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Carly goes the extra mile for Halmer Harriers with two runs on the same day

Halmer Harriers member Carly Wilkinson ran the 5k and 10k at the Bournemouth Marathon festival… on the same day! Wilkinson clocked 32.02mins and 1.02.46hrs respectively in the two events on Saturday, with the 10k contested first. This comes two weeks after the member of the Spalding-based running club ran 31k in two days at the Disneyland Paris Run Weekend, running ...

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Kilby’s the Main man at Tydd Gote Angling Club meet with a bulging net of tench

Andrew Kilby was in top form at the Tydd Gote Angling Club’s Sunday match at Main Road with an excellent net of tench weighing 39lb 3oz. Kilby was on hot peg 32, the winning peg from the Wednesday Open, and plundered nine big tench fishing at 11m with caster and worm for his winning weight. Steve Borrett also found some ...

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Ace racer Prior sails to Welland Yacht Club Sunday treble

An in-form Andy Prior won all three races at Welland Yacht Club on Sunday. Four boats took to the start of the day’s first race, which was number five in the Sunday Points series. At first it looked like there would be little breeze to make progress against the faster than normal flow on the river. As the start time ...

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Billiards round-up: White-hot Rob sinks 164 break for Crowland but loses frame

Rob Childs was at his brilliant best in the Spalding and District Billiards League on Monday night as he made a stunning 164 break. The Crowland cue ace, who plays off a mammoth O270 handicap, laid down an early marker for best break of the season against Gosberton B – but he was beaten 200-91 by Marcus Pell (O20). That ...

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Pair of dominant displays from Spalding Water Polo in Herts League

Spalding Water Polo have been on fantastic form in their two most recent Herts League matches. They romped to a 19-5 success over Bedford at the Castle Sports Complex last week, just days after a big 20-8 victory at Hertford. Spalding were in charge of the match against Bedford from the start and had an exceptional second quarter – winning ...

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Roaring Holbeach United eye FA Vase run as Hussey talks up recent upturn in form

Just two weeks after questioning his own future as manager, Danny Hussey now feels his Holbeach United side are capable of taking on anybody at Step Five of the non-league ladder. The Tigers have won four games on the spin since Hussey’s frank and honest assessment of their shortcomings and now go into Saturday’s Buildbase FA Vase clash at South ...

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Dunn targets historic win for Pinchbeck United in huge FA Vase clash with Worcester

Pinchbeck United are gearing up for one of the biggest games in the club’s history this weekend. The Knights, fresh off the back of having three players sent off in a 5-1 Uhlsport UCL Premier Division loss at Boston Town, host a huge Buildbase FA Vase first round clash with Worcester City on Saturday (3pm). Player/boss Ian Dunn admits that ...

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G&S Racing Kawasaki trio impress at Donington Park as Keyes claims fifth place

The three-man G&S Racing Kawasaki squad of Milo Ward, Kevin Keyes and TJ Toms all safely completed their races at Donington Park over the weekend. At the penultimate round of the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 championship, Ward came home in 15th place to pick up a championship point, while TJ Toms and Kevin Keyes finished the Pirelli National Superstock 600 ...

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Double points finish for Wilson as his recovery continues at Donington Park

Gutsy Ben Wilson picked up two top ten finishes at the penultimate round of the British Supersport Championship over the weekend. Still recovering from the double break he sustained at Thruxton a few weeks ago, Kirton speedster Wilson managed finishes of ninth and tenth at Donington Park to move up to ninth in the rider standings. Wilson was a lot ...

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Golf round-up: Gedney Hill foursome seal Les Pepper Salver success

The Gedney Hill Golf Club quartet of Chris Davies, Nigel Grummit, Rob Newns and Rob Bye enjoyed a wonderful win at the Les Pepper Salver event on Saturday. An inter-club competition between all the clubs that play in the South Lincs Scratch League, the Salver serves as the end of season event. The team’s super score of 87 points was ...

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Hockey round-up: Seven-up Spalding storm into third place, three wins on spin for red-hot Poachers

Spalding 1st stormed up to third in the East Men’s Hockey League Premier B table after walloping hosts Shefford and Sandy 1st 7-1 on Saturday. It was the home side who opened the scoring, but Spalding kept their heads and two Stuart Cunnington short corners put them ahead and Glenn Richardson’s fine finish made it 3-1. Cunnington deflected home his ...

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Tigers Social Club teams star on Holbeach and District Darts League’s finals night

The finals night of the Holbeach and District Summer Darts League proved to be an impressive one for Tigers Social Club. Top tier champions Tigers B wrapped up a double by racing to glory in the Division One Knockout Cup, while Tigers A triumphed in the Division Two Knockout Cup. In a display of dominance, Tigers B romped to a ...

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Reidy edged out by rival in classic at Nene Valley Harriers’ club night

By BARRY WARNE The Nene Valley Harriers end of season club night featured a series of graded 800m races – and the main event was a two-lap classic. Peterborough AC’s Benji Davis and Nene Valley’s Sean Reidy crossed the line neck and neck in 2.00.7mins, but the nod went to Davis who had chased Reidy down the home straight catching ...

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Snooker round-up: Impressive wins keep unbeaten runs going for Division Three duo

Just two teams boast 100 per cent records after four rounds of the Spalding and District Snooker League – and both are in Division Three. Gosberton D and Pyramid B both boast four wins from as many games after beating Gosberton C and Gosberton B 5-1 respectively. The top break in those two clashes came from Pyramid’s Lester Gaunt (O35), ...

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First-half Lockie strike fires Holbeach United to fourth win on spin

Holbeach United 1Rothwell Corinthians 0 Jonny Lockie continued his fine form in front of goal by firing Holbeach United to a 1-0 win over Rothwell Corinthians on Wednesday night. Striker Lockie netted on 23 minutes to settle the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division clash at Carter’s Park. Rothwell had a man sent off after the break, making it easier for Danny ...

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Yellow cards prove costly for Spalding RFC in surprise Northampton BBOB defeat

Northampton BBOB 19Spalding RFC 15 Spalding RFC were left extremely disappointed after slipping to a 19-15 defeat at Northampton BBOB in a game they dominated for long periods on Saturday. Town had led by ten points at half time as they aimed to secure an all too elusive away victory in Midlands Three East (South), but a late converted try ...

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Dunn left embarrassed by Pinchbeck United showing as three red cards mar derby defeat

Boston Town 5Pinchbeck United 1 “Embarassed” Ian Dunn admitted that he was at his lowest ebb as Pinchbeck United boss after seeing three players sent off in a 5-1 defeat at Boston Town on Tuesday night. Goals from former favourites Lee Beeson (2) and Alex Beck had the Knights trailing the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division derby 3-0 at half-time. James ...

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PDFL round-up: Moulton Harrox back in business with home win, Sutton secure county success

Moulton Harrox bounced back from successive defeats to defeat Oakham United 3-1 in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division on Saturday. The defending champions were inspired by a Declan Earth double at Broad Lane, while Billy King got their other goal. The only sour note for Kev Nottingham’s side was a red card to midfielder Louis Steadman on his return to ...

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Hussey thrilled with performance as Holbeach United hit top form in six-y showing

Holbeach United 6Cogenhoe United 0 Danny Hussey piled praise on his Holbeach United side after seeing them smash Cogenhoe United 6-0 on Saturday. The Tigers made it three wins on the spin with a dominant display against their Uhlsport UCL Premier Division rivals at Carter’s Park, with Josh Ford helping himself to a hat-trick. Red-hot hitman Ford netted on 21, ...

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Tired Tulips are tonked at Glossop as boss Easton welcomes a two-week break

Glossop NE 6Spalding United 1 Spalding United slumped to their heaviest defeat of the BetVictor NPL South East Division season so far as Glossop North End thrashed them 6-1 on Saturday. The Tulips, who now have two weeks without a game, were comprehensively defeated in Derbyshire as Porya Ahmadi (13, 33 and 60) helped himself to a hat-trick. Mohammed Sheriff ...

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