CLUB NEWS: Northumbria celebrate 50 seasons of Terry at Three Rivers League

Northumbria Cycle Speedway Club celebrated Terry Kirkup’s 50th season in Cycle Speedway on Sunday. Club members banded again to purchase a silver salver which was presented to the obviously moved veteran. Terry has led from the front since his first rides in 1967, and it is fair to say that without his dedication to the sport it would not have […]

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MATCH REPORT: A&T’s title hopes still alive with win over champions

Second placed Astley & Tyldesley took on defending league champions Edinburgh in a North and Scotland League fixture at Gin Pit on Sunday. Both teams were desperate for a win to keep their title hopes alive and a very hard fought Division 1 match took place, with numerous incidents. Edinburgh took an early lead when A&T riders picked up race […]

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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 REPORTS: Stars defeated in Scotland

The Sheffield ‘Wosskow Brown’ Stars travelled with a severely weakened squad, only seven riders managing to make the trip to Scotland, to race against both Glasgow and Edinburgh. An unprecedented set of circumstances (Basketball, Boxing, Car trouble, Exams, Football and Work) all colluded to rob the team of 12 members. First port of call was Cathkin Park for a Northern […]

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RIDER NEWS: Falcons swoop to sign Burke

Edinburgh Falcons have strengthened their side ahead of the 2016 Northern League campaign by signing the hugely experienced Scotland International Jason Burke from Sheffield Rockets. Burke, who finished second in last season’s TLI British Veterans Individual Championship and fourth in last year’s World Veterans Individual Final, faces a 500 mile round trip to the Redbraes Raceway for home matches but […]

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PREVIEW: Olympic champ Maclean back for more!

As if the Stockport v Edinburgh encounter hadn’t already got the makings of an exciting fixture, you can now throw in the presence of a multi-Olympic and Commonwealth Champion to the mix! Craig Maclean MBE makes his seasonal debut for the Falcons at St Thomas recreation ground against the already crowned Northern League Champions Stockport. The exiled Scot, a long […]

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