NEWS: North & Scotland squad put through their paces

Astley & Tyldesley hosted a training day for the North & Scotland Regional squads in the Battle of Britain series on Saturday. Despite unpleasant conditions, with rain falling steadily throughout, 18 riders put in some really good hard training. Astley & Tyldesley coach Will Evans put the Northern junior and women’s squad through their paces, under the watchful eyes of […]

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MATCH REPORT: Mixed fortunes in season opener for Coventry

Coventry Cycle Speedway had mixed fortunes in their first home encounter of the season, with the first team losing out in a challenge match to Manchester side Astley & Tyldesley, while the second team took victory against local neighbours Birmingham. Astley fielded a strong team led by the former European champion, Damian Zareba, with solid back up form Reece Pollitt […]

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CLUB NEWS: A&T bolster squad during winter break

A&T have signed four riders during the winter transfer window. First in were the father and son duo of Charles and Duncan Whalley, from Bury. Following them was Scottish international, Kyle Holland (pictured left with A&T’s Radek Handke), from Sheffield, quickly followed by veteran racer, Mick Knowles, who has signed from Heckmondwike. The signings will bolster A&T’s squad to race in […]

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CLUB NEWS: A&T stage successful presentation night

Astley & Tyldesley Cycling Club staged their 26th annual Presentation and Social event at Gin Pit on Sunday afternoon. Around 70 people attended an excellent afternoon’s social, with 59 rider awards and 23 volunteer awards presented on the day. The awards were presented by current Liverpool FC U23 player and former England U16 football captain, Adam Phillips, a former A&T rider. […]

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CATCH UP: Higham takes Manchester League final

Time to catch up on a couple of stories that got missed due to the British Individual Championships weekend, first up, Manchester League… The midweek Manchester League season concluded with the Senior Individual Final at Astley & Tyldesley last Wednesday evening. On a very fast track, Stockport’s Jake Read came close to the track record, recording 40.70 seconds in heat 1. […]

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MATCH REPORT: Manchester League Finals Round 2

Bury hosted the second of this year’s Manchester League Finals nights, on a warm and sunny Wednesday evening. Astley & Tyldesley’s Matt Snell won the u-13’s title in fine style, by winning all his five races from the gate to record a 20 points maximum. Bury’s Louis Turner finished runner-up, losing only to Snell in heat 12. Third place went […]

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CLUB NEWS: Jack Murray wins A&T “Summer of Cycling” Go-Ride Grand Prix

Astley & Tyldesley staged a British Cycling Summer of Cycling event at the Gin Pit cycle speedway track on Tuesday evening. On a bright warm evening, 15 riders took part, including 6 newcomers. The event staged was the 4th and final round of the A&T Go-Ride Grand Prix series. This round’s theme featured an “Olympic” three team match, held after […]

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MATCH REPORT: A&T cut the ribbon

Astley & Tyldesley hosted the Official Opening meeting of the re-built Cycle Speedway track on Wednesday evening. Despite rain falling throughout the meeting, a good sized crowd witnessed an excellent night’s racing on the superb new Gin Pit circuit. British Cycling’s North West Development Manager, Alex Scoular, cut the green ribbon to declare the track officially open. Also present were […]

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