MATCH REPORT: Stars record handsome victory at Fife

Report by Rob Mawhood, photo by Caroline Burton Sheffield Stars overcame very tough conditions (a strong wind and heavy track) to post a handsome 111-69 victory in North & Scotland League Division One at Fife Revolution. Fife took the lead in heat one with a 6-4 result from Jake Slight and Jason Keith. Sheffield responded with five maximum 7-3 heat […]

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MATCH REPORT: Stars open 2024 campaign with victory over Saints

Report by Rob mawhood, photos by Jess Banyard and Hecknmondwike CSC Sheffield Stars raced to victory by 81-68 in their 2024 opening North & Scotland League Division Two campaign at Heckmondwike on Sunday afternoon. The match paired the 2023 seasons top two in Division Two, with Heckmondwike having completed the double over Sheffield. Darren Kent won heat one, the first […]

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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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MATCH REPORT: Sheffield gain first ever treble against A&T

Report by Rob Mawhood Sheffield Stars gained their first ever treble winning day over Astley and Tyldesley in the North and Scotland League at a very wet Graves track. Heavy rain on Saturday left a saturated track, then when the showers returned (an hour before the scheduled start time) the surface soon became a mud bath. First up was the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Heckmondwike clinch North & Scotland Division 2 (North) title

Report by Pat Beacock Heckmondwike are the 2023 North & Scotland League Division 2 (North) Champions after a last heat decider against fellow title contenders Hull. A Hull win would have given them the title (unless Sheffield could have run up a big winning margin against Astley & Tyldesley in a fixture being run concurrently). The mature (old) and vastly […]

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MATCH REPORT: Birmingham too strong for Coventry in Midland Club League fixture

Report by Matt Wilcockson Coventry Sabres hosted Birmingham Monarchs in the Midland Club League Fixture an Sunday 17th September Birmingham, fresh from the previous weeks KO cup victory, rested several key riders but were still too strong for Coventry, who, in spite of a strong youth section, have struggled to maintain senior riders this year. The Midland Club league format […]

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MATCH REPORT: 2 Wins for A&T over Heckmondwike

Report by Mike Hack, Photos courtesy of Catherine White Astley & Tyldesley came out on top of both North & Scotland League matches against Heckmondwike, at Gin Pit, on a warm Sunday afternoon. The Division 2 match was the main match of the day, with a very experienced Heckmondwike team of veteran riders looking for a win to maintain their […]

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MATCH REPORT: Heckmondwike take control in title race.

Heckmondwike Saints are on the verge of their first Northern League title twenty years after defeating rivals Sheffield Stars by 105-69 in Division Two of the North and Scotland League. The midweek match came about after Sheffield were unable to track a full six riders last Sunday. Stars were still struggling, having to field an ineligible rider (Kielan Burton) and […]

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