MATCH REPORT: Manchester League Round 2

Stockport hosted Round 2 of the Manchester League series on a warm, dry Wednesday evening.

With no entries for either the u-16 or u-19 categories, the Division 2 match consisted of entries from the u-10, u-13 and Women’s categories.
Defending champions Astley & Tyldesley made it two wins out of two in the series, with a convincing win. A&T’s Aiden Green, Tom Morrissey and Emily Burgess
all raced to maximum scores in their respective events.

Manchester League Round 2 result (top 5 scorers only count to team totals)

Astley & Tyldesley 70 Bury 27 Stockport 14

U-10s: Aiden Green (A&T) 16, Sam Dunphy (Bury) 12, Stephen Warn (A&T) 9, Levi Edwards (A&T) 8, Bobby Dunphy (Bury) 5.
U-13s: Tom Morrissey (A&T) 16, Ewan Ferreira (Stockport) 14, Charlie Burgess (A&T) 12, Tom Dunphy (Bury) 10, Duncan Whalley (A&T) 10, Lewis Skitterall (A&T) 8.
Women: Emily Burgess (A&T) 16, Jessica Hindley (A&T) 10, Chloe Warn (A&T) 10.

Referees – Ben Higham & Graham Lush.

Defending champions Stockport took the team win in the Division 1 match, to move up to joint 1st with Astley & Tyldesley in the table. Stockport’s Jake Read raced to a maximum, beating A&T’s Reece Pollitt in heat 8, for his only defeat of the evening. Emily Burgess impressed with some excellent races.

Manchester League Round 1 result (top 5 scorers only count to team totals)

Stockport 43 Astley & Tyldesley 40 Bury 21

Seniors: Jake Read (Stockport) 16, Reece Pollitt (A&T) 15, Ben Higham (Stockport) 14, Louis Wright (Stockport) 13, Eryk Motala (Bury) 12,
Emily Burgess (A&T) 10, Kris Ramsden (Bury) 9, Mick Knowles (A&T) 8, Kyle Holland (A&T) 7.

Referee – Graham Lush.