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see horseshoe pitchinghorseshoe pitching,
game played by two or more persons using horseshoes, the object being to throw the shoes so as to encircle a vertical iron peg that is 14 in. (35.6 cm) high. Regulation courts are at least 50 ft (15 m) long and 10 ft (3 m) wide; pitching distance is 40 ft (12.
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The exhibition sheds light on the ritualistic world of quoits, which involves throwing metal rings - the quoits - at a pin set in mud or clay.
Each year the club elected an honourable lady patroness, who was allowed to attend dinners, but not throw quoits.
Evison (1965) first pointed out connections with continental late Roman metalwork, confirmed by the discovery of the Mucking buckle, a late Roman military belt buckle decorated in Quoit Brooch style.
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 International.
Guisborough tickets from Fatso's in Guisborough and the Quoit Club.
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.
Ron Bickerdyke had a 49 billiards break for Lune Street A as they went down 4-2 to Guisborough Quoit, while Gary Beckett made a 52 at billiards for the Lakes, as they beat Lune Street B 4-2.
Wednesday Country and Western Club feat Chasing The Wind -Guisborough Quoit Club PS2; Blake - The Forum, Billingham PS20/PS22.
Wednesday American Routes - Guisborough Quoit Club PS3; Lovely Eggs - Georgian Theatre, Stockton PS6; Saw Doctors - Arc, Stockton PS22.