Burgess and under 10s clinch titles

Astley & Tyldesley junior team - Manchester League Division 2 champions 2014. Mike Hack.

Astley & Tyldesley junior team - Manchester League Division 2 champions 2014. Mike Hack.

First published in Sport

ASTLEY and Tyldesley enjoyed a double celebration with the junior team clinching the Manchester League Division Two title and Emily Burgess winning the under 10s Manchester League Individual Grand Prix series.

Stockport hosted the sixth and concluding round of the Manchester League Grand Prix series on Wednesday.

In the Division Two (junior) match, Astley and Tyldesley raced to their fifth win in the series to clinch the league title in fine style, with all the team's riders scoring well.

Bury's Daniel Miller scored a 16 points maximum in the under 10s match, but A&T showed their strength with all six riders taking the next highest scoring places in the match.

Emily Burgess scored 15 points to clinch the under 10s Manchester League Grand Prix series, while Charlie Dickinson had his best match to date, also scoring 15, losing only to Emily last time out.

Ben Dickinson also lost only to Emily, with a strong performance from Charlie Burgess.

Max Evans raced to an unbeaten 16 points in the under 13s match, with good support from Matt Snell on 13 points.

Reece Pollitt was A&T's sole rider in the under 16s category, where he joint top-scored with 14 points.

Manchester League Division Two match result (top five scorers only count to team totals) Astley & Tyldesley 75 Bury 62 Stockport 36 Sheffield 14 A&T scorers: Max Evans 16, Charlie Dickinson 15, Emily Burgess 15, Ben Dickinson 15, Reece Pollitt 14, Charlie Burgess 13, Matt Snell 13, Jack Murray 11, Finlay Hodson 11, Ryan Fallon 10, Kieran Fallon 7.

Manchester League Division 2 Final Positions Astley & Tyldesley 23 Bury 19 Stockport 12 Sheffield 6.

Stockport took their sixth win of the series in the Division One (senior) match. Reece Pollitt was A&T's lone rider, scoring an impressive 11 points, after suffering a gate exclusion first time out.

Manchester League Division One match result (top five scorers only count to team totals) Stockport 36 Bury 17 Astley & Tyldesley 11 Sheffield 8.

Manchester League Division One final positions Stockport 23 Bury 15.5 Sheffield 9 Astley & Tyldesley 8.5.

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