RIDER NEWS: Evans recognised by former school

Astley and Tyldesley’s Max Evans was recognised by his former primary school last month, for his achievement in racing for the Great Britain junior team in Australia last winter. Former pupils Max Evans and Ella Toone were invited to officially open the new extension at St. George’s Central Primary School, Tyldesley, appropriately enough on St. George’s Day. The two international […]

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RIDER NEWS: Iron Dan

Dan Chambers is undertaking some endurance events this year in order to fundraise money for charities. If you would like to donate to any of the charities mentioned in the article below then visit the mydonate page at the bottom of the article: Throughout 2018 I will be competing in several endurance sporting events whilst also raising £2700 for Macmillan […]

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RIDER NEWS: Former World Champion sidelined

After continued treatment, former triple world champion, David Hemsley (pictured bottom right), has been forced to withdraw from the World Veteran Individual event. A recent x ray at the Royal Adelaide Hospital indicated that the double ankle fracture had failed to heal to the extent that would allow Hemsley to compete at his very high standard. The world veterans final takes place […]

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RIP: Chris Duke

Exeter and Horspath riders paid tribute to a former Aces rider at Cofton Road last weekend, when a minute of sustained applause was held in recognition of Chris Duke, who lost his battle with cancer last week. Since the 1980s, Chris Duke was known throughout the region as a courageous rider who battled with disability to compete in the sport […]

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RIDER NEWS: McMillan Poland bound?

Over the weekend in Adelaide, Australian international competitor Bobby McMillan (#4) revealed he has received an offer to compete in Poland this coming season. It is understood that during his brief stay at Coventry, and subsequent association with the club’s Polish assets, the offer was generated by Leszno. McMillan commented: “Michal Sassek and I got on really well riding together with Coventry […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: Mould returns home to Newport

As the transfer deadline shuts this evening, arguably the biggest winter move sees Wednesfield’s British Champion, Ben Mould moving back to his home town club Newport – making him the fourth rider to return to their first club after Lewis and Chris Osborne’s move to Great Blakenham and Gavin Wheeler reportedly back at Southampton. Wednesfield manager Wayne Aris said: “With all the changes […]

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RIDER NEWS: Three generations of Welsh Cycle Speedway stars

Three generations of one family, Ron, Wayne and Ryan Evans, have now all represented Wales at Cycle Speedway. Firstly grandfather Ron, was a top rider in the 50s for the Langstone Eagles, which culminated in his call up for his country. Only last weekend, his son, Wayne, rode for Wales in the home nations veterans championships in Hull, with grandson, […]

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RIDER NEWS: Adams gains support from Henderson Herald

Hethersett’s Katie Adams (pictured right) has received the backing from local paper “The Henderson Herald” ahead of her appearance for Ireland at the Junior Home International at Hull on Saturday. Katie explained: “The Henderson Herald is delivered to around 5,000 homes in the NR5 area of Norwich so quite a good bit of publicity! “The Henderson Trust has used its […]

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