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TENNIS: Grantham club’s youngsters get competitive

Grantham Tennis Club 16 and under boys’ Aegon team kicked off their season by hosting Horncastle on Saturday.

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Meet and greet: Harrowby United at Deeping Rangers on Tuesday night.

Harrowby United are undone in their penultimate game

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Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest fans are on the road to QPR

Nottingham Forest Supporters Club (Grantham branch):

Benjamin Rigby (left) with his Junior Boys' Trophy.

TABLE TENNIS: Grantham club is gearing up ready for nationals

Four young table stars from Cliffedale Chandlers Table Tennis Club are preparing for the Butterfly Schools National Table Tennis Championships.

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Grantham Running Club's Catherine Payne, Holly Durham and Penny Hodges before the start of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon. 

Photo: Robert McArdle

ATHLETICS: Grantham club runners blitz London Marathon

Thirteen members of Grantham Running Club blitzed the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon with a new club record, six personal bests and a truly unforgettable experience for the marathon debutantes who joined the record 39,349 finishers, cheered home by the estimated 800,000 spectators lining the course from start to finish.

Harrowby United and Harborough Town prepare to do battle under the watchful eye of a film crew.

Harrowby United young guns shot down by Harborough’s magnificent seven

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ANGLING: Kimberley triumphs in latest Bottesford association match

The latest Bottesford and District Angling Association match held at Willow Lakes in Foston on Sunday was won by Paul Kimberley.

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Ladies' Singles champion C. Hodgson receives her trophy from ladies' president G. Keasley.

INDOOR BOWLS: Grantham season winners lift trophies

Grantham and District Indoor Bowling Club’s season is over and the silverware has been presented.

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Pigeon racing

PIGEON RACING: Dixons dominate in Grantham club season opener

The first race of the season for Grantham and District North Road Racing Pigeon Club was won by Mr and Mrs D. Dixon, of Wilsford, whose birds were the first two to return home.

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Have a go at sailing.

WHAT’S ON: Your chance to try out sailing

The countdown to Push The Boat Out 2017 is on as there is less than one month to go until you and your family can try sailing and windsurfing for free and low cost across Lincolnshire.

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Grantham Physical Culture Club early members Charlie Holmes, Ron Macdonald, Eddie Lee and Trevor Holmes.

MEMORY LANE: Going to the gym is nothing new in Grantham

Regular Grantham Journal Memory Lane contributor Stan Matthews dropped off this collection of snaps from his bodybuilding days.


CRICKET: Lincs CCC begin campaign at Grantham’s Gorse Lane ground next weekend

Lincolnshire CCC begin their 2017 campaign when they host Cambridgeshire at Grantham CC’s Gorse Lane next Sunday (April 30) in the first of their four group stage matches in the Unicorns Knockout Trophy.

Witham Wheelers time trialing stalwart Dave Strickson. Photo: Alan East

CYCLING: Good turnout for second Witham Wheelers 10

Week two of the Witham Wheelers 10-mile TT league saw another great turnout of 45 riders, with the usual mix of abilities.

Shetland Pony Grand National

EQUESTRIANISM: Head to Arena UK to see Shetland Pony racers train their tiny steedsm

The Shetland Pony Grand National is an organisation that raises money each year for a nominated charity.

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Bowls news.

INDOOR BOWLS: Grantham teams lose in Lincs leagues

Lincolnshire Mixed League

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An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Raitt grabs winner as Great Ponton leave it late

Mid Lincs U14 Youth League

Matt Law

RUGBY: Grantham schoolboy Law represents England on international stage

King’s School fly-half Matt Law has returned from international duty having represented England Counties U18 in a two Test series against Ireland Clubs and Counties U18 in Dublin.

Classic motocross at Sproxton.

MOTOCROSS: Watch classic bike racing at Sproxton this Sunday

Motocross race promoters, the Northampton Classic Club, are staging a colourful all-action event for solos and sidecars at Sproxton on Sunday (April 23).

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Jake Crane

TABLE TENNIS: Barrowby School pupil Jake will represent Lincs at National Championships

Barrowby Primary School pupil Jake Crane will be among more than 350 players representing 50 counties at the Butterfly Schools’ National Individual Table Tennis Championships at Wolverhampton next Saturday.

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Kesteven U11 in action at the Doncaster Festival.

RUGBY: Kesteven U11 enjoy competition at Doncaster Festival

Kesteven RFC under-11s’ tour to Doncaster Rugby Festival began with two matches against Irish side Boyne U12 teams last weekend.

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