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Middlesex: Uxbridge Lions

About the team

Track was on Manor Way Recreation Ground, Uxbridge.

Track Length: 95 yards. Track Surface: Red Shale. Grade 1 Track.

Club Colours: Red & White.

Club Secretary: Peter Crissell, 37 Manor Way, Uxbridge, Middlesex.

Club Manager/Secretary: Maurice Maitland, 132 Manor Way, Uxbridge, Middlesex(1966).

Club Secretary: Mr D. Snelling, 11 Bletchmore Close, Harlington, Middlesex(1981/83).

Raced in the London & Home Counties League.

Senior Team & Junior Team raced in the Middlesex Independent League 1960s.

Raced in the Home Counties League 1965/66(Div 2).

Raced in the Home Counties League 1969.

Raced in the B.B.C. Radio London League 1981/83.

Individual Honours.

1961 Len Waller(15) won The Pride of Middlesex(Juniors) at Hayes, runner-up Keith Hunt(13) from Wembley Monarchs, 3rd Graham Fletcher(11) from Uxbridge Lions. 

1963 Graham Fletcher won the Middlesex Junior Championship at Wembley, 3rd was Dave Paton.

1963 Vaughan Jones won the Cowley Brick Junior Trophy, runner-up was Paul Sargood.

1965 John Grant(14) won The Pride of Middlesex(Juniors) at Kingsbury, runner up Ray Clark(14), 3rd Steve Lishman(12) Bushey Wallabies.

1966 John Grant(15 max) won The Pride of Middlesex(Juniors) at Watford, runner up John Hill(14) White City Racers, 3rd Dave Smith(12).

1967 Chris Hunt(14) won the Home Counties Senior Individual, runner-up was Rod Mills(13) of Southampton, 3rd Ray Clark(12) of Uxbridge Pirates.

1967 Ian Robinson(15 max) won The Pride of Middlesex(Juniors) at Bushey, runner up Bill Kelly(13) Hendon Aces, 3rd Dennis Rielly(12) Watford Saints.

Club Honours.

1967 won the Home Counties First Division Knock Out Cup Final at Morden, beating Southampton by 19 points.

Riders

  • A. Bevan
  • Martin Bevan(capt B)
  • .... Brooklyn
  • Graham Brown(1970/71)
  • Eric Chamberlain
  • Geoff Chamberlain
  • Roger Child
  • Ray Clarke
  • B. Dolling
  • .... Dousett
  • Greg Field
  • Graham Fletcher
  • Roger Fletcher
  • Elfryn Forbes
  • Terry Gardner
  • John Ginns
  • John Grant
  • Bren Harper
  • M. Harper
  • Dave Hayward
  • Chris Hudson
  • Colin Hudson
  • Chris Hunt
  • Eddie James
  • Vaughan Jones
  • John King
  • V. Kirby
  • Roy Luck
  • Keith Miller
  • Pete Miller
  • D. New
  • A. Nicholls
  • C. Nicholls
  • Roger Nicholls(capt A)
  • Ernie Norris
  • Dave Paton
  • Geoff Pearce
  • Pete Povey(capt B)
  • Bill Punter
  • Ken Reece
  • D. Rixon
  • Ian Robinson
  • Paul Sargood
  • R. Seagrove
  • Dave Smith
  • Lee Smith
  • Ray Tappin
  • John Unsworth
  • Len Walker
  • Len Waller
  • T. Waller
  • Ian Weatherly
  • R. Weatherly
  • K. Wyatt
  • Jan Wyles