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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RIDER NEWS: Geertsen to contest the “Ade Gale” Laurels at Poole

Reigning Australian Individual Champion, Ty Geertsen, is scheduled to fly into London Heathrow airport later this month to compete in the prestigious “Ade Gale” Laurels event. The highly respected event is to be staged at Harbourside Park on Whitsun Bank Holiday Sunday 29th May 2016. His visit will also enable him to compete for the Poole Sea View Coaches club in Elite League fixtures […]

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RIDER NEWS: Coventry snap up Junior World Champion

Shane Bentley, the World junior champion, has signed for Coventry Cycle Speedway club in a signing which was concluded three hours ahead of last Sunday`s transfer deadline. The 18-year-old Australian becomes the clubs third winter signing, following the acquisitions of Polish World junior number two Michal Sassek and English teenager Adam Watson from Sheffield in the past month. Bentley, from […]

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RIDER NEWS: Falcons swoop to sign Burke

Edinburgh Falcons have strengthened their side ahead of the 2016 Northern League campaign by signing the hugely experienced Scotland International Jason Burke from Sheffield Rockets. Burke, who finished second in last season’s TLI British Veterans Individual Championship and fourth in last year’s World Veterans Individual Final, faces a 500 mile round trip to the Redbraes Raceway for home matches but […]

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