Cycle Speedway Update 25/3/2024

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Team photo - under 10's team

In the Division 1 match, A&T started brightly against the defending Division 1 champions, trailing by just one point after heat 6. In the following race, John White could consider himself unfortunate to be excluded, before Bury took a 7-2 heat win in the re-run. Bury followed this up with a 6-4 and a 7-3, to open up a 12 points lead, and were never in trouble after that. Bury went on to run out 101-77 winners.

John White top scored for A&T, with four race wins out of his five completed rides.

North & Scotland League Division 1 result

Bury 101 Astley & Tyldesley 77

A&T scorers: John White 18 (plus 1 bonus), Devon Campbell 15 (1), Terry Norman 13 (1), Steve Harris 11 (1), Frank White 10 (1), Oscar Belt 7, Josh Pilkington 3.

The Division 2 match became harder for A&T when Josh Pilkington withdrew from the match and went to hospital after a fall in heat 6. The scores were close for the first six races, standing at 27-27 after heat 6, before A&T started to edge ahead, to open up a 6 points lead after heat 12. The deciding race in the match was heat 13, as Bury raced into a 6-4 position, before Frank White and Levi Edwards both overtook their opponents to take a 6-4 win. A&T led by 4 points going into the last heat and the shared race points were sufficient for a narrow A&T win, 64-60.

For A&T, Frank White rode to a superb 20 points maximum score, with Steve Harris losing twice to an opponent.

North & Scotland League Division 2 result

Bury 60 Astley & Tyldesley 64

A&T scorers: Frank White 20, Steve Harris 18, Oscar Belt 14 (1), Levi Edwards 10 (1), Josh Pilkington 2 (1).

A&T raced to a convincing 107-13 win over Bury in the Division 3 match. The home team fielded just one rider. For A&T. Elijah Rechembei recorded his first ever maximum score, in the u-10s match. Frank White raced unbeaten in the u-13s match, with Josh Pilkington unbeaten by an opponent.

North & Scotland League Division 3 result

Bury 13 Astley & Tyldesley 107

A&T scorers: Elijah Rechembei 16, Frank White 16, Josh Pilkington 14, James Jackson 12, Oscar Belt 11, Nahom Tumizghy 9, Levi Edwards 7, Heather Brighouse 6, Harry Jackson 6, Charlotte Brighouse 5, Jacob Barrington 5.

Full score charts are on the North & Scotland’s Google Drive at:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1GYelE0SeAusEhNfO8z7yh25_b39XCecT?usp=drive_link