Trafford is home of one of the hottest sports and it’s right on your doorstep, Petanque is the sport! and its played in Stretford.

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Your home club is Trafford Petanque and their home piste (playing ground) is at Victoria Park in Stretford and play regular games on a Saturday Morning and on a weekday evening during the summer months.

It is a modern game that requires a fair bit of skill, and you get to meet some amazing people playing it from all walks of life, even just watching this game is great, but playing it is something else.

It is good for general fitness, no heavy lifting of gigantic bowls here! you get a silver ball to throw at a plastic one! it is very addictive and we fully recommend you have a look in one day soon!

Trafford Petanque play games all over the country and in France! they now have team sponsors and a team kit, more will follow and the club are reaching out to the residents of Trafford, hoping you will try out the game that even Yorkshire and other areas have taken up as one of the leading participated sports in the UK.

You can find out more about Trafford Petanque and the sport HERE