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THE race for the D&P Trophy title is reaching a climax and it now looks a two-horse race between Grindon and Town End Farm.

Farm came away with a 4-4 draw at Farringdon on Tuesday night in which either side could have won all points.

The game started off well for the home as they won the first rink but TEF, led by their skip J.Forbister who pulled off some dramatic shots, clinched the second rink.

In the final rink, hard as TEF tried to gain the upper hand, it was met it.

They started off well by winning the first. In the second rink Grangetown, led K. Wheathley (Snr). had other ideas and won it comfortably.

On the last rink Grindon, led by O. Gray, ensured there was going to be no upset and won to come away with 6-2 win.

Plains Farm’s title chances evaporated when a rejuvenated St Leonards won 8-0.

Steels had a great 8-0 win away to Hetton who, in the early part of the season, were one the front-runners .