OBITUARY: Gordon Moorcroft

33/18 News has learnt that Gordon Moorcroft, Team Manager of the Tameside Junior team in the mid 1990’s, passed away on Wednesday 18th October. Gordon’s son Chris posted the following on Facebook’s “I was (or still am) a Cycle Speedway rider!!!”: “I am sorry to say my dad Gordon Moorcroft passed away last Wednesday 18th October 2023. “He was Team […]

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COACHING: Exciting Opportunity

Bob Prince has been in touch with the following exciting opportunity: Exciting news concerning coaching in Cycle Speedway. The CS coaching workgroup in conjunction with British Cycling have helped develop a new more affordable and slimline pathway to coaching qualifications. The new course is called ” Introduction to Coaching (activity coach )” To gain the award three compulsory on line […]

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CLUB NEWS: Stars finish 3rd in League

Norwich Stars staged their last South-East Division 2 League match on Sunday September 17th when Hellingly were the visitors to Eaton Park. After a shared 1st heat Paddy Wenn and McKenzie Loombe combined for a 7-3 over Dylan & Barrie Geer to take a lead that they would not relinquish as they won by 86 points to 74 to clinch […]

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CLUB NEWS: Mason Martin wins Hat-trick of Norfolk Championships

HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES joined the Norwich Stars Club in contesting the Norfolk Individual Championships at Eaton Park. In total 26 riders contested the eight categories and, with three of the recently crowned Hethersett Club Champions absent, there were easier opportunities for others to grab the glory. Nyla El-Labany successfully defended her Under-8 title but it was Ronnie […]

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MATCH REPORT: Stars round off Division 1 campaign with victory

Report by Rob Mawhood, photo by Priya Whitley Sheffield Stars closed out their 2023 North and Scotland League Division One campaign with a 94-85 derby victory over Hull at a Graves track bathed in Autumn sunshine. Hull named the team that won the Yorkshire League title last Sunday, while Sheffield named a strong line-up that included lucky talisman Dariusz Pilas […]

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MATCH REPORT: North & Scotland League Division 2 play-off

Report and photos by Richie Smith The sun shone on the cyclists and spectators at Northumbria Vikings’ Cramlington track as Heckmondwike faced Fife in a battle for the overall North & Scotland League Division 2 title. This was the first time the teams had met so there were no old scores to be settled, but Fife hoped to make it […]

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RESULTS: Sunday’s results

Here are the results from matches ridden on Sunday October 15th: North & Scotland League Division 1 Hull 94 Sheffield 85 Division 2 Play off Heckmondwike 66 Fife 82- match ridden at Cramlington Midland League Birmingham v Coventry – awaiting result South & South Wales League Division 1 East Newport 89 Poole 87 Newport 71 Poole 100 Southampton 88 Exeter […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: Norfolk Individual Championships and 4 regional matches

The Norfolk Individual Championships kick off the cycle speedway action this weekend when they take place at Eaton Park, Norwich on Saturday. The action gets underway at 1pm with the Under 8’s and Under 16’s with the Under 10’s and Under 19’s scheduled for a 2pm start. The Under 13’s and Senior events are scheduled for a 3pm start with […]

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2023 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Location and existence of perpetual trophies required

The organisers of the 2023 World Cycle Speedway Championships are keen to make sure that all the perpetual trophies are returned for presentation at the Championships. They are after the following information: 1. Which trophies are in existence, and 2. Who is currently in possession of them. This applies to World Cups, World Best Pairs, Federation Cups, Test Matches. Please […]

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CLUB NEWS: Newport provide 7 out of 9 category winners at Welsh Riders Championships

Newport provided 7 out of the 9 age groups at the Welsh riders championships at East Newport. The 9 newly crowned champions are: Under 10 girls – Isla Lewis (Newport)Under 10 boys – Jake Solomon (Newport)Under 13s girls – Esmae Lewis (Newport)Under 13s boys – Luie Lewis (Newport)Under 16s girls – Ellie George (Newport)Under 16s boys – Tom Alexander (East […]

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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, […]

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RESULTS: Sunday’s results

Here are the results from matches ridden on Sunday 8th October 2023: North & Scotland League Division 1 Astley & Tyldesley 73 Fife 107 Bury 104 Fife 75 Bury win North & Scotland League Division 1 championship Yorkshire League Round 6 at Hull Hull 64, Sheffield 58, Heckmondwike 39 Hull win Yorkshire League South & South Wales League East Newport […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: The Weekend’s action

The weekend action on Saturday & Sunday 7th & 8th October kicks of on Saturday with the final rounds of 3 competitions. At Norwich it is the final round of 8 in the South-East Grand Prix starting at 12 noon and riders attending this event are reminded that it is being staged at Harford Park. The EuroVets also reaches its […]

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