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ATHLETICS: Grantham AC’s Naomi takes silver at student indoor games

Grantham AC athlete Naomi Collier is pictured after winning the silver medal in last week’s British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) Indoor Championships at Sheffield.

Athletics
Joan Hacket Trophy winners Jane Sharpe, Hilda Whatley and Joy Hobbs.

INDOOR BOWLS: Grantham trio triumph in memorial trophy match

Grantham and District Indoor Bowling Club’s Joan Hackey Trophy winners have been decided.

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Players from Leadenham Hockey Club show off their kit.

HOCKEY: Leadenham juniors show off newly-sponsored kit

A junior hockey team is looking forward to scoring in style this season thanks to its new kit sponsored by two local companies.

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Weekend rugby union preview.

RUGBY: Kesteven RFC youngsters session is supported by Leicester Tigers

Kesteven RFC has organised an open morning at the Woodnook-based club, on the High Dyke (NG33 5AA), from 10am this Sunday to get girls and boys between the ages of four and 17 playing rugby.

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Action from Harrowby United's game against Desborough Town on Saturday. Photo: Toby Roberts

No disgrace in Harrowby United loss to high-flyers

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

Nottingham Forest fans head for Wigan

Nottingham Forest Supporters Club (Grantham branch):

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Grantham goal scorer Lee Shaw. Photo: Toby Roberts

Grantham Town’s unbeaten run comes to an end at Mickleover

Grantham Town’s unbeaten run remained at 17 games after they were defeated 2-1 at Mickleover Sports on Saturday.

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KICKBOXING: UK professionals ready to do battle in Grantham

Twenty-four of the UK’s top professional kickboxers are now heading into the final phase of their training camps as they prepare to do battle on the biggest show of its kind in the East Midlands next month.

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Balfe Motorsport's McLaren 650S

MOTORSPORT: Ancaster GT racer Balfe will return to take on the professionals once again

Ancaster-based Balfe Motorsport proved that a tight-knit, family-run outfit can still defy the odds when they finished runners up in last season’s International Open GT Championship.

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

FOOTBALL: Colsterworth United book their place in cup last four

Arion Grantham & District Sunday Football League

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An undulating route and wretched conditions test the Wheelers' mettle. Photo: Alan East

CYCLING: Witham Wheelers reliability rider deters all but the hardy

Witham Wheelers latest reliability ride sorted the ‘men from the boys’, figuratively speaking, as a mix of heavy rain and snow forecast for 9am Sunday morning seemed to deter all but 18 hardy souls from tackling the 48-mile rolling route down to Pickworth and back via Cottesmore.

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Golf

GOLF: Teenager Scott defeats Sudbrook Moor men’s field

Fifteen-year-old Scott Griffiths put it all together to beat the men’s field outright in February’s Sudbrook Moor monthly qualifying day.

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Kings School under-14 boys floor and vault gold medallists Kaan Celik, Myles Sadler, Jake Dawson and Harry Clements, alongside Priory Ruskin Academy under-14 mixed floor and vault gold medallists Toby Doughty, Oliwier Wnukowski, Joe Taylor, Alisha Shepherd, Neeve Pexton and Isla Pexton.

GYMNASTICS: Grantham schools impress at East Midlands Championships

East Midlands Schools Gymnastics Floor and Vault Championships were held at Stamford Junior School last Saturday.

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Tennis

TENNIS: Grantham ladies triumph in doubles match

Grantham Tennis Club Ladies’ A team battled the weather on Saturday to play in the Nottingham Ladies’ Doubles League against Burton Joyce.

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Kesteven's James Goodrich succumbs to a West Bridgford tackle. Photo: ParkRey Photography/Graeme Reynolds

RUGBY: Game goes out of Kesteven’s hands in second half

Midlands League 2

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Dan Webb receives Grantham CC's Lincs ECB Premier League runners-up trophy from former England international Paul Nixon. Photo: Nigel West

CRICKET: Grantham CC receive Lincs ECB Premier League runners-up trophy

Grantham Cricket Club have picked up their trophy for finishing second in last season’s Lincolnshire ECB Premier League.

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Pictured, from cox to bow, are - Eliza Cox, Aimee Richards, Abi Clark, Grace Fielding, Rachel Heap, Sophie Eaves, Lucy Stokes, Jessica Eaves and Megan Pepper.

ROWING: KGGS girls feature in Nottingham club’s winning eight

Two Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School students part of the newly-formed Nottingham-based Becket Rowing Club eight that triumphed at the prestigious Hampton Head of the River event on the River Thames last Saturday.

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Table Tennis news.

TABLE TENNIS: Bingham team look certain to take Grantham League top title

Bingham-based Cranmer A have been leaders in the Grantham and District Table Tennis League Division One all season.

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Grantham Town's Jeremiah Dasaolu played his socks off and had goal scoring chances aplenty on Tuesday night. Photo: Toby Roberts

Grantham Town battle out scoreless draw to extend unbeaten run

Grantham Town were unable to execute a St Valentine’s Day massacre but still extended their unbeaten run to 17 games after a battling performance against Matlock Town at The Meres on Tuesday night.

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Grantham ACs Inter County Sportshall competitors are from left, back  Mary Justice, Rachel Justice and Harry Denton; front  Imam Abdulraham, Joseph Harris, Madalain Oates and Ronnie Davey.

ATHLETICS: Grantham AC youngsters represent Lincs at Inter County Sportshall competition

Athletes from all over the county entered trials to see who would represent Lincolnshire at the Inter County Sportshall Competition.

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