PIGEON RACING: Win double for Grantham North Road Club’s Norris

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Both of Grantham and District North Road Club’s weekend races were won by club secretary John Norris.

John’s birds were the first three home from Perth and his pigeon pipped a D. Gilbert trio to victory from Aycliffe.

Race sponsors were Ian and Bev Doughty, and Kesteven Skips.

Results: Perth – 1 J. Norris 1383.5, 2 J. Norris 1363.3, 3 J. Norris 1357.3, 4 G. Smart 1297.2, 5 M. Tudor 1269.4, 6 A. Tudor 1201.8, 7 A. Tudor 1173.6, 8 M. Tudor 1165.4, 9 A. Tudor 1071.1, 10 J. Stalley 951.7; Aycliffe – 1 J. Norris 1339.2, 2 D. Gilbert 1330.6, 3 D. Gilbert 1288.8, 4 D. Gilbert 1274.8, 5 D. Fowler and son 1266.9, 6 T. Ballaam 1263.2, 7 G. Smart 1258.7, 8 D. Fowler and son 1250.5, 9 K. Bradley 1225.0, 10 T. Ballaam 1216.1.

l Grantham United’s race from Alnwick was won by E. Crawford.

Nine members sent 142 birds.

Results: 1 E. Crawford 1207, 2 D. Parker and son 1177, 3 G. Wilson 1162, 4 E. Crawford 1154, 5 J. Ramm 1151, 6 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1144, 7 G. Wilson 1133, 8 Mr and Mrs Dixon 1124, 9 Mr and Mrs Dixon 1124, 10 Mr and Mrs Dixon 1122, 11 G. Wilson 1117, 12 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1117, 13 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1114, 14 J. Ablitt 1092, 15 D. Parker and son 1082, 16 G. Wilson 1078, 17 Mr and Mrs Dixon 1074, 18 Mr and Mrs Colyer and son 1065, 19 E. Crawford.