KURLING: South Witham club pairing win top Lincs cup

South Witham Kurling Club's trophy-winning six.
South Witham Kurling Club's trophy-winning six.
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Grantham’s 92-year-old Jim Lidbetter rolled back the years with his new doubles partner Maggie Hurley to win the top prize in the Lincolnshire Open Kurling competition.

It was the first time the duo had played for each other for South Witham Kurling Club, and the village club also won the runners-up cup with the pair of Brian Fry and Penny Small.

Completing the hat trick, Lana Franz and Peter Hempsall secured the runners-up cup in the Plate competition.

A total of 24 teams contested the competition in Lincoln, eight of which came from South Witham.

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