quoit


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game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in playing the game of quoits

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uk Big Mouth Guisborough: Friday, May 2, Quoit Club starring Nige, Kai Humphries, Rob Thomas and Andrew Ryan (MC), PS10, from Fatso's and Guisborough Bookshop, or online at www.
Darlington Quoit Club, thought to be the oldest in the world, was formed in 1846 and is still for men only.
Each quoit is usually an iron ring that is about 18 centimetres (7 inches) across with a 11.
Like the mainstream sports, quoits thrived on local rivalries and national pride (especially between England and Wales) and because of the physical strength required to throw a quoit, the majority of players were often colliery workers.
The South Caradon copper mine, Golitha Falls, the Iron Age hillfort of Berry Castle and Trethevy Quoit - a tomb thought to date to 4,500 BC - are on the route.
The team with the nearest quoit to the prod wins a point for that and every quoit closer than the nearest opposition quoit.
When grown to manhood, Perseus accidentally struck the foot of Acrisius with a quoit, and the blow caused his death, thus fulfilling the oracle.
Police are again appealing for witnesses to the assault which happened at The Quoit Club in Northgate, Guisborough.
The object of the game is to see who could get the quoit, which was thrown, as close to the marker as possible.
After the gelding had been beaten a short head and a nose on Saturday, his jockey Michael Traurig said he was pretty confident they would reverse form with the first two, Gold Quoit and the former Marlborough Cup winner Saluter, in the
On the first Friday of every month, Redcar's Coatham Memorial Hall - home of Redcar Boxing Club - and Guisborough Quoit Club will both play host to a mix of familiar TV faces and some of the freshest comics on the UK circuit.
The 23-year-old woman was at the Quoit Club in Guisborough where Jordan Dowson's wake was being held following his funeral.
Guisborough Quoit ensured their place in the semi-finals with a 4-2 home win against runaway league leaders Carlin How.
Guisborough Quoit came away from Redcar Unionists as 4-2 winners.
Lune Street B had a 4-2 home win against Guisborough Quoit.