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, took 3rd place in the Young Sports Achiever category. Former GB Olympic Ski Jumper Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards was an excellent guest speaker at the event.

On the track however ……..

A&T wrapped up a disappointing North & Scotland League Division 1 campaign with a heavy home defeat by Fife, on a warm afternoon. Once again, A&T had a host of experienced riders missing, leaving inexperienced Division 2 and 3 riders to fill places in the team. Grand Veteran Terry Norman was in excellent form, losing only to Kayden Davidson first time out, but his only real back up came from fellow Grand Veteran, Steve Harris, who won three races. Although no one raced unbeaten, all the Fife team scored well and the visitors were in control throughout the match.

North & Scotland League Division 1 result

Astley & Tyldesley 73 Fife 107

A&T: Terry Norman 23, Steve Harris 18, Owen Simcock 10, Josh Pilkington 8, Mason Gallagher 8, Nahom Tumizghy 6.

Fife: Kayden Davidson 22 (1), Harris Allsop 19, Lewis Allsop 17 (4), Elliott Davies 17 (2), Harry Langdale 14 (3), Jake Ferguson 11 (3), Callum Cuthbert 7 (2).

Referee – Mike Hack.