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An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22
An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22
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** NNFC supporters’ club - Royals at forest’s city ground

Nottingham Forest Supporters’ Club (Grantham branch):

Forest are at home to Reading on Saturday, kick-off 3pm, and away to Huddersfield Town (League Cup) on Tuesday, August 26, kick-off 7.45pm.

Bookings are being taken for away games at Sheffield Wednesday on August 30, kick-off 12.15pm, and Millwall on September 20, kick-off 3pm.

For details contact Bob Taylor on 01476 550242.

** Ppigeon racing - Fowlers triumph in north road race

Grantham and District North Road Club’s race from Aycliffe was won by Dave Fowler and his son Andrew.

Ten members sent 196 birds and race sponsors were Emma and Chelsie Norris.

Results: 1. D. Fowler and son 1372.3, 2. D. Gilbert 1343.3, 3. D. Gilbert 1295.3, 4. K. Bradley 1281.0, 5. D. Fowler and son 1277.2, 6. D. Gilbert 1277.0, 7. D. Fowler and son 1273.6, 8. K. Bradley 1248.6, 9. A. Tudor 1244.2, 10. K. Bradley 1239.5.

* Grantham United’s race from Aycliffe was won by C. Creighton whose pigeons came home in first and second place.

Results: 1 C. Creighton 1401, 2 C. Creighton 1391, 3 D. Parker and son 1390, 4 C. Creighton 1389, 5 D. Parker and son 1388, 6 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1360, 7 D. Parker and son 1331, 8 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1330, 9 J. Ablitt 1324, 10 E. Crawford 1321, 11 E. Crawford 1310, 12 J. Ramm 1292, 13 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1231, 14 Mr and Mrs Colyer and son 1191, 15 B. Charles 1171, 16 C. Creighton 1111, 17 K. Hollingsworth 1080, 18 D. Parker and son 991, 19 K. Meadows 818.

** Angling - Scott wins on grantham canal

Bottesford and District Angling Association’s open match on Grantham Canal, at Stenwith, was won by D. Scott.

Results: 1 D. Scott 4lb 5oz 8dr, 2 D. Foster 3.12.00, 3 Martin Lane 2.0.08; sec 1 – Derek Reaney 2.01.08, sec 2 – M. Calcraft 2.08.00.

The association’s next match is at Waltham on the Wolds on Sunday.

** Coaching conference - Book now for multi workshop day

Lincolnshire Sport is hosting its first Club and Coaches’ Conference in Lincoln on September 6. Coaches will have a choice of three workshops and club members can choose four. Bookings are now being taken for the conference which will be held at Bishop Grosseteste University between 10am and 3pm. Cost is £25 per person. Call 01522 585580.