Crib Drive a success

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Clare Bell completed the double over the Barnardiston Arms in the Border Invitation Cribbage league with a 10-5 win as the second half of the season got under way.

It came after they had won 12-3 the previous week, though the four points were not enough to close the gap on the leaders Glemsford Club ‘A’ as they took four points from a double win over the Glemsford Club ‘B’ with a close 8-7 win.

Glemsford Angel moved up into fourth as they also performed a double over third placed Stoke-by-Clare Lion with an 8-7 win but they only won on one table.

Cavendish Bull took their revenge on the Melford Hare winning 8-7 the score they lost by the previous week, it leaves the Hare bottom of the table on eleven points.

n The Richer Cup, a charity crib drive organised by the Glemsford and District Cribbage League was a very well supported event which was open to all, 93 players on 23 tables took part.

The evening raised a total of £317.00. which was divided between the Glemsford Angels and the Glemsford Social Club (disabled toilet fund) each receiving a cheque for £158.50.

The Crib Drive winners were Colin Underwood and Sue Frost (British Legion) sharing the £40 prize money after winning six games plus 83.

Meanwhile, the runners-up, also winning six games plus 28, were Geoff and Margaret Parmenter (Sudbury Crib League) sharing £20.

The £10 third prize went to Peter Twitchett and Ray Boreham (Clare Ex service Club).