RIDER NEWS: Evans recognised by former school

Astley and Tyldesley’s Max Evans was recognised by his former primary school last month, for his achievement in racing for the Great Britain junior team in Australia last winter. Former pupils Max Evans and Ella Toone were invited to officially open the new extension at St. George’s Central Primary School, Tyldesley, appropriately enough on St. George’s Day. The two international […]

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RIDER NEWS: Iron Dan

Dan Chambers is undertaking some endurance events this year in order to fundraise money for charities. If you would like to donate to any of the charities mentioned in the article below then visit the mydonate page at the bottom of the article: Throughout 2018 I will be competing in several endurance sporting events whilst also raising £2700 for Macmillan […]

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RIDER NEWS: Former World Champion sidelined

After continued treatment, former triple world champion, David Hemsley (pictured bottom right), has been forced to withdraw from the World Veteran Individual event. A recent x ray at the Royal Adelaide Hospital indicated that the double ankle fracture had failed to heal to the extent that would allow Hemsley to compete at his very high standard. The world veterans final takes place […]

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TEAM GB: Pearce takes final squad place

Ipswich’s Chloe Pearce has become the tenth and final addition to Women’s Team GB test squad for the Australian tour this coming November. Pearce becomes the third U16 rider in the squad, joining Poole’s Macie Schmidt and Sheffield’s Niamh Morton. Team boss Geoff Gamage commented: “Chloe’s progression in the past six weeks has earned her the last spot, where she […]

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FEATURE: GCSE in Cycle Speedway

Meet Ethan Mitchell, the first person (soon) with a formal academic qualification in CS! Ethan applied through the GCSE “Meeting Local Needs” process to study Cycle Speedway as one of his four PE practicals, providing a suggested syllabus suggested by coaches at Ipswich Eagles. The examining body accepted the syllabus and Ipswich offered free coaching to all GCSE PE students […]

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RIDER NEWS: World Champion Bentley confirmed for 2017 Laurels

One name already pencilled in for the 2017 Laurels on September 3rd is World Junior Champion, Shane Bentley, who aims to spend a few weeks in Poole to sharpen up in preparation for the World Championships. Shane’s association with the Dorset club goes back several seasons, and the chance to compete against top British and Polish stars at Harbourside will give him a […]

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RIDER NEWS: McMillan Poland bound?

Over the weekend in Adelaide, Australian international competitor Bobby McMillan (#4) revealed he has received an offer to compete in Poland this coming season. It is understood that during his brief stay at Coventry, and subsequent association with the club’s Polish assets, the offer was generated by Leszno. McMillan commented: “Michal Sassek and I got on really well riding together with Coventry […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: Mould returns home to Newport

As the transfer deadline shuts this evening, arguably the biggest winter move sees Wednesfield’s British Champion, Ben Mould moving back to his home town club Newport – making him the fourth rider to return to their first club after Lewis and Chris Osborne’s move to Great Blakenham and Gavin Wheeler reportedly back at Southampton. Wednesfield manager Wayne Aris said: “With all the changes […]

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