MATCH REPORT: Monarchs silence Sabres with experienced display at Hearsall Common

Multiple costly exclusions prevented Coventry Sabres from picking up points in the Midland League on Sunday afternoon at home to Leicester Monarchs. Led by skipper and British number two Myke Grimes, the Sabres were made to rue a pair of exclusions for moving at the gate and two more for on track incidents. An experienced Monarchs side took charge of […]

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LITTLE LEAGUE: Entries open for first Little League individual championships

BYJL coordinator, Ross Mee, has written to clubs ahead of the first U10 Boys and Girls Little League Individual Championship, which takes place at Leicester on Saturday 26 August 2017. Entries are now open through Ross and are already coming in thick and fast, so don’t miss out! Please see his letter below: As you will be aware the reorganisation […]

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MATCH REPORT: Cycle Speedway the winner in explosive opening matches at Leicester

Cycle Speedway’s newest competition Supertrax Battle of Britain got underway in fine style at Leicester’s Slater Street track this afternoon, with two closely contested matches between the Midlands and the South & South East, which ended in one win a piece. The Junior match began with a run of five 5-5 heats, before the deadlock was broken in heat 6 […]

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MATCH REPORT: A day to forget for Coventry

Coventry Sabres suffered a heavy away defeat at the hands of Leicester Monarchs in their opening Midland League encounter at Slater Street. The home side rested Craig Marchant and ex-Coventry man Dave Frith, while Norman Venson was ill, yet they still over powered their opposition. Coventry captain, Myke Grimes was the only rider able to match Leicester’s fire power and took their […]

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MATCH REPORT: Bees go down in exciting clash

The newly revived Brandon Bees Cycle Speedway team, enjoying a terrific comeback year, went down 104-70 in their latest away match at Leicester last Tuesday evening. It was the Bees first defeat in three matches. It was the Bees first visit to the supremely well-appointed East Midlands venue, with its superb race track, terracing, grandstand and other facilities. The match […]

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CLUB NEWS: Better times ahead as Coventry promote new riders

Coventry Cycle Speedway team rounded off their Midland League senior campaign at Leicester last Sunday afternoon – and they continued to build for the future by handing 2016 debuts to two senior riders. They went down 103 – 75 to their oldest rivals in an entertaining encounter but finished the season on a high with Steve Stewart (pictured centre, who made […]

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MATCH REPORT: Team work sees Leicester through

The two clubs involved at Glover Park yesterday should be congratulated, as they managed to fit in four matches in total, catering for virtually every age and ability. The division one match was hard fought with plenty of interesting races, the home side were never behind but could never fully shake off a determined Birmingham outfit. Chris Timms showed his class with […]

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MATCH REPORT: Monarchs are no match for youthful Eagles as Ipswich progress to KO Cup Semi Finals

Without any weak links in their youthful line up Ipswich proved too strong for a spirited Leicester side. The Monarchs kept the scores close until a heat seven exclusion to the otherwise unbeaten Hemsley opened up the visitors advantage to nine points, a similar fate befell Frith in the pre-interval race, albeit in more controversial circumstances. With the match appearing […]

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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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