the BC3's were looking to progress through to the semi finals before the medals could be decided.

After a day of close matches and tie-breaks, here are the final placings: 

1st Richard Armstrong Jason Rolph Matt Berry Penny Froude
2nd Caroline Robinson James Clowes Lee Maddison Mitchell Robinson
3rd Fay Hart Jasper MacCall Sally Kidson Sophie Newnham
4th Zoe Barnes Soleil Palmer Cecilia Turk Harrison Smith
5th Sam Hindley Rafael Young Aiden Robinson
6th Lewis Fisher
7th Jonathan Brough
8th Liam Beresford
9th Craig Williams
10th Jonah Wright

Head to the BE Cup page to view the quailifying points after the first competition.

Photos from this competition can be found in the BE Cup - Gloucester, photo album.

After the eventful day of BE Cup action on Saturday, Sunday saw our Heathcoat Cup take to the courts, all looking to qualify for the Heathcoat Cup finals which will take place in Nottingham on 29th April 2023.

This competition welcomed a number of brand new athletes who have either returned to boccia after having some time out or how have reacently found boccia and joined thir local club.

Another action packed day with high quaility shots and great tactical decisions being dispalyed saw three of the four madal matches being won on a tie-break.

The final results were as follows:

BC1/2 BC3 BC5/6 BC8
1st Jonathon Broadfield (BC2) Georgina Moore Archie Eaton (BC5) Neil Ptchford
2nd Daisy Kettle (BC2) Thomas Hall Peter Langton (BC5) Steve Owens
3rd Tom Ainsworth (BC2) Laith Ritchie Andy Batten (BC6) Jade Cole

Head to the Heathcoat Cup page to view the players who have already qualified for the Heathcoat Cup finals.

Photos from this competition can be found in the Heathcoat Cup - West, photo album.

As always we would like to say big thank you to all the volunteers who made this competition possible in roles including classifiers, officials, announcer, and event assistant. If you would like to support a future event, please contact us on [email protected]