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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Wales: Newport Dragons

About the team

Founded 1975.

Track at Llisswerry Recreation Grounds, Corporation Street, Newport.

Track Dimensions: 80yards x 16ft, Limestone/Red Granite surface.

Club Colours: Black with Amber facings.

Club Secretary: Graham Collins, 25 Corelli Street, Newport(1978).

Club Manager: J. Lloyd(1978).

Club Treasurer: Bill Reynolds(1978).

Club Chairman: Bill Reynolds(1980).

Club Secretary: Colin Simmons, 33 Bishpool Lane, Newport(1980).

Club Manager: Graham Collins(1980).

Club Treasurer: Ron Oakley(1980).

Raced 1975 - 1980s.

Raced in the English League 1975/76.

Raced in the Western League 1981/82.

Moved to a new track at Spytty, which they shared with the Stars.

Team folded not long after.

Individual Honours.

1979 Nicky Davies(18) won the British Junior Individual at Leicester. Runner-up after a run-off was Paul Dyson(Halifax), with Bob Cartridge(Poole) 3rd, both riders having scored 17 points.

Riders

  • P. Adlington
  • Andrew Allcock
  • Tony Alsop
  • Adrian Aston
  • Nigel Aston
  • Paul Baker
  • Nicky Clarke
  • Steve Clarke
  • Graham Collins
  • Russell Cook
  • Martin Davies
  • Will Davies
  • Nicky Davies(capt)
  • Gilbert Davis
  • Walter Davis
  • Wayne Davis
  • Nick Dayman
  • M. Delaney
  • T. Edwards
  • Graham Ellis
  • G. Evans
  • Tony Felkin
  • Gino Gizzi
  • Steve Grant
  • Phil Hall
  • D. Hanbury
  • C. Hancox
  • W. Hancox
  • Bob Haywood
  • J. Hillman
  • P. Hiscocks
  • D. Hodge
  • E. Hoewik
  • Keith Hunt
  • C. Jones
  • Phil Kemp
  • Chris Leach
  • Steve Lemoignan
  • Jeff Lloyd
  • John McNeil
  • Wayne MacLeod
  • Steve Macey
  • Keith Morgan
  • Ron Oakley
  • B. Perrett
  • Steve Perrett
  • J. Phillips
  • Stuart Raven
  • Bill Reynolds
  • J. Roderick
  • P. Roderick
  • R. Roderick
  • Clive Sadler
  • Pete Sadler
  • A. Scantlebury
  • C. Seargeant
  • David Shaw
  • Colin Simmons
  • Mark Singleton
  • Ian Sizer
  • C. Smart
  • P. Thomas
  • Leigh Town
  • Nigel Walsh
  • J. Walters
  • M. Watkins
  • Brian Whittington
  • K. Whittington
  • Martin Wilkins
  • Geoff Wilkinson
  • I. Wilkinson
  • Ian Williams