CLUB NEWS: Newport call out for votes to “bag a share” of bag fund

Newport Cycle Speedway Club are bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores – being awarded to local community projects. Three groups in every Tesco region […]

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MATCH REPORT: Wednesfield supreme in inaugural CS Cup Playoff Final

Wednesfield Aces delivered a cool, calmed and collected performance in the inaugural CS Cup Play Off Grand Final, in a hugely successful day at Coventry in front of a healthy crowd. Heavy rain gave the host club plenty to do prior to the meeting, but their hard work paid off as they delivered a super fast track and the racing […]

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MATCH REPORT: Newport secure top spot

Newport (Dig It Landscapes) Cycle Speedway team secured top spot in the South West and Wales Division 1 League, after a comfortable 97-79 home win against nearest rivals Horspath Hammers. Jack Harrold failed a late fitness test on an injured hamstring, so Newport brought in Callum Goward. Newport dominated the early heats through fine wins from Jacob Soper, Ben Mould and […]

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HIGHLIGHTS: Harbourside drama as Newport snatch last lap victory

Poole Comets snatched defeat from an improbable victory in an incident packed affair against a fully loaded Newport side at Harbourside. Matches are never won on paper but with Mould, Carmichael and Harrold making a rare combined appearance for the Welsh outfit, few would have given the hosts much chance. With the scoreline at 32-37 after 7 races, the match saw a remarkable turnaround – […]

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MATCH REPORT: Carmichael returns in convincing win against Swindon

Newport (Dig It Landscapes) Cycle Speedway team recorded their biggest win of the season, defeating a weakened Swindon Robins by 109 points to 69, at Newport Sports Village. Although Newport won by a huge 40 points, only evergreen Kevin Greaves remained unbeaten by a Swindon rider. The Welsh team welcomed Mark Carmichael back from injury, he looked quite sharp and […]

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MATCH REPORT: Narrow defeat for Exeter against Newport

Exeter Aces were narrowly defeated by reigning league champions Newport, in a thrilling SW&W league encounter at Cofton Road last weekend. The Aces took an early lead, by taking advantage after the exclusion of Newport’s Sean Bennett for foul riding in heat 3. Exeter built on this lead, with Craig Nethercott, Dan Winchester, Owen Tidball and Connor Tucker all achieving […]

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2017 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Official results for the 2017 British Club Championships

The official results have been sent to us from British Cycling for the 2017 British Club Championships, which were held in the South West and Wales region last month. All clubs have been asked to submit feedback to British Cycling for their views on the overall competition, including whether or not it should continue to run on one weekend. 2017 […]

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2017 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Newport claim open title | Poole Club Champions

Newport are the new British Open Club champions, after a cool performance in Horspath, Oxfordshire, saw them pull away, as their closest rivals made costly errors. Poole scooped the overall Club Championship trophy, with victories in U16 boys and U16 girls categories along the way. Newport, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, Birmingham, Poole and East Park came through their semi finals unscathed to […]

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2017 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Day one summary

It was an excellent first day of racing in Newport yesterday, Sheffield, Ipswich, Exeter and Poole were the winners at the Olympic Sports Village. The new Little League championships opened up the day and it was smiles all round, especially from Poole, their “Poole 1” team taking victory. Coventry’s unbeaten Ronnie Wassall won a run run off against Exeter’s JJ Wildman to […]

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