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Pinchbeck United test runaway leaders but ultimately suffer defeat

Pinchbeck United 0Shepshed Dynamo 3 Seemingly unstoppable Shepshed Dynamo made Pinchbeck United their latest Uhlsport UCL Premier Division scalp on Saturday – but the Knights made them work hard for their 3-0 victory. A Reece Morris strike (41) gave Dynamo a 1-0 half-time lead at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, before late efforts from Harry Wakefield (78) and Matt ...

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Saturday rugby: More away misery for Spalding RFC after tight Northampton defeat

Spalding RFC suffered their second defeat of the Midlands Three East (South) season on Saturday as hosts Northampton BBOB handed them a 19-15 reverse. With just three rounds of fixtures played, Town have lost both of their away games and sit in the bottom half of the table. More to follow. RESULTS Mildands Three East (South): Daventry 10 Stockwood Park ...

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Saturday football: Six of the best for Tigers, but Tulips and Pinchbeck are well beaten

Holbeach United were the big South Holland winners on Saturday as they smashed six goals, but both Spalding United and Pinchbeck United were soundly beaten. It was a day to remember for Holbeach In the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division, as they battered old foes Cogenhoe United 6-0 in a one-sided Carter’s Park affair. Josh Ford helped himself to a hat-trick ...

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Golf round-up: Tydd St Giles GC’s Popular Game Bird Open raises £200 for Diabetes UK

A total of 28 players helped Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s Game Bird Open raise £200 for Diabetes UK. With ladies from all over the region taking part, Tydd captain Liz Miller thanked all for contesting the four ball better ball format event, which raised funds for her chosen charity. Spalding Golf Club duo Lizzie Cooke and Jacqui Walton were ...

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Angling round-up: Big bream helps Pete win at Tydd Gote, plenty of perch for Holbeach’s Andy

Despite the wet and windy weather there were some impressive weights at the Tydd Gote Angling Club’s Sunday match at Main Road – with an average of over 9lb per angler. Winner Pete Emery was on peg 30 and spent the first hour and a half on the feeder for a 4lb bream and some good skimmers on worm, before ...

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Two triumphs for Welland Yacht Club ace Katie on wet and windy day of racing

A wet and wild Sunday saw the Carl Bilbie pursuit regatta and the Cadet Trophy contested at Welland Yacht Club – with Katie Follington emerging a double winner. Pursuit racing is where the handicap (in this regatta personal) is applied at the start of the race to give staggered start times then the result is the positions on the water ...

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Easton asks for one last push from his tired Spalding United ahead of quiet October

Matt Easton has issued a rallying cry to his walking wounded Spalding United squad ahead of what looks like being their only fixture for the entirety of October. The Tulips make the long trip to Glossop North End on Saturday (3pm) knowing that it’ll be at least a few more weeks before they have another game in the BetVictor NPL ...

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Hussey keen to put Holbeach United’s bitter rivalry with Cogenhoe to bed ahead of clash

Boss Danny Hussey doesn’t believe that the recent bad blood between Holbeach United and Cogenhoe United exists anymore ahead of Saturday’s showdown. The two Uhlsport UCL Premier Division sides have built up something of a heated rivalry over the past few seasons – which has included Cogenhoe turning up for a game that they didn’t know was postponed and a ...

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Dunn: In-form Pinchbeck United confident of testing league leaders Shepshed

Ian Dunn insists that Pinchbeck United won’t be intimidated by all-conquering Uhlsport UCL Premier Division leaders Shepshed Dynamo ahead of their clash this weekend. Table-toppers Shepshed have won all eight of their games so far this season and sit five points clear at the summit ahead of their Saturday visit to the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field (3pm). Hosts Pinchbeck ...

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Generous Spalding Indoor Bowls Club show their support to St Barnabas Hospice

Spalding Indoor Bowls Club’s ladies started their new season on a positive note as they handed over a sizeable cheque to charity. Ahead of their first league fixture of the new season, they handed over a cheque of £1,195 to St Barnabas Hospice – the club’s chosen charity for the 2018/19 season. St Barnabas Hospice, a local independent charity, support ...

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Motorsport preview: Wilson ‘hopes to feel better’ at Donington, Clarke itching to get back on the track

Having had another two weeks to strengthen his broken leg, Ben Wilson heads to Donington Park for the penultimate round of the Dickies British Supersport Championship this weekend. In the last round, Kirton racer Wilson battled through the pain barrier to record a couple of points finishes at Assen to secure some precious championship points which keep him in the ...

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Step forward as South Lincs Competitive Swimming Club’s super six shine on Lincolnshire duty

Six of South Lincs Competitive Swimming Club’s members recently received call-ups to represent Lincolnshire at the junior inter-county competition. Nitesh Anbazhagan, Alex Sadler, Frank Lamb, Luke Sorrell, Charlotte Ciuberkyte and Isobel Gosling all headed to Luton to compete for the county against teams from Warwickshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Leicestershire. The Spalding club’s swimmers all competed in a ...

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South Lincs stars set spree of new personal best times at national event in Sheffield

Spalding-based South Lincs Competitive Swimming Club were once again well represented at the Swim English National event at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge pool. Ellisha Cookson had a busy schedule and contested four events, the 800m freestyle, 400m individual medley (IM) and both the 50m and 100m breaststroke, while Emma Croker competed in the 200m freestyle and Mollie Briggs stepped up for ...

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Hockey round-up: Super Stuart stars to inspire Spalding men to a weekend double

Stuart Cunnington scored five times as Spalding 1st enjoyed two East Men’s Hockey League Premier B victories in as many days over the weekend. Ace goal-getter Cunnington bagged a treble to inspire Spalding to a 4-3 win at Bourne Deeping 1st on Saturday, with Joe Maltby the other scorer. That man Cunnington then notched a double to seal a 2-1 ...

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Hoggard in the final reckoning for Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year award

Seven-time BRDC British F3 Championship race winner Johnathan Hoggard has been confirmed as a finalist for the prestigious Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year award. The award, which recognises rising stars of British motorsport, has previously been won by Formula One World Champion Jenson Button, triple Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti, as well as currently F1 drivers ...

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Snooker round-up: Bourne SC A buck the trend to stay flawless in Divsion One

Only one side held on to their unbeaten record in Division One of the Spalding and District Snooker League after the third round of fixtures on Thursday night. It’s Bourne SC A who boast three wins from three after they edged out Holbeach D 4-2 in a tight tussle. Wins from Ian Gibson (R7), Oli Player (O28) and Michael Byrne ...

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PDFL round-up: Red-hot Crowland Town go top by walloping Whittlesey 11-0

Crowland Town were the big winners in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division on Saturday as they smashed hosts Whittlesey Athletic Reserves 11-0. The Division One side roared to the top of the table in formidable fashion, with Ethan Allen helping himself to a hat-trick at Manor Leisure Centre. The other goals came from Danny Firth (2), Jamie Beeken, Harry Grigas, ...

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Dunn frustrated but able to take the positives as Knights blow a 2-0 lead at Chenecks

ON Chenecks 2Pinchbeck United 2 A last-gasp leveller denied Pinchbeck United a much-needed victory on Saturday as Northampton ON Chenecks snatched a Uhlsport UCL Premier Division point. Aaron Eyett (8) opened the scoring and then Ollie Maltby’s effort (21) looked to have put Ian Dunn’s side in a strong position for a much-needed win. But the hosts hit back with ...

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Hussey’s delight as Holbeach United finally show their teeth in Rugby Town win

Holbeach United 3Rugby Town 1 Resurgent Holbeach United produced their best performance in some time as they defeated Rugby Town 3-1 on Saturday. The Tigers went ahead on the half hour through Jonny Lockie, but were pegged back by Jazz Luckie’s strike five minutes before the break in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division clash at Carter’s Park. That gave Danny ...

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No excuses from Easton as injury-ravaged Spalding United are dumped out of FA Trophy

Chasetown 5Spalding United 1 By RAY TUCKER Spalding United’s recent woes in Football Association competitions continued on Saturday with a thumping 5-1 defeat at the hands of ten-man Chasetown in the extra preliminary round of the FA Trophy on Saturday. Only two weeks earlier the teams shared the points in the BetVictor NPL South East Division clash at the same ...

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