On the 25th of July 2009 at Blaxhall during the Celebration of George Ewart
Evans at 100, a Quoits competition took place for the Snape Maltings Quoits
Club Handicap Challenge Cup.
This cup was last played for in 1932 and was then won by a Mr E Sawyer.
The story goes that 20 years ago Mr Alan Edwards of Snape found this
beautiful cup in Norwich, Mr Edwards said that this cup was going
for scrap when he found it and bought it saving it from the scrap dealers.
So after it being in his care for 20 years it finally came out in to the
light again and was played for on Saturday 25th July in a match held in
The competition was the first Quoits game seen in Blaxhall after many years,
it is believed that the last Quoits game was played in Blaxhall over 50
The competition was open to all Suffolk Quoits Association Players, and was
won by Bill Thurston.
Picture of Bill Thurston above by M Grenham