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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Essex: Prittlewell Pirates

About the team

Team rode at Rootes Hall(where the football ground now is) in 1949/50.

Track was in Sutton Road, Southchurch.

Club Secretary/Manager: Dennis Winch, 40 Home Farm Camp, Great Wakering.

Team Manager: Maurice Jardine.

Speedway Connections.

Maurice Jardine became the Rayleigh Speedway Stadium Announcer.


  • Maurice Jardine
  • Graham Priest
  • Stan Simpkins
  • Den Winch