MATCH REPORT: Midland League Individual Championships return to success

Birmingham hosted the Midland League Individual Championships on Saturday. Despite it being a miserable, windy and cold day, 66 riders turned out to race for their competitions. The track had suffered several days of heavy rain but held up well despite it riding very heavy and challenging on the legs! First up were the U12s, with 17 riders entered. Heat […]

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MATCH REPORT: Monarchs hold off Coventry challenge

The Birmingham Monarchs wrapped up their league programme by taking victory in the 1st division match over Coventry, although both 2nd and 3rd division teams fell to defeats. Four riders who were successful podium finishers in last weekends British Championships were on show at Perry Bar, including Open Champion Myke Grimes. Nick Yarworth from British Cycling was also on hand […]

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MATCH REPORT: East Park look to re-build after heavy defeat

At 1pm on Sunday, East Park Wolves hosted a Midland League division 3 junior match against Birmingham, which features new riders trying to make their name in the Cycle Speedway game. The Wolves conceded the match by 31-48. John Walsh, Alicia Gdowska, Brendon Sidebotham, Ethan Schambley, and Wolverhampton Wheeler’s Will Farmer did their best, but Birmingham’s mini Monarchs were just to good. […]

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CLUB NEWS: Birmingham make successful weekend of racing

Birmingham Monarchs took victory in league action at East Park on Sunday, with all 3 teams winning their division matches, 24 hrs previous having hosted the Eurovets Orchid Masters in awful conditions. Track conditions on Saturday proved troublesome, with two huge downpours of rain leaving the track unridable, however massive efforts were made by both volunteers and riders to rid […]

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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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MATCH REPORT: Monarchs unbeaten run comes to an end against Aces

Birmingham’s unbeaten run to the season ended on Sunday, with a narrow defeat to reigning champions Wednesfield Aces in the Midland League, although the juniors maintained their impressive winning sequence. Both teams were evenly matched, however the visitors had the edge from the off. The Aces started with 2 heat advantages to move 4 points clear and it wasn’t until […]

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TODAY’S RESULTS: Many matches across the country in another regional week

Here’s who is racing who today, with the results updated as they come in later. Midland League Division One Leicester v East Park Birmingham 89 – 91 Wednesfield Division Two Leicester v East Park Birmingham 58 – 83 Wednesfield Division Three Leicester v East Park Birmingham 46 – 34 Wednesfield North and Scotland League Division One Bury 82 – 97 Astley […]

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MATCH REPORT: Much improved Coventry come close

Coventry Sabres came close to registering an unlikely victory against Birmingham Monarchs on Sunday, losing out by six points after leading the meeting for the majority of the second half. After impressing in training, Cameron Gill was called up to the first team and Coventry welcomed back Dominik Rycharski and Kyle Roberts. Coventry’s Jimmy Wassall is still sidelined with a […]

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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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