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South Holland’s famous five guide Lincolshire to national bowls glory

Five South Holland bowlers helped Lincolnshire lift the Walker Cup on Sunday. Ruby Hill, Chelsea Tomlin (both Royal Mail Cart), Annie Dunham, Louise Catchpole (both Carter’s Park, Holbeach) and Lucy Cooke (Castle) helped the county claim glory in the inter-county double rink discipline at the national championships held at Leamington Spa on Sunday. The morning’s semi-final was always close against ...

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Buffham makes it back-to-back wins at Spalding Cycling Club

Kieran Buffham made it back-to-back time trial victories at Spalding Cycling Club with a strong showing last week. There was no rain this week, but the breeze was fairly strong and ensured that riders had to cope with a head wind for the two and a half times they rode east down the Delph. There was also strong cross wind, ...

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Prior seals afternoon points series success in style at Welland Yacht Club

Andy Prior wrapped up overall glory in Welland Yacht Club’s afternoon points personal handicap series with a win and a second place in the final two rounds on Sunday. Prior sailed to the runners-up position in the penultimate round, before clinching his crown with a typical victory in the finale. However, the first race of the day was the third ...

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G&S Racing Kawasaki trio honour Tat with strong Silverstone showings

It was a bitter-sweet weekend for the Wyberton-based G&S Racing Kawasaki team despite all three riders performing well at Cadwell Park. In front of a massive crowd, the team had one of their best Saturdays of the year with Kevin Keyes qualifying in third place and TJ Toms fifth in the Pirelli Superstock 600 championship round. Milo Ward also secured ...

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Solid return to the track sees Kirton’s Clarke take 19th place at Silverstone

Aaron Clarke made a welcome return to the racetrack last weekend when he rode to a strong 19th position at Cadwell Park in round nine of the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 championship. Kirton speedster Clarke had been sidelined for a while after his BMW suffered an engine failure at Brands Hatch early in the season. He had planned his return ...

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Lockie at the double as Holbeach United earn derby draw with Deeping

Holbeach United 2 Deeping Rangers 2 Jonny Lockie struck twice against his former club as Holbeach United drew 2-2 with rivals Deeping Rangers on Wednesday night. Dan Jarvis fired Deeping ahead early on, but two Lockie efforts put the Tigers 2-1 ahead at half time in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division derby at Carter’s Park. However, the Clarets levelled through ...

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Top Tydd St Giles Golf Club talent Kevin shoots a new course record

Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s head greenkeeper and scratch golfer Kevin Goude has added another achievement to his ever-growing resume after breaking the course record. Goude, who has been scratch club champion at Tydd for eight consecutive years, shot a stunning gross 64 (nett 66) in the July monthly medal competition. Remarkably, that score was only good enough to earn ...

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Hoggard back on the podium at Silverstone but loses ground on F3 leader

Weston Hills racer Johnathan Hoggard enjoyed another impressive weekend in the BRDC British F3 Championship – but lost ground on the series leader. Fortec Motorsports ace Hoggard claimed third place in race one at Silverstone, but could only manage 14th position in race two before completing the weekend with a solid fifth in the third race. That leaves the teenager ...

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Gutted Wilson sits out Cadwell Park after failing medical following double break

Despite his best effort in trying to regain his fitness Ben Wilson failed a medical and was deemed unfit to race at Cadwell Park in round eight of the British Supersport Championship over the weekend. The Kirton racer suffered two broken bones in his leg in a crash at Thruxton two weeks ago and has been having treatment twice a ...

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Spalding RFC impress with strong friendly shows after summer of hard work

Spalding RFC have stepped up their preparations for the new season with two strong friendly showings over the past week. Town took a squad of 34 players to Deepings RFC for their opening fixture last Thursday in a match that was split into four quarters. They ran in six tries to Deepings’ one, with Connall Mason, Ash Piccaver, Will Shields, ...

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Cricket round-up: Derby off but Spalding Town go clear, Baker hits 105 for Sutton 2nd

Spalding Town extended their lead at the top of South Lincs and Border League Premier Division on Saturday – despite seeing their derby at Long Sutton rained off. Town and Sutton both walked away with eight points from the abandoned fixture, a result that saw Spalding move 14 points clear after gaining four more points on second-placed Bourne 2nd. Town ...

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Quick-fire second-half strikes secure another victory for unbeaten Spalding United

Spalding United 2 Loughborough Dynamo 0 Two goals in three second-half minutes gave Spalding United an eye-catching 2-0 win over Loughborough Dynamo on Tuesday night – and kept their flawless start to the new season going. After a goalless first period at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, Ben Richards (49) and Scott Floyd (52) netted to settle the BetVictor ...

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Spencer’s sending off sours Hussey’s mood despite Holbeach United victory

Anstey Nomads 0 Holbeach United 2 Danny Hussey was happy enough with Holbeach United’s 2-0 triumph at Anstey Nomads on Saturday – but admits that a red card to skipper Spencer Tinkler soured his mood. Strikes in either half from Josh Ford (penalty) and Jonny Lockie made it two Uhlsport UCL Premier Division wins on the trot for the Tigers ...

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Easton talks up Jackson impact as Spalding United make the perfect start

Sutton Coldfield Town 0 Spalding United 2 Spalding United got their BetVictor Northern Premier South East League campaign off to a glorious start with an impressive victory at Coles Lane on Saturday. A superb opening day performance of neat passing and attacking football on a 3G pitch proved too much for the home side and the Tulips’ margin of victory ...

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Saturday football: Amazing start for Tulips, Tigers win again and Harrox stay perfect

Spalding United made an hugely impressive start to the new BetVictor NPL South East Division season with a 2-0 victory at Sutton Coldfield Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United’s fine form continued with a 2-0 triumph at Anstey Nomads in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division. Starting with the Tulips, goals from Jamie Jackson (penalty 19) and Ben Richards (52) secured ...

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Home humbling for Pinchbeck United but Ross looks forward to a brighter future

Pinchbeck United 1 Harborough Town 4 Youthful Pinchbeck United were handed a 4-1 home humbling by clinical Harborough Town as their tricky start to the new season continued. Goals from Daniel Forbes (17), Ben Williams (43) and Finlay Gray (57 & 69) sank the Knights in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division clash at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on ...

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Gallant Gail grabs a pair of podiums at latest Welland Yacht Club meet

Both Gail Follington and Alistair Mitchell tasted victory at Welland Yacht Club on Sunday. With strong wind making life difficult, the first race of the day – round two in the Sunday Points Series – was delayed in starting, with only three boats taking to a blustery starting line. Taking full advantage of wind strength, a long course was chosen. ...

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Eyett and Edwards return as Dunn looks to add experienced heads to Pinchbeck squad

New signings are badly needed to kick-start Pinchbeck United’s season. That’s the view of player/boss Ian Dunn ahead of Saturday’s Uhlsport UCL Premier Divisions showdown with Harborough Town at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on Saturday (3pm). The new-look Knights are lacking in step five experience after a summer of upheaval – and Dunn is hopeful of adding as ...

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Holbeach United look at fresh faces with Hussey left short ahead of Anstey trip

Danny Hussey admits that his Holbeach United squad is down to the bare bones – and he’s already having to dip back into the transfer market. Injuries to Michael Frew (at least two months out) and Jono Fairweather (two more weeks out) have be compounded by the loss of Joe Smith (hamstring), while Joe Braithwaite is also out of Saturday’s ...

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Boss eyes ‘major improvement’ as Spalding United bid to banish past woes

Matt Easton hopes that this will be the season that everybody at Spalding United begins enjoying their football again. The boss reckons that the feel-good factor has returned to the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field ahead of their BetVictor NPL South East Division opener at Sutton Coldfield Town on Saturday (3pm). After narrowly avoiding relegation last season following a crippling ...

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