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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Kent: Cobbs Wood Eagles

About the team

Team formed in 1952 and based in Ashford.

The track had a full set of flood-lights.

Team Colours: White with Black Eagle.

Rode in the Sedlescombe League(Hastings) 1952.

Rode in the Ashford League from 1953-1956.

Rode in the Sedlescombe league 1952-1954 and 1956.

In 1955 rode friendlies only.

Test Match result held at Cobbs Wood in 1956.

Kent 47 - Sussex 48.

Individual Honours.

1956 M. Mickleboro won the Ashford League Individual Championship.

Team Honours.

1954 were joint runners-up with Horsmonden in the Sedlescombe League.

Speedway Riders.

Reg Luckhurst rode for New Cross - Wimbledon and Southampton.

Riders

  • Ron Aylard
  • Jimmy Connell
  • Reg Luckhurst
  • M. Mickleboro
  • "Smudger" Smith
  • Alan Webb