MATCH REPORT: Stars round off Division 1 campaign with victory

Report by Rob Mawhood, photo by Priya Whitley Sheffield Stars closed out their 2023 North and Scotland League Division One campaign with a 94-85 derby victory over Hull at a Graves track bathed in Autumn sunshine. Hull named the team that won the Yorkshire League title last Sunday, while Sheffield named a strong line-up that included lucky talisman Dariusz Pilas […]

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MATCH REPORT: North & Scotland League Division 2 play-off

Report and photos by Richie Smith The sun shone on the cyclists and spectators at Northumbria Vikings’ Cramlington track as Heckmondwike faced Fife in a battle for the overall North & Scotland League Division 2 title. This was the first time the teams had met so there were no old scores to be settled, but Fife hoped to make it […]

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RESULTS: Sunday’s results

Here are the results from matches ridden on Sunday October 15th: North & Scotland League Division 1 Hull 94 Sheffield 85 Division 2 Play off Heckmondwike 66 Fife 82- match ridden at Cramlington Midland League Birmingham v Coventry – awaiting result South & South Wales League Division 1 East Newport 89 Poole 87 Newport 71 Poole 100 Southampton 88 Exeter […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: Norfolk Individual Championships and 4 regional matches

The Norfolk Individual Championships kick off the cycle speedway action this weekend when they take place at Eaton Park, Norwich on Saturday. The action gets underway at 1pm with the Under 8’s and Under 16’s with the Under 10’s and Under 19’s scheduled for a 2pm start. The Under 13’s and Senior events are scheduled for a 3pm start with […]

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CLUB NEWS: Success for A&T at Wigan Sports awards evening but not so on the track

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There was success for Astley & Tyldesley Club members at the Believe Wigan Sports Awards Evening at The Edge Conference Centre, on Saturday evening. There were 400 guests present, whilst there were 120 nominations for the eight awards categories. The Club took 2nd place in the Club of the Year category, and British u-12 Boys Cycle Speedway Champion, Frank White, […]

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RESULTS: Sunday’s results

Here are the results from matches ridden on Sunday 8th October 2023: North & Scotland League Division 1 Astley & Tyldesley 73 Fife 107 Bury 104 Fife 75 Bury win North & Scotland League Division 1 championship Yorkshire League Round 6 at Hull Hull 64, Sheffield 58, Heckmondwike 39 Hull win Yorkshire League South & South Wales League East Newport […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: The Weekend’s action

The weekend action on Saturday & Sunday 7th & 8th October kicks of on Saturday with the final rounds of 3 competitions. At Norwich it is the final round of 8 in the South-East Grand Prix starting at 12 noon and riders attending this event are reminded that it is being staged at Harford Park. The EuroVets also reaches its […]

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MATCH REPORT: Sheffield gain first ever treble against A&T

Report by Rob Mawhood Sheffield Stars gained their first ever treble winning day over Astley and Tyldesley in the North and Scotland League at a very wet Graves track. Heavy rain on Saturday left a saturated track, then when the showers returned (an hour before the scheduled start time) the surface soon became a mud bath. First up was the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Heckmondwike clinch North & Scotland Division 2 (North) title

Report by Pat Beacock Heckmondwike are the 2023 North & Scotland League Division 2 (North) Champions after a last heat decider against fellow title contenders Hull. A Hull win would have given them the title (unless Sheffield could have run up a big winning margin against Astley & Tyldesley in a fixture being run concurrently). The mature (old) and vastly […]

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RESULTS: Sunday’s Results

Here are the results from matches raced on Sunday 1st October: North & Scotland League Division 1 Fife 67 Bury 110 Sheffield 120 Astley & Tyldesley 60 Division 2 Heckmondwike 75 Hull 73 Sheffield 96 Astley & Tyldesley 51 Heckmondwike win the Northern Section of Division 2 Division 3 Heckmondwike 29 Hull 91 Sheffield 69 Hull 21 South & South […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: A busy weekend of action coming up

A very busy weekend of Cycle Speedway kicks off on Saturday with Round 7 of the South-East Grand Prix series taking place at East London starting at 12 noon. This should have been Round 6 on August 5th but was postponed due to a waterlogged track. Saturday also sees the Welsh Riders Championships take place at East Newport and with […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: Jim Peck Memorial Trophy highlight of a busy weekend

Another busy weekend of cycle speedway action gets underway on Saturday with Kesgrave hosting what has now become the 6th round of the South-East Grand Prix starting at midday. What should have been Round 6 at East London (which was rained off on August 5th) will now become Round 7 on Saturday 30th September. Also on Saturday is the 10th […]

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MATCH REPORT: 2 Wins for A&T over Heckmondwike

Report by Mike Hack, Photos courtesy of Catherine White Astley & Tyldesley came out on top of both North & Scotland League matches against Heckmondwike, at Gin Pit, on a warm Sunday afternoon. The Division 2 match was the main match of the day, with a very experienced Heckmondwike team of veteran riders looking for a win to maintain their […]

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RESULTS: Sunday’s Results

Here are the results from matches raced on Sunday September 17th 2023: South East League Division 2 Hethersett 89 Hellingly 70 Ipswich 64 Kesgrave 95 Norwich 86 Hellingly 74 Youth League Hethersett 82 Hellingly 78 Ipswich 97 Kesgrave Pumas 63 Ipswich 56 Kesgrave Panthers 104 National League Ipswich 83 Kesgrave 100 North & Scotland League Division 1 Fife 84 Sheffield […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: Final BYJL National Round and more regional racing

The weekend of Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th September kicks off with the final National Round of the British Youth & Junior League at Poole on Saturday, starting at 10am. Tom Parr (Kesgrave) in the Under 8’s, Roman Boaler (Horspath) in the Under 10’s and Frank White (Astley & Tyldesley) in the Under 12’s all won the 1st 3 rounds […]

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MATCH REPORT: Heckmondwike take control in title race.

Heckmondwike Saints are on the verge of their first Northern League title twenty years after defeating rivals Sheffield Stars by 105-69 in Division Two of the North and Scotland League. The midweek match came about after Sheffield were unable to track a full six riders last Sunday. Stars were still struggling, having to field an ineligible rider (Kielan Burton) and […]

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