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FA Cup woe for ten-man Holbeach United

Holbeach United 2 Boston Town 4 Ten-man Holbeach crashed out of the FA Cup on Saturday as rivals Boston Town ended the 100 per cent record of co-bosses John Chand and Graham Drury. The Tigers missed chance after chance in a one-sided first period at Carter’s Park, before defender Danny Spencer lashed home a deserved opener on 38 minutes. Inspired ...

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Tulips make FA Cup progress, Harrox beat Pinchbeck

Tom Waumsley’s first-half strike earned Spalding United a 1-0 win over Heanor Town in the FA Cup on Saturday. The former Holbeach United frontman volleyed home his second goal for the Tulips three minutes before the break at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field. That’s how it stayed, meaning Pat Rayment’s side will hosts Holwell Sports in the first qualifying ...

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Spalding United hoping to field new striker in FA Cup clash

There is likely to be a new striker leading Spalding United’s line in Saturday’s FA Cup clash with Heanor Town at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field (3pm). Tulips’ chief Pat Rayment has made recruiting a target man to play with Andrew Tidswell his number one aim after seeing his side pick up only four points from a possible 12 ...

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Tidswell Talk: My shock at sporting and cultural differences in USA

By Andrew Tidswell Recently I was fortunate to enjoy a break over in America – and on my travels I was keen to take in a little insight into the cultures and sports across the water. In America, the sporting scene is very much different to that of what we are used to both in England and the South Holland ...

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Holbeach ace Pinner primed for Boston battle

Saturday’s much-anticipated FA Cup derby between Holbeach United and Boston Town is a special one for Ollie Pinner. The Carter’s Park clash (3pm) will see the Tigers midfielder line up against his former side for the first time since ending his near-ten year association with the Poachers over the summer. Having been a key cog in Holbeach’s flawless start to ...

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Tulips toppled in super snooker Shield final

Spalding side Tulips were edged out 3-2 by Grantham in the final of the Cliff Hall Memorial Shield at Donington. Graham Crypsey and Shane Gray did win frames for Tulips, but defeats for Tom Goldstein, Craig Fitter and Bren Bowman ensured Grantham sealed the title. Result: Tulips 2 Grantham 3 (Tom Goldstein 2 Lee Gorely 76; Craig Fitter 36 Stuart ...

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Spalding Cycling Club duo share time trial spoils

Spalding Cycling Club’s fiercely competitive ten mile time league drew to a close with the last two ‘point scoring’ races providing two different winners. Race 11 was ridden in very windy, testing and unusually busy traffic conditions, which resulted in slower than usual times for most in the field of 19 (17 members and two guests). Once again Chris Ward ...

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Spalding Town ‘can make top six’ after big victory over Grimsby

Skipper Rob Ambrose got exactly the response he wanted from his Spalding Town side as they blew Grimsby away in the Lincs ECB Premier League on Saturday. Henry Charlton (75), Josh Newton (67), Nuwan Jayasena (40) and Charlie Kearns (28) all scored well to fire hosts Town to 277-8 batting at Spalding Grammar School. All-rounders Thivanka Rajaratne (5-27) and Warren ...

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Pinchbeck on wrong end of high-scoring match with Grantham 3rd

Ten-man Pinchbeck were left disappointed on Saturday as they lost a high scoring encounter against Grantham in the penultimate over of the match. Slightly depleted for the South Lincs and Border League Division Two clash, Pinchbeck were in early trouble when the dismissals of Ed Grant and Sam Smith reduced the score to 28-2. But a magnificent stand of 152 ...

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Billy’s the goal King to end Harrox’s draw spree

Billy King struck the only goal as Moulton Harrox finally grabbed their first win of the ChromaSport Peterborough Premier Division season with a 1-0 triumph over Holbeach United Reserves on Tuesday night. The midfielder’s strike settled a tight derby at Broad Lane and ended Moulton’s run of four draws from as many league games. It leaves Harrox in ninth place, ...

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Jamie Juckes inspires big Spalding Town 2nd win over Woodlands

Super Spalding Town 2nd blew Woodlands away on Saturday to keep their South Lincs and Border Cricket League Division One title dream alive. Jamie Juckes was the catalyst for the 176-run triumph, smashing 50 down the order in Town’s 237 before taking 3-12 to help skittle out Woodlands for 61 at the Memorial Field. After last week’s shock loss at ...

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Tydd chip in with another impressive charity event

Some 124 golfers took part in Tydd St Giles Golf Club’s a Crohn’s Charity open day as a whopping £2,014.80 was raised. Tydd’s senior section co-ordinator Brian Shales thanked all for attending the open day, which also made £157 for the British Heart Foundation thanks to the hard work of the members wives, who organised the halfway house. Amazingly, £20,000 ...

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Spalding 2nd close on South Lincolnshire title

Spalding Golf Club’s 2nd team took a giant step towards winning their division of the South Lincolnshire Scratch League following a 5-1 away win against their counterparts at Sleaford. In a good team performance, the winning pairs for Spalding were Mark Mitchell and Mark Dodds (2&1), Jerry Philo and Mark Jones (2up), Phil Tweddell and Paul Johnson (1up), Richard Laud ...

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Clifton glory for Gedney Hill’s Dave and Lynn

Dave Roberts and Lynn Exley took the spoils at Gedney Hill Golf Club’s Dick Clifton Memorial Trophy. Roberts (41 points) took the spoils in the men’s category ahead of J Smith (38 points) in second and Keith Lawrence (35 points) in third. Exley (30 points) needed countback to edge Diane Moore in second in the ladies’ event, with Jacqui Rust ...

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Top South Holland trio are kings at Castle

South Holland trio Chris Mycock, Eamon Cherry and Alan Cherry got their hands on The Castle Trophy. They were among 20 teams of three players, some travelling from Lincoln and Peterborough as well as South Holland, to be split into two groups at the Castle Sports Complex event. All teams played four games each, with three bowls per player, played ...

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Cadwell Park haul has Ben back in business

After a dismal few weeks littered with technical problems Ben Wilson returned to form with two points finishes at his home track of Cadwell Park over the weekend. The Kirton-based Gearlink Kawasaki rider picked up 11 championship points with finishes of 12th and ninth at Louth – taking his tally to 33 for the season. Despite the poor weather conditions ...

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Rayment not satisfied with Tulips’ point at Carlton

Carlton Town 1  Spalding United 1 Pat Rayment admits that he sounds like a broken record after seeing his Spalding side drop two points at Carlton on Monday. Andrew Tidswell’s 63rd minute strike earned the Tulips their first away point of the Evo-Stik League First Division South campaign, with Aaron Hooton (58) having put the hosts ahead. Having wasted a ...

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Much more to come from Dunn’s Pinchbeck

Stilton United 2 Pinchbeck United 2 Pinchbeck United kept their unbeaten start to the ChromaSport Peterborough Premier Division season going on Saturday with a 2-2 draw at Stilton United. Adam Abell fired Pinchbeck ahead on the half-hour, only for Chris Joiner to haul the hosts level on the stroke of half-time. The in-form Abell added his second after the break ...

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Latest win is nice and three-sy for Holbeach

Holbeach United 3 Long Buckby 0 A double from Lee Beeson helped send Holbeach United two points clear at the top of the UCL Premier Division on Saturday as they eased past Long Buckby 3-0 at Carter’s Park. An early Tommy Treacher strike (4) put the Tigers ahead, before Beeson missed a penalty following a foul on Danny Steadman. The ...

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Chasetown hand Tulips first home defeat

Spalding United 0 Chasetown 2 An out-of-sorts Spalding United suffered their first home defeat of the Evo-Stik League First Division South season on Saturday as Chasetown deservedly collected all three points. Second-half strikes from Nathan Waite (50) and Dan Edwards (85) sealed the Tulips’ fate at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, on what was a bad day at the ...

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