MATCH REPORT: Hawks’s fringe step up against East London

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators rested three experienced riders for the visit of East London to give the fringe riders a chance to impress ahead of some tougher assignments, and they stood up to the task to record a comfortable victory. Steady progress saw them foster a 13 point lead at the interval and no heat defeats in the second half preserved the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hethersett Hawks entertain Horspath in season opener

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators kicked off their 2017 season at the memorial Playing Field with an entertaining inter-regional challenge against Horspath. The visitors called up their former Elite League rider Lewis Osborne, now with Great Blakenham, to make up their side and the former British No.2 was unbeaten. Also in the side was 2015 British Champion Zac Payne, so it promised to […]

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RESULT: Wells scoops Hawks U19 title

Here’s the result from Hethersett’s U19 club championship, which took place on Tuesday evening. Owen Wells underlined his status as the Hawks’ best youngster with another victory. Daniel Longlands secured second with Katie Adams claiming the final podium position. Full scores: Owen Wells 16, Daniel Longlands 15, Katie Adams 14, George Larter-Dixon 13, Giles Awbery 12, Troy Hulcoop 10, Paul […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hawks win while new London riders offer ray of light

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators brought the curtain down on their celebratory Gold Jubilee season with a double home victory over East London. It was good to see the Londoners, who have struggled in recent seasons, make the long trip up to Norfolk with some new young recruits in their full squad of eight. Hethersett had leading riders missing but did welcome back […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks entertain Hellingly in their first visit to Hethersett

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators welcomed Sussex side Hellingly Lions to the Memorial Playing Field for the first time in South East League action and a thoroughly entertaining and sporting fixture ensued. A Herring/Buxton 7-3 win in heat 2 with Buxton holding off a strong challenge gave the Hawks the lead which they extended to eight points by heat 6 as Hellingly […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks’ mistakes prove costly

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators took a strong side to Ipswich to face the League leading Eagles but came off second best as the fast Suffolk riders forced errors out of the Hawks. Even Hethesett’s No.1 rider Dan Chambers had an off-day and a 7-3 victory by Dan Knights and Richie Fellgett against Dan in the opening heat set the scene. Hawks’ captain […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks’ Wells unlucky in BYJL National Round

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators had one rider qualify for this year’s National Rounds of the British Youth & Junior League. Owen Wells travelled to Southampton for Round Two and competed in a very tough Under-16 category. He scored six points in his four rides but was unlucky to get an untimely exclusion while placed second in his second outing. The points scored […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks “Run the Square”

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators led off the runners in the annual “Run The Square” village fun run as part of their Golden Jubilee celebrations. Hawks members paraded round the two-mile course on closed roads five minutes ahead of the 200 runners. As a recognitiion of the Club’s anniversary all runners and riders received a souvenir medal with a cycle speedway anniversary ribbon, […]

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NEWS: Hawks celebrate 2015 at presentation evening

Hethersett Hawks staged their annual Presentation Evening at Hethersett Social Club and 30 members and families heard about a reasonably successful season with the first team challenging for the South East title right to the last match and the “B” team having a much more competitive season. Quite a few new recruits have been attracted, mainly from the Attleborough area, and […]

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PREVIEW: Whitton set for South East League showdown

This Sunday brings the curtain down on one of the most exciting South East League title races for years, with no more than three teams still in with a chance. Ipswich Whirlwinds and Ipswich Eagles both have eighteen points, while just two points behind are Hethersett with a match in hand, but with the top three all set to meet one another this […]

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MATCH REPORT: Eagles high despite 12 point penalty against Hawks

Hethersett Hawks/Swinton & Co concluded their home League programme with a top-of-the-table clash with Ipswich Eagles and the Hawks were confident of taking their title chase to the rearranged fixtures at Ipswich on October 11th, especially as Ipswich arrived with four restricted riders, the fourth one costing them a 12-point penalty. The match started evenly with tactical shared heats but Charlie […]

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