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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Sussex East: Wadhurst Lions

About the team

Track on Sparrows Green Playing Field(now the site of the Tennis Courts).

Club Secretary: Stan S. Lavender, Briarpatch, Wadhurst.

Club Referee: 'Taffy' Thomas.

The team's Individual Championship was run in conjunction with the Red Lion Pub(Landlord Vic Knight), which had a close connection to the team.

Rode in the Sedlescombe League  1952-1954.

Club Colours: Red and White.


  • Ted Lavender
  • John Thomas
  • Graham Ward