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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CLUB NEWS: Official opening of new Gin Pit Cycle Speedway track tomorrow

On Wednesday 25th May 2016, Astley & Tyldesley Cycling Club are staging the Official Opening meeting of the new cycle speedway track. A&T will be hosting the 1st Round of the Manchester League Grand Prix series. Racing takes place at u-10, u-13, u-16, u-19 and Senior categories, with the A&T, Bury, Stockport and Sheffield teams competing. The first race will […]

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MATCH REPORT: Elston and Preston claim Manchester titles

Astley & Tyldesley staged the Manchester League u-13 and u-19 Individual Finals on Wednesday evening, to wrap up the midweek racing season. The track was in good condition, with plenty of keen racing under the Gin Pit floodlights. Stockport’s Michael Preston and A&T’s Max Evans both started off with three wins apiece and came head to head in heat 13. […]

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MATCH REPORT: Manchester League Individual Finals

Bury staged the first of the Manchester League individual Finals evenings on Wednesday. Riders enjoyed racing on a well prepared track on a warm and pleasant summer’s evening. Astley & Tyldesley’s youngsters dominated the u-10 Individual Finals, taking the top five places, as they did in the Grand Prix series. Defending champion Joe Quarmby and John White both won their […]

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