MATCH REPORT: Norfolk Go-Ride GP Round 5

The fifth Norfolk Go-Ride Grand Prix of the season at Hethersett was the least attended so far, thanks mainly to school holiday activities and a seven-day delay following last week’s deluge. A perfect evening’s weather this Wednesday meant that the 10 riders who did take part could have a relaxed evening’s racing without the pressure to qualify for “A” Finals […]

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MATCH REPORT: Norwich go down against Kesgrave at Eaton Park

Norwich welcomed Kesgrave to Eaton Park for a SE/E League fixture on a warm sunny Sunday afternoon. After losing their first match against local rivals Hethersett, Norwich were keen to make amends against Kesgrave. The Kesgrave pairing of J Chittock/B Harvey inflicted the worst possible start with a 7-3 over Norwich pairing L Grange/A Dyball in heat 1. Norwich second […]

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MATCH REPORT: Norfolk Championships and Hethersett U16s

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators staged the Norfolk Championships at the memorial Playing Field and two Hethersett riders were crowned Norfolk Champions – George Larter-Dixon in the Under-10s and Owen Wells (Under-16s and Under-19s). There were also podium places for Giles Awbery and George Larter-Dixon in the Under-13s and Glyn Morgan in the Seniors and Veterans. Paddy Wenn from Norwich successfully defended his […]

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MATCH REPORT: Full strength Hawks in command in local derby

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators tracked a full-strength team for the first time this season and duly saw off the challenge of local rivals Norwich Stars in the South-East League at Eaton Park. A solid and tactically perfect first eight heats put the Hawks 12 points ahead until an exclusion gave Norwich their first race win. Dan Chambers and Leigh Cossey completed […]

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NEWS: Norfolk riders set for Gas Hill Gasp

On Friday evening, Norfolk riders including Norwich’s Paddy Wenn, Gary Colby, Jamie Medler, Michael Jones and Hethersett’s Olly Buxton, will be racing up Norwich’s steepest hill on their speedway bikes. Kesgrave riders Peter Ingram and Danny Zagni are also racing but they choosen, perhaps wisely, to ride in the road bike category, along with former British Champion Ipswich rider Tim Snook. […]

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CLUB NEWS: Medler sidelined for East London clash

Cycle Speedway returns to Eaton park this Sunday for South East action with a Divison One and Two clash against east London, tapes up at 2pm. Refreshments and free car park are available and the weather forecast is looking good. Norwich would like to wish Jamie “Magic” Medler (cover photo) a speedy recovery, after an incident in Ipswich at the Whitton Raceway. Jamie […]

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MATCH REPORT: Fitness sees Whirlwinds through against Stars

On a cold Sunday afternoon, the Ipswich whirlwinds welcomed the Norwich Stars to Whitton Raceway, and with both teams missing some of their big hitters, a very tight match looked on the cards. Ipswich had the perfect start, recording a 6-4 in heat 1, before 4 consecutive 5-5’s, Ipswich providing all the heat winners, but Norwich doing well to fill […]

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MATCH REPORT: Great Blakenham back to their best

Norwich hosted Suffolk opponents Great Blakenham in front of a healthy crowd at a sunny Eaton Park on Sunday. With the quiet but clinical Lewis Osbourne and Aussie favourite Cody Chadwick for Blakenham and a solid top six for Norwich, it was always going to be a tight affair, but Blakenham’s trump card was Richard Williamson, winning all five heats and […]

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MATCH REPORT: Last gasp Grange earns Stars a draw

Norwich started their campaign yesterday, with a local derby against the Hethersett Hawks. With Lee Grange back in a Norwich shirt against his former club, Craig Norton jumped out of his sickbed at ten past one, Jamie Medler, the only lad who hasn’t reached 30 yet, and four of the lads, Gary Colby, Paddy Wenn, Alan Parkins and Chris Cullum (pictured above with […]

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