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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Oxfordshire: Headley Hawks

About the team

Club formed in 1969, moved to Marsh Lane in 1971.

Track was in Marsh Lane, Marston, Oxford.

Track Dimensions: 84yards x 16ft, red shale surface.

Team Colours: Blue Shirts, Tangerine Socks, Black Jeans.

Joined the Oxford League in 1970, graduated to the Home Counties League in 1972.

Raced in the English League 1974/75/76.

Club Secretary: John Vallis, 89 Staunton Road, Headington, Oxford(1973-78).

Club Manager: T. Knight, 13 Courtland Road, Rose Hill, Oxford(1973).

Club Treasurer: Dave Vallis(1978).

Club Senior Official: R. Hodgkins.

Team Managers: Mr & Mrs Vallis.

Individual Honours.

1979 John Vallis won the Oxford Grand Prix.

Team Honours.

1973 won the League Championship.

Riders

1970s.

  • Alistair Atherton
  • M. Barnes
  • Ian Blunt
  • Colin Boyles
  • A. Brown
  • R. Cadd
  • P. Claridge
  • W. Crowther
  • T. Davies
  • C. Day
  • J. Day
  • Mark Dean
  • G. Evans
  • T. Gannon
  • K. Greaves
  • A. Hall
  • Tony Hall
  • L. Harris
  • J. Mill-Hicks
  • B. Hodgeson
  • Richard Hodgkins(capt)
  • P. Horwood
  • A. Hunter
  • Terry Knight
  • P Lanaghan
  • Chris Merry
  • P. Milsom
  • K. Molyneaux
  • D. Pringle
  • Ian Saxton
  • A. Searle
  • Barry Shapley
  • P. Smith
  • .... Sutherland
  • D. Taylor
  • G. Thomas
  • S. Thompson
  • Mark Trafford
  • Dave Vallis(capt)
  • John Vallis
  • Kim Waddup
  • J. Waterhouse
  • R. Wood

1980s.

  • Barry Cadd
  • Ray Claridge
  • Steve Clemment
  • Chris Cooper
  • Giles Cuss
  • Mark Dean
  • Chris Hayle
  • Richard Hodgkins
  • C. Hole
  • Matt James
  • Andy Johnson
  • Dave Nesbitt
  • Ian Saxton
  • A. Searle
  • Des Smith
  • Karl Smith
  • Geoff Stone
  • Dave Vallis
  • John Vallis
  • Kim Waddup
  • Peter White
  • Dave Wotton

+1990s.

  • Darren Beaven
  • Barry Cadd
  • James Coughlan
  • Andre Gray
  • Stuart Gregg
  • Stephen Powell
  • Geoff Stone jnr(1995)