Rye Crib league is played on Tuesday evenings in the winter and there are two leagues (A and B ) with eight teams in each league.
Teams play four singles games and two pairs in each match, with each game consisting of three legs, making 18 points (one point per leg) to be scored in a match.
“A” league consists of two teams from Rye Harbour Social Club, one team each from Rye Club, The Owl (formerly Green Owl), William the Conqueror (Rye Harbour), Bedford (Rye), Pipemakers (Rye), and the Old King John (Ore).
The “B” league comprises two teams from Tenterden Club, one team each from Rolvenden Club, White Dog (Ewhurst Green), Wittersham Sports Club, White Hart (Newenden), Rose and Crown (Beckley) and the Inkerman Arms (Rye Harbour).
The Bedford Arms tops the “A” league, having started the season with a run of six unbeaten matches. They are two points clear from second place Rye Club. Rye Harbour Social Club A are third in the league.
Top of the “B” league is the Inkerman Arms and in second place, just four points behind, is the Tenterden Club A. They are one point in front of the Rose and Crown.
The leagues pairs competition played at the Inkerman Arms on November 29 was won by Andy Boorman and David Tuffs of Wittersham Sports Club. The runners up were Paul and Alan of the Owl (Green Owl).
Photo: Dennis Leeds-George