McFadyen leads the way back from Thurso

PIGEON fancier Joe McFadyen - finished 17th open, third section, in the national 400-mile race from Thurso, organised by the North Road Championship Club.

He was also the winner of the Boston and District Flying Club event.

The next Boston competitors home were the partnership of Carl Upsall and Trevor Frost, who were fifth section and 21st open, and winners of Boston Central.

Results:

Boston and District FC: 1 J. McFadyen 1311, 2 R. Knight and Family 1262, 3 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1256, 4 Mr and Mrs R. Skinner 1248, 5 D. Peters and Son 1237.308, 6 Mr and Mrs Skinner 1237.091, 7 J. McFadyen 1234, 8 Mr and Mrs Skinner 1228, 9 and 10 D. Peters and Son 1226 and 1223, 11 LR Manning 1212, 12 J. McFadyen 1192.

Boston Central: 1 Upsall and Frost 1297, 2 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1256, 3 A. Kirkman 1232, 4 Upsall and Frost 1224, 5 G. and C. Edwards 1218, 6 Appleby and Dtr 1207, 7 Upsall and Frost 1177, 8 Appleby and Dtr 1175, 9 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1168, 10 G. and C. Edwards 1153, 11 Appleby and Dtr 1149.430, 12 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1149.286.