MATCH REPORT: Astley convincing in West Yorkshire

Astley & Tyldesley came away from West Yorkshire with two convincing Northern League wins on Sunday.

A&T took a maximum 7-3 heat win in the first race of the Division 1 match and controlled the match throughout, to run out convincing 89-59 winners. Reece Pollitt and Damian Zareba were both unbeaten by an opponent, with solid scores from the rest of the team.

Special mention goes to youngsters Max Evans and Matt Snell, who stepped up into the first team and performed really well, both lads winning races.

Pawel Idziorek 18, Darren Kent 12, Jake Wood 10, Mick Knowles 8 (2), Justin Naylor 8, Belle Naylor 3.

Reece Pollitt 18 (2), Paul Graham 17, Damian Zareba 16 (4), Max Evans 14 (2), Mark Grantham 13 (1), Matt Snell 11.

Referees – Darren Kent/Mick Knowles/Justin Naylor

A&T took a a convincing win in the Division 3 match, 65-11, to remain unbeaten in the league. John White raced to a 16 points maximum score, with excellent support from Nathan Holt and Jack Littler.

Bella Naylor 11.

John White 16, Nathan Holt 14, Jack Littler 13, Frank White 8, Lucy Grantham 8, Aiden Green 6.

Referee – Darren Kent

John White put in a terrific performance in the U14 Individual event of the East Park 10th Anniversary meeting at Wolverhampton on Saturday. At nine years old, John was the youngest rider in the event, but he pulled off some superb passes on the biggest track in the country, to take overall 2nd place in the match.