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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MATCH REPORT: Astley & Tyldesley’s unlucky run of injuries continues

Astley & Tyldesley took on Northern League Division 1 leaders, Edinburgh, at Gin Pit on Sunday. The first three races were all drawn heats. Heat 4 saw A&T suffer a major blow, when Lee Phillips sustained a broken wrist after a first bend clash with Jake Slight. With no reserve to replace him, A&T were forced to ride the rest […]

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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 dominate over weakened Heckmondwike

A&T rode to a convincing win over bottom of the table Heckmondwike in Sunday’s Northern League Division 1 match at Gin Pit. Reece Pollitt raced unbeaten and he narrowly missed out on re-claiming the track record when winning heat 6 in a time of 40.43 secs. Paul Graham was unbeaten, save for a gate exclusion in heat 8. All the […]

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BYJL: Results from National Round 3 at Astley & Tyldesley

Astley & Tyldesley hosted National Round 3 of the British Youth & Junior League series at Gin Pit on Sunday. A superb day’s racing took place, with 86 riders in action. Poole took their third successive win in this series. Wednesfield’s Brandon Whetton twice lowered the track record in the u-17 match, after A&T’s Ciaran Collins did in his first […]

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NEWS: A&T presentation event well attended

Astley & Tyldesley Cycling Club staged their annual cycle speedway presentation event on Sunday afternoon. Around 80 club members, family and friends piled into the function room at the Astley & Tyldesley Miners’ Welfare Club. As ever, there was a splendid buffet to enjoy, video footage of racing from the past season, live entertainment provided by Chris Schofield, a guest […]

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