Whitley Bay Cliff

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

Wind direction has a big influence on pigeon racing, but the strong west wind on Saturday brought no advantage to Cliff Edwards, winner of the Boston Central RPC race from Whitley Bay - the most westerly flyer in the club.

Results:

Boston and District (12-245): 1, 2 and 3 Joe McFadyen 1545, 1538 and 1533, 4 Ray Knight and Son 1517, 5 Hardy, Troops, Burt and Son 1503, 6 D.J. Brackenbury 1502, 7 and 8 Hardy, Troops, Burt and Son 1500 and 1491, 9 Ray Knight and Son 1488, 10 Gough and Reed 1481, 11 Ray Knight and Son 1479, 12 Mr and Mrs B Garnham 1475.

Boston Central (8-189): 1 and 2 G and C Edwards 1497.980 and 1497.568, 3, 4 and 5 Upsall and Frost 1479.765, 1479.499 and 1476, 6 A. Cooley 1475.950, 7 G. Watts 1475.410, 8 Upsall and Frost 1470, 9 and 10 D. Pelka 1469.673 and 1469.542, 11 G. and C. Edwards 1468, 12 Upsall and Frost 1464.

Swineshead and District: 1 and 2 Mr and Mrs S. Poulter 1361 and 1335, 3 G. Wheatman 1322, 4 and 5 Mr and Mrs T.F. Welby 1318 and 1299.