In the smaller photograph (click to enlarge) you see the boules field, laid out in lines for the competition. Today they are playing doublettes - or doubles.
There are three types of competition in boules:
- three players per team (two boules per player), called triples
- two players per team (three boules per player), called doubles
- one player per team (three boules per player), called singles
Want to read a simplified and brief version of the rules? - click on the link.