MATCH REPORT: BYJL South & South Wales Regional Round 1

The opening round of the ‘John-Dig-a-Lot’ backed South & South Wales British Youth & Junior League saw a total of 83 riders competing and providing some very enthusiastic, racing in dry (mainly), blustery conditions on the fast Newport Cycle Speedway raceway – with all 6 of the regions clubs managing to get riders through to an A final across the 8 age categories, the Southampton, Newport & Poole clubs providing the individual winners on this occasion and with 112 heats of racing, a great days sport was thoroughly enjoyed by riders, helpers, parents and supporters alike.

In the National Qualifying team competition Poole once again lead the way with 131 pts pipping the hosts Newport to top spot by 23 pts, Southampton third on 79pts and East Newport & Exeter tied 4th on 59pts with Horspath on 16pts

A final results

Under 8

1st Oscar Bartlett (Poole), 2nd Issac Laing (Poole), 3rd Olivia Reeman (Poole), 4th Cooper Jenkins (East Newport)

Under 10

1st Tom Comben (Southampton), 2nd Deacon Wicks (Exeter), 3rd Jake Soloman (Newport), 4th Toby Lammin (Horspath)

Under 12

1st Kalem Martin (Newport), 2nd Roman Boiler (Horspath), 3rd Sam Comben (Southampton), 4th Tulluah Curtis (Poole)

Under 14

1st Teddy Curtis (Poole), 2nd Jamie Randall (Poole), 3rd Jayden Jenkins (Newport), 4th Joe Gillespie (Southampton)

Under 15 Girls

1st Esmae Lewis (Newport), 2nd Ellie George (Newport), 3rd Millie Shear (Poole), 4th Megan Evans (Newport)

Under 18 Girls

1st Nataleigh Goulden (Poole), 2nd Shannon Tucker (Exeter), 3rd Daisy Sherwood (Poole), 4th Lexie Curtis (Poole)

Under 16

1st George Whale (Southampton), 2nd Harry Marsh (Newport), 3rd Harvey Yard (Newport), 4th Jake Geach (Exeter)

Under 18

1st Leon Penketh (Southampton), 2nd JJ Wildman (Southampton), 3rd Sonny Whale (Southampton), 4th Kenzie Bennett (Poole)