Bird delay suits all

Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan
Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan

The decision to postpone the weekend’s pigeon racing from Saturday to Sunday proved a wise one as the race from Seaham Harbour, as a result, was held in good weather.

Results:

Boston and District FC: 1 and 2 J. McFadyen 1429 and 1425 yards per minute, 3 Mr and Mrs E. Attwater 1423, 4, 5 and 6 R. Knight and Sons 1421, 1420 and 1404, 7, 8 and 9 D. Brackenbury 1398, 1397 and 1381, 10 Hardy and Burt 1379, 11 J. McFadyen 1378, 12 Mr and Mrs Attwater 1376.

Boston Central RPC: 1 and 2 Upsall and Grandson 1422 and 1417, 3 Appleby and Daughter 1404, 4 Upsall and Grandson 1402, 5 K. Ward 1401, 6 and 7 G. and C. Edwards 1398 and 1397, 8 and 9 Upsall and Grandson 1395 and 1383, 10 Appleby and Daughter 1380, 11 Upsall and Grandson 1378, 12 A. Cooley 1377.

Swineshead and District RPC: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Mr and Mrs T.F. Welby 1304, 1248, 1246 and 1232, 5,6 and 7 G. Wheatman 1220, 1206 and 1183.