Trégastel. The Trégastelloise ball: a competition for all generations

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May 20, 2024 at 2:34 p.m.

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It is on the association’s bowling alley, in front of the Résidence TI Langastel, in Poul Palud in Trégastel, that 72 playerseither 24 tripletsfound each other.

The Trégastelloise Ball recently added new tracks, explains the president Jacques Bonny.

Training between local bowlers

From 9 a.m., participants train in a good mood.

Samuel Le Maillot forms the teams which will oppose each other all day, triplet against triplet. The game is played in 12 points.

The competition attracts players from the surrounding areas: Lannion, Pleumeur-Bodou, Trébeurden

A multigenerational competition

At 10:30 a.m., the competition is launched. The weather is suitable: shy sun and fresh air.

The triplet of Isabelle, 89 years old, dean, with Jean-Yves and Marylène, is very motivated.

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For a long time, I have looked with envy at Breton boules players. When I arrived at the residence, I started playing, and it’s been 30 years now!

Isabelle, 89 years old
“The oldest” Isabelle and her triplet (Jean-Yves and Marylène). ©Véronique AUDRAIN

This competition brings together all generations in Trégastel: the youngest have 12 and 13 years oldand these are not the least fierce!

Aaron, 12 years old, plays Breton ball since he was 6 years old. He comes to win and he puts all his heart into it.

“The youngest” Aaron, 12 years old. ©Véronique AUDRAIN

Like many players, he also trains during the week here.

The atmosphere is joyful and festive. The refreshment bar allows everyone to take a break.

Some uncertainties however: Jacques Bonny mentions his concerns about the future moving project.

The Trégastelloise ball brought together several generations on Saturday May 18.
The Trégastelloise ball brought together several generations on Saturday May 18. ©Véronique AUDRAIN

And the winners are…

At the end of the day, proclamation of the results: the triplet of Yann, Seb and Darch takes it away. The finalists and semi-finalists will leave with prizes offered by the Town Hall and merchants.

Next competition: in September!

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