John Tuliie on the podium at the Home Internationals
The Scottish Orienteering team, including John Tullie and Lindsey Knox, returned home in good spirits on Sunday evening having secured overall victory in the annual Home International
match which this year took place in Northern Ireland. The team regularly wins either the individual competition or the relays but this is the first time the Scots have won the overall match, beating England into 2nd place with Wales and Ireland 3rd and 4th. John was in formidable form all weekend, winning his individual race by several minutes on a windy and rain-swept Magilligan Strand on Saturday then leading his relay team to victory on Sunday.
Closer to home, five club members travelled to Northumberland for the October Odyssey weekend. Douglas Henderson finished an excellent 2nd over the two days, and there were 3rd places for Ian Maxwell, Karen Maxwell and Eileen Maxwell. Kirstin finished 5th.
The weekend also saw the first in this years South of Scotland League events which was held at Dunkeld. On the Brown course Douglas Tullie took the honours, with James Tullie finishing 2nd.