2008 Victorian Triples Championship

    Many thanks to Jenny Cuthbert, Sue Gray and Richard Tarlinton and Terry Barter for taking the photos

  



 


Three beards on a piste: When Peter, Dennis and Bill formed a team, Bill had to "grow" a beard overnight to fit in

 
 

Kevin Ward prepares to let fly with a boule

 
 

"The boys:" David, John and Michael


 

Richard Tarlinton and Andre Deramond read out the protocols and rules of play

 
 

The Camberwell pistes were chockablock for Victorian Triples Championship

 
 

Sue takes aim while teammates Alma and Lesley and opponent Peter watch

 
 

Pétanque is a game of millimeters

 
 

When the sun got hot, the cool guys were under the marquee

 
 

Action on the "gravel pit" pistes

 
 

Elementary geometry comes in handy when you're estimating which balls are closer to the jack

  

The action heats on in front of the club's familiar green-and-white marquees


 

Alma, Sue and Lesley on their way to their +60s championship gold


 

We now switch you to Cabrini Hospital's  maternity ward to where Piste-up's intrepid photographer, Jenny Cuthbert, raced right after competing in the tournament so she could show off her new granddaughter, Olive Grace, who was born during the tournament.


 

Granddad Peter may have lost a game (or two) on Sunday but he gained a beauty! 

  

Pondering the next move

 
 

Master chef Clive Windley shows his stuff at the grill

 
 

A long end begs a keen eye for the knockout shot

  

Kevin Ward and Sue Gray congratulate each other