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Long Sutton shooter Aaron is Heading to Tokyo after sealing silver in Italy

Long Sutton shooter Aaron Heading has booked his place at next summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. Heading won Olympic Trap silver at the European Championships in Lonato to secure a quota place in the Team GB squad for the 2020 games. It was the first of only two chances Heading had to earn his spot, but he held his nerve ...

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Steve secures success at Tydd Gote Angling Club’s latest meeting

Steve Borrett took the honours at the latest Sunday Tydd Gote Angling Club match on the North Level at Main Road with a 9lb 3oz total that included a 3lb-plus bream. Borrett was on peg 28 and had the bream after ten minutes to feeder and worm hookbait across before switching to his pole line for a pinkie-caught mixed bag ...

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Nene Valley Harrier Church puts herself into Paralympic contention

Nene Valley Harriers’ Lydia Church threw her hat into the ring for Paralympic selection after winning shot put gold on her international debut in Paris last Friday. As a partially sighted athlete, Church competes in the F12 disability category, as well as starring for Nene Valley’s track and field league teams. Her goal is to represent Great Britain in the ...

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Tulips go third with Cleethorpes win as Easton enjoys happy anniversary

Spalding United 2 Cleethorpes Town 1 In-form Spalding United climbed up to third in the BetVictor NPL South East Division standings with an eye-catching 2-1 victory over Cleethorpes Town on Tuesday night. An early George Zuerner goal gave the Tulips a 1-0 lead at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, but matters got tricky when Ben Greenwood was sent off ...

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Flawless finale sees Lincolnshire CCC secure their Division One spot

Lincolnshire CCC took a maximum 24 points from their final match of the season to guarantee themselves a place in the restructured Eastern Division One for next season. The county side entered their final Eastern Division Championship match of the season knowing that victory over Bedfordshire at Grantham would secure their spot. On winning the toss, Bedfordshire elected to bat. ...

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PDFL round-up: Struggling Sports hold Moulton Harrox to halt their perfect start

Champions Moulton Harrox dropped their first ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division points of the season on Saturday as they were held to a surprise 2-2 draw at previously pointless Leverington Sports. Harrox had won their first five fixtures of the league campaign, but goals from Thomas Crowson and Louie Garner denied them. Declan Earth and an own goal ensured Harrrox at ...

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Cricket round-up: Spalding Town set for huge title shoot-out after defeat

Spalding Town missed the chance to clinch the South Lincs and Border League Premier Division title on Saturday as Skegness rained on their parade. Table-topping Town were bowled out for 145 at Spalding Grammar School, before seeing Skegness reach 149-7 in reply to seal the three-wicket win. With title rivals Bourne 2nd taking maximum points, they are now just nine ...

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Purring Tigers smash seven in demolition derby as Hussey lauds second-half show

Sleaford Town 0 Holbeach United 7 Danny Hussey felt that his Holbeach United were “a pleasure to watch” in the second half as they crushed Sleaford Town 7-0 on Saturday. Hosts Sleaford had to endure 74 minutes with ten men after Ewan Armstrong was sent off for an elbow on Luke Wilson in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division derby at ...

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Ace Joel fires Spalding United to superb Steels victory with hat-trick

Stocksbridge Park Steels 1 Spalding United 3 By RAY TUCKER Striker Joel Brownhill bagged a hat-trick in a tremendous team performance by Spalding United as they won 3-1 at Stocksbridge Park Steels on Saturday. Brownhill netted on 22, 48 (penalty) and 80 minutes at the Look Local Stadium to hand Steels their first defeat of the BetVictor NPL South East ...

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Dunn admits Pinchbeck United were deservedly beaten by rivals Wellingborough

Pinchbeck United 0 Wellingborough Town 3 Pinchbeck United’s tough start to the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season continued with a comprehensive 3-0 home defeat against Wellingborough Town on Saturday. The Knights trailed 1-0 at the break thanks to Ryan Lovell’s first-half header, before long-range strikes from Lloyd Buckby (47) and Brandon Williams (60) ended the clash as a contest at ...

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Saturday football: Brownhill toasts Tulips treble, Tigers smash Sleaford for seven, Pinchbeck beaten

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United enjoyed impressive away wins on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United were soundly beaten at home. A Joel Brownhill hat-trick ensured that Spalding were 3-1 winners at Stocksbridge Park Steels in the Bet Victor NPL East Division, making it two games unbeaten in the process. The Tulips are now eight in the table ahead of Tuesday ...

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Paul has Grounds for celebration at latest Welland Yacht Club regatta

Two wins and a second place earned Paul Burton overall glory in Welland Yacht Club’s Grounds Trophy Regatta on Sunday. On a blustery day, 12 boats took to the starting line for race one and Brian Cobb (Europe) took the early lead from Burton (Supernova). They were followed by Geri van Haren (Phantom), Alan Cox, Gail Follington (both Laser Radial), ...

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Megan sets a new high jump personal best at Scunthorpe finale

Two South Holland athletes impressed for Boston and District Athletics Club in the final Humberside League match of the season at Scunthorpe on Saturday. Despite the windy conditions, Megan Reid produced a new personal best high jump as she cleared 1.30m for the first time. This was a timely improvement for Reid in view of her selection to compete for ...

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Pinchbeck United have ‘irons in the fire’ as they bid to strengthen squad

Ian Dunn is hopeful of adding a few new faces to his Pinchbeck United squad ahead of Saturday’s home clash with Wellingborough Town (3pm). The Knights have lost four of their five fixtures this season, which has seen them drop into the bottom four of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division and exit the Emirates FA Cup. They’ve also lost key ...

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Hussey happy as Holbeach United raid rivals Pinchbeck for ex-skipper Jackson

Holbeach United Danny Hussey has revealed his delight at luring former captain Nick Jackson back to Carter’s Park after raiding rivals Pinchbeck United for the defender. Equally adept at centre back or left back, Jackson was skipper under former boss Seb Hayes and was part of the team that lifted the Lincs FA Senior Trophy back in 2018. Hussey made ...

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Spalding Golf Club’s men’s 2nd team toast title triumph

Spalding Golf Club’s second team are celebrating after winning their league. The final game in the league was a rescheduled fixture between Belton Park and Blankney, with the away side needing to record a 6-0 win to deny Spalding the victory. The result went Spalding’s way, meaning the trophy has come back to the Surfleet course and into the hands ...

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Kirton’s Clarke eyes more track time at Oulton after solid return at Cadwell Park

Aaron Clarke heads to Cheshire for round 10 of the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 championship which takes place at Oulton Park over the weekend. The Kirton racer enjoys two races this time, one on Saturday and another on Sunday so the extra track time will help him ease his way back into racing after his long lay-off. Clarke rode well ...

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G&S Racing Kawasaki trio are gunning for points at Oulton Park

The three G&S Racing Kawasaki riders head to Cheshire this weekend for a round of the Superstock 1000 and 600 championships where both classes will enjoy two races at Oulton Park. Milo Ward will contest the Pirelli Superstock 1000 races for the Wyberton team and is coming off the back of a strong result at Cadwell Park last time. He ...

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Crocked Kirton racer Ben bidding to get back in the saddle at Oulton Park

Ben Wilson heads to Cheshire for round nine of the British Supersport championship which takes place at Oulton Park this weekend – and he is hopeful of competing despite his broken leg. After sitting out the last round at Cadwell Park as he recovers from the injury sustained at Thruxton five weeks ago, Wilson is anxious to get his season ...

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Wallis holds off Palmer to retain time trial title at Spalding Cycling Club

Josh Wallis retained his Spalding Cycling Club ten mile time trial league title with victory at the final round of the season. The ever-impressive Wallis clocked 23.31mins to edge Neil Palmer into second place by just 13 seconds at the Pode Hole course last Tuesday night. Riders were lucky once again in that it was a dry sunny evening with ...

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