HOMING: Latest from local clubs

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Latest sport news from the Lincs Free Press and Spalding Guardian,spaldingtoday.co.uk/sport, @lfpsport on Twitter

SPALDING HOMING SOCIETY

On Saturday, July 6, 17 members sent 247 birds to Anwick, liberated at 6.15am.

1 – A Compton 10.42.02, velocity 1265.574; 2 – J Bellerby 10.39.34, velocity 1263.867; 3 – D Duffy 10.44.30, velocity 1261.395.

nOn Saturday, July 13, 12 members sent 115 birds to Aycliffe for the final sprint race of the Old Bird Race Season, liberated at 7am.

1 – D Duffy 9.21.58, velocity 1718.408; 2 – S Betts & Son 9.20.17, velocity 1697.814; 3 A Compton 9.23.29, velocity 1696.267.

nFor the final endurance race of the Old Bird season 73 members basketed on Thursday to send 73 birds to Thurso, liberated on Saturday at 9.30am in a north-west wind.

1 – A Compton 18.24.34, velocity 1395.650; 2 – S Betts & Son 18.29.09, velocity 1373.570; 3 – A Compton 18.38.17, velocity 1360.734.

nOn Tuesday, June 25, seven members sent 16 birds to Lerwick, liberated at 6am.

1 – Mr & Mrs R Rout 16.49.36, velocity 1386.494; 2nd – MJ Lewis 17.14.23, velocity 1336.026; 3 – G Fielding 17.28.31, velocity 1306.106.

SPALDING SERVICES FLYING CLUB

On Saturday, July 13, four members sent 30 birds to Rippon, liberated at 7am.

1 – Mr & Mrs R Rout 9.03.13, velocity 1551.178; 2 – T Woolsey 9.05.58, velocity 1504.850; 3 – T Woolsey 9.05.59, velocity 1504.651.

nOn Tuesday, June 25, three members sent four birds to Lerwick, liberated at 6am.

1 – Mr & Mrs R Rout 16.49.36, velocity 1384.989; 2 – George Fielding 17.28.31, velocity 1306.106; 3 – Mr & Mrs T Woolsey 17.30.47, velocity 1302.354.