Depleted A&T make Ipswich trip

Depleted A&T make Ipswich trip

Depleted A&T make Ipswich trip

First published in Sport

ASTLEY and Tyldesley's juniors made the long trip to Ipswich for the British Youth and Junior League Final Round Two match on Saturday.

A&T had a riders missing due to holidays, but the four who rode all turned in great performances.

In the under eights event, John White again qualified for the Grand Prix 'A' Final, where he finished fourth.

This result was sufficient for him to retain his overall lead in the series, with just two rounds remaining.

Max Evans made the Grand Prix 'B' Final in the under 12s event, where he finished in second place, to maintain his fourth place in the overall series standing.

Ciaran Collins belied his lack of experience in national competitions by reaching the under 14s Grand Prix 'B' Final, finishing fourth.

Last up was Reece Pollitt, who qualified for the under 16s Grand Prix 'A' Final. His fourth place in this event keeps him in fifth place in the overall national standings.

A&T finished in eighth place on the day in the team standings in the Final Round series, to drop from third to sixth place overall in the team standings with two rounds to go.

British Youth & Junior League Final Round 2 result Kesgrave 245 Ipswich 169 Poole 85 Exeter 76 Leicester76 Wednesfield 70 Sheffield 63 Astley & Tyldesley 58.

Current Standings Kesgrave 16 Poole 10.5 Ipswich 10 Sheffield 9 Leicester 9 Astley & Tyldesley 7 Exeter 5.5 Wednesfield 5.

Astley and Tyldesley hosted the fourth and final round of this year's Astley and Tyldesley Go-Ride Grand Prix series on Tuesday.

Laura Snell rode terrifically well to win all her four races and win the event with a 16 points maximum score.

Emily Redmond and Charlie Dickinson both tied on 13 points, with Emily winning the run-off to take second place on the night.

Astley & Tyldesley Go-Ride Grand Prix Round 4 results: Laura Snell 16, Emily Redmond 13, Charlie Dickinson 13, Ben Dickinson 12, Louie Jervis 12, Ben Hindley 12, Dylan Ingham 11, Kieran Fallon 10, Ryan Fallon 10, Jack Murray 9, Melissa Boylin 9, Denby Ashurst 8, Grace Worthington 8, Finlay Hodson 8.

Despite missing the final round, Max Quarmby had amassed enough points to take the overall series win after scoring 47 points.

Securing runner-up spot was Charlie Dickinson, who finished with a score of 46. Charlie's cousin and last year's winner Ben Dickinson finished with a total of 44 points to take third place overall.

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