There is a great deal of history between these two teams and Durham are still hurting from the last meeting in 2016 when Cumbria crushed them forcing an early concession. However this time Durham had the advantage of a home tie and were able to select a stronger more balanced team. It showed with an early lead which was extended as the match progressed.
Cumbria were without three of their regular skips and the home side continued to take advantage. With 19 ends left to play the match was conceded with Durham 107 and Cumbria 75.
Next round opponents are Lincolnshire on Sat 13th Jan 2018.
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16th December 2017