MATCH REPORT: Whalley and Preston scoop Manchester League titles

Astley & Tyldesley hosted the first of this year’s Manchester League Individual Finals evenings, with the U10 and U16 Championships on Wednesday. A&T’s impressive squad of U10 riders dominated proceedings, in a nine rider field. Duncan Whalley raced to a 16 points maximum score to take the title. He beat his nearest rival, first year rider Fraser Brundrett, in heat […]

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MATCH REPORT: Stockport and A&T take Manchester League titles

Bury staged the 6th and final round of the Manchester League Grand Prix series on Wednesday evening. Several torrential downpours made for unpleasant conditions, but the riders were undeterred, with several titles up for grabs on the night. The Astley & Tyldesley pair of Aiden Green and Tom Morrissey both scored 16 point maximums in the u-10s match. Their team […]

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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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MATCH REPORT: Manchester League Finals Night from Stockport

Stockport hosted the first of this year’s Manchester League Finals nights, on Wednesday. Rain fell throughout the evening, with nine riders contesting each of the two finals, held over 12 heats. Astley & Tyldesley’s John White became the first rider to retain the u-10s title, by winning all four races, to record a 16 points maximum. His A&T team mate […]

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MATCH REPORT: A&T equal record score in Manchester League

Stockport hosted Round 3 of the Manchester League Grand Prix series on Wednesday evening. A&T’s John White and Charlie Burgess both raced to 16 points maximum scores in the u10s match, with Jack Murray unbeaten by an opposition rider. A&T’s Matt Snell top scored in the u13s category, losing only to Sheffield’s Tom Whitwam in heat 11, after beating him in […]

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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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