Edwards is fastest back from Thurso

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

Pigeon fanciers ended their old bird racing season with a 400-mile race from Thurso, Scotland, in conjunction with the North Road Championship Club.

The open race was won by husband and wife partnership, Mr and Mrs Bob Boulton, of Addlethorpe, Skegness.

The fastest bird into Boston was to the in-form loft of Cliff Edwards. However, he is not a member of the NRCC, but was winner of Boston Central RPC.

Club results from Thurso were:

Boston Central (6-51): 1 G. and C. Edwards 1432, 2 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1408, 3 G. Watts 1365, 4 K. Ward 1322, 5, 6 and 7 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1287, 1286 and 1271, 8 G. and C. Edwards 1188, 9 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1183, 10 A. Kirkman 1146, 11 G Watts 1144, 12 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1082.

Boston and District FC (8-80): 1 Mr and Mrs B Garnham 1408, 2 J McFadyen 1347, 3 and 4 D Brackenbury 1297.742 and 1297.664, 5 and 6 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1287 and 1286, 7 J McFadyen 1271, 8 Trinder and Reams 1234, 9 L.R. Manning 1219, 10 Trinder and Reams 1194, 11 J McFadyen 1181, 12 D. Brackenbury 1140.