Heckmondwike cyclists perform well in defeat

Will Naylor takes the lead for Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway.
Will Naylor takes the lead for Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway.

Heckmondwike cyhcle speedway team travelled to Manchester last Sunday to meet Astley and Tyldesley.

Despite being a few riders short for both the senior and junior matches, the Heckmondwike team raced well against a very strong Astley outfit.

Pawel Idziorek led the way for Heckmondwike with 18 points and other contributions came from Darren Kent , Justin Naylor, Laura Watson, Adam Watson and Mick Knowles but it was home side Astley and Tyldesley who ran out 90-59 winners

Result: Astley & Tyldesley 90, Heckmondwike 59.

Heckmondwike scorers: Pawel Idziorek 18, Darren Kent 9, Justin Naylor 7+1, Laura Watson 7+1, Adam Watson 12, Mick Knowles 6.

In the junior match between the clubs, Heckmondwike only raced three riders compared to the home team’s six.

Heckmondwike’s Will Naylor preformed well to put pressure on the Astley riders and was just one point off claiming maximum haul for the visitors, with support coming from Tom Whitwam and Bella Naylor.

Result: Astley & Tyledsley, 64 Heckmondwike 38

Heckmondwike scorers: Bella Naylor 10, Tom Whitwam 13,Will Naylor 15.

Heckmondwike now take a two week break from cycle speedway racing, although training continues as usual on Wednesday nights between 7.30pm to 9pm at Firth Park ,Heckmondwike WF16 0HH, opposite Morrisons petrol station.

For more info on training, volunteering or joining the team contact Justin Naylor 07799 367370 or email jusycom@yahoo.co.uk.