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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Devon: Plymouth Monarchs

About the team

Team formed in 1951.

Team Honours.

1952 they won the NACSA Devon area team championship, but withdrew from this to concentrate on the Plymouth League, insuring at the same time that they didn't stretch their finances too far.

1952 they won the Plymouth League.

1952 they won the Battle of Britain Cup, beating the Ernsettle Boars 103-65 on aggregate in the final.

1952 they won the John Wheel Cup, beating the State Millers in the final.

Individual Honours.

1952 Terry Eddy won the Plymouth Individual Championship, runner-up was Westcott(Plymouth Badgers), 3rd was Kenny Rees(State Millers).

1952 Brian Sugden & Johnnie Parker won the Plymouth Best Pairs, runners-up were Jones & Pooley of the Colebrook Tigers.

1952 Terry Eddy came runner-up in the Devon area Individual Championship Final at Torpoint. Barry Dawe of the Colebrook Tigers won, with Gerald Gould of the Ernsettle Boars 3rd. The meeting was watched by over 1,000 people.

Riders

  • Perry Chapman
  • Andy Clynick
  • Terry Eddy(capt)
  • Bob Ford
  • Gerry Marshall
  • Johnnie Parker
  • Brian Sugden
  • Roger Willis