Hexham win the North East Quiz Final

Shield PresentationShelagh Carter of the Hexham Rotary Club accepts the District Shield from Trevor Blease after Hexham defeated Darlington by 49 points to 34 in the District Final.
Shelagh captained the Hexham team of four, the other members were Richard Nelson, Brian Sanderson and John Dumbrell. The TeamFinal  was held in Bishop Auckland on Thursday 23rd August hosted by the Bishop Auckland Rotary Club. The questions were set by Trevor Blease of the Teeside West Rotary Club and covered many subjects including "The Armed Forces", "Greek Myths". "Geometry", "Sport", "Literature" and several others.

On their way to the final Hexham had defeated teams from Jarrow, teamHadrian’s Wall, Newcastle and Tyneside. They also established a record as this is the sixth time they have won the Shield.

Bishop Auckland was chosen as a neutral venue half way between Hexham and Bishop Auckland and we now understand why there were no geography questions !!!