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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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
Each quoit is usually an iron ring that is about 18 centimetres (7 inches) across with a 11.5 centimetre 4.5 inch) hole in the centre and are no heavier than 3 kilograms (7 pounds).
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.
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.
Each team member throws two quoits. 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.
Scouse scally Nige and Geordie charmer Kai Humphries share headline duties at Big Mouth's brand new gigs at Redcar's Coatham Memorial Hall and Guisborough Quoit Club on Friday, May 2, before nipping over to Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt and Saltburn's Spa Hotel on Saturday, May 3.
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
Police are again appealing for witnesses to the assault which happened at The Quoit Club in Northgate, Guisborough.
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.