CHAMP Rower James Renforth CROWD PLEASER Potshare bowling was a huge draw before 1914 MAKING A SPLASH Durham club swimmers at Elvet Baths in 1933 MEN ONLY Members of Durham Quoit
Club in action
They then walk to the pit where they were aiming, the winner being the person whose quoit
is closest to the hob.
By the 1930s the colliery workers had obtained a five-day working week, allowing them to spend more time on the quoit
pitch and the sport began to receive radio coverage on the BBC.
Each year the club elected an honourable lady patroness, who was allowed to attend dinners, but not throw quoits
SIR - With reference to the letter from E Rees of Glynneath concerning the game of quoits
, as a young boy in the village of Argoed, near Blackwood, I can remember in the early 1950s watching the Wales v Scotland Quoits
Guisborough tickets from Fatso's in Guisborough and the Quoit
A spokesman for the Quoit
Club said: "The event was going well and everybody was well behaved apart from one incident.
The semi-finals are taking place this week, with Redcar Lakes playing Hartlepool Snooker and Carlin How taking on Guisborough Quoit
Tony Buckle scored both Unionists points at snooker, with breaks of 42, 34 and 33, while Col Savage made a 40 at snooker for the Quoit
, and Mark Boyt knocked in a 42 at billiards.
Hartlepool travelled to Guisborough Quoit
for their victory, with John Hartley making 35, 35 and 34 at billiards to beat Mark Boyt.
were also away winners, against local rivals Guisborough Cons.
Redcar Unionists continue to struggle this season, and they were beaten 5-1 at Guisborough Quoit