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Sport to make its debut

By MIG: Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: September 25, 2013


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A POPULAR French sport is making its debut in the Staffordshire Moorlands.

It’s boules – a collective name for a wide range of games involving the throwing or rolling of heavy balls at a small object.

The sport has been introduced at the new John Pointon sportsground in Cheddleton.

“We hope to arouse sufficient interest to start a local league,” said sportsground manager John Barratt.

John is pictured (left) inspecting the new equipment with players David and Karen Fielding.

The free boules sessions take place on Wednesdays between 2pm and 4pm.

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