DETAILED RESULTS FOR THE CRADLEY HEATHENS 2019
Part 1 May- July

06/05/2019

CRADLEY HEATHENS v Mildenhall Fen Tigers NL @ Monmore Green

Cradley Heathens

Mildenhall Fen Tigers

Team Manager - Will Pottinger

Team manager - Malcolm Vasey
1 Max Clegg 2 3 3 2 3 13 - 1 Danny Ayres 3 3 3 3 1 13 -
2 Lewis Whitmore 0 0 1 0 1 - 2 Matt Marson 1 0 3 1 5 -
3 Dan Halsey 3 2 3 3   11 - 3 Charlie Brookes 0 1* 1* 2 4 1
4 Luke Harris 1 1* 2 2* 6 2 4 Jason Edwards 2 2 2 3 0 9 -
5 Tom Brennan 3 3 2 1* 2* 11 2 5 David Wallinger 2 2 fx 0   4 -
6 Tom Spencer 1* 0 fx 1*   2 2 6 Elliot Kelly fell 1* 1     2 1
7 Harry McGurk 2 0 0 0   2 - 7 Macauley Leek 3 1* 2* 1* fx 7 3
8 8
   
     


Heat01: Ayres, Clegg, Marson, Whitmore 2-4 57.09
Heat02: Leek McGurk, Spencer, Kelly(fell) 3-3 5-7 61.25
Heat03: Halsey, Edwards, Harris, Brooks 4-2 9-9 60.00
Heat04: Brennan, Wallinger, Leek, McGurk 3-3 12-12 57.41
Heat05: Ayres, Halsey, Harris, Marson 3-3 15-15 57.68
Heat06: Clegg, Wallinger, Kelly, Whitmore 3-3 18-18 57.72
Heat07: Brennan, Edwards, Brooks, Spencer 3-3 21-21 57.94
Heat08: Marson, Leek, Whitmore, McGurk 1-5 22-16 60.75
Heat09: Halsey, Harris, Kelly, Wallinger(fx) 5-1 27-27 AW
Heat10: Clegg, Edwards, Brooks, Whitmore 3-3 30-30 58.06
Heat11: Ayres, Brennan, Marson, Spencer 2-4 32-34 AW
Heat12: Halsey, Brookes, Leek, McGurk 3-3 35-37 60.09
Heat13: Ayres, Clegg, Brennan, Wallinger  3-3 38-40 57.81
Heat14: Edwards, Harris, Spencer, Leek(fx) 3-3 41-43 AW
Heat15: Clegg, Brennan, Ayres, Edwards 5-1 46-44 58.00

  CRADLEY pulled off a stunning last gasp win on a dramatic return to league racing.
The Anchor Logistics Heathens sealed a final race 5-1 to beat Mildenhall 46-44 at Monmore – and that was the only time they led over the course of the 15 heats.
It looked as though former Heathen Danny Ayres was going to come back to haunt his former club.
The Mildenhall No.1 was unbeaten in his four programmed rides and made the best start in the final race. But Heathens’ heat-leaders Tom Brennan and Max Clegg brought the house down with a sensational display of grit and determination.
First Brennan dived under Ayres into bend three, before captain Clegg also worked his way by to hit the front.
They clung on to take the chequered flag, leaving the men from Suffolk wondering what might have been.
In fact they could’ve wrapped up an away win in the penultimate race as they sat on a maximum – but Fen Tigers’ reserve Macauley Leek binned it on bend three after being caught unawares by returning home rider Luke Harris who charged under him, ultimately forcing the error. But for a team who hadn’t ridden together previously, the Heathens will take plenty of heart and confidence from their first performance back in the National League. 
Team Manager Will Pottinger said: “You can’t beat that – there’s no better way to win in terms of drama and emotion than in a last heat decider. “We’re delighted to open our season with a victory, especially as there wasn’t much between the sides all night. “We won plenty of races but we didn’t really have the back-up to turn them into heat advantages in the main. “For the lads lower down the team this was their first meeting at this level tonight and I’m sure they’ll learn a lot from this one and improve as the season goes along. “It was always a bit much to expect them to score lots of points, but the ones they did manage proved crucial in the end. “I thought our top three in particular were brilliant tonight and they certainly came up with the goods from their positions. “Mildenhall leave with a point and I think that’s only fair based on the meeting as a whole.
“But we’re over the moon with the way we’ve dug in to get this win and it’s certainly something we can build on.”
Powerhouse trio Clegg, Brennan and ex-Mildenhall man Danny Halsey recorded eight wins between them and contributed 35 of the home side’s 46 points.  Harris enjoyed a steady night’s work while youngsters Harry McGurk, Tom Spencer and Lewis Whitmore were all able to chip in with some vital contributions which just about saw the Heathens eventually get over the line on a night of learning for the trio.

09/05/2019

Isle of Wight Warriors v CRADLEY HEATHENS  KOC @ The Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium, Ryde, IOW

 

Isle of Wight Warriors

Cradley Heathens

Team Manager - Jackie Vatcher

Team manager - Will Pottinger
1 Georgie Wood 3 3 fell 0   6 - 1 Max Clegg 2 3 3 3   11 -
2 Chris Widman 1 0 3 2 6 - 2 Lewis Whitmore 0 0 1   1 -
3 Ryan Terry Daley 1 1* 1* 1 4 2 3 Danny Halsey 3 1* xt 3 7 1
4 Danno Verge 0 2 2 3 1 8 - 4 Luke Harris 2* 2 3 2 0 9 1
5 Ben Morley 3 3 2^ 2 3 13 - 5 Tom Brennan 2 2 3 1 2 10 -
6 Connor King 0 1 0 0 1 2 - 6 Tom Spencer 2* 1* 0 1 2* 6 3
7 Chad Writzfield 1 xt 2 0 3 - 7 Harry McGurk 3 0 1 1 0 5 -
8 8  
41 49
     

Heat01: Wood, Clegg, Widman, Whitmore 4-2
Heat02: McGurk, Spencer, Writzfield, King 1-5 5-7
Heat03: Halsey, Harris, Terry-Daley (fr) 1, Verge(fr) 1-5 6-12 AW
Heat04: Morley, Brennan, King, McGurk, Writzfield (xt) 4-2 10-14
Heat05: Clegg, Verge, Terry-Daley, Whitmore 2-4 12-18
Heat06: Wood, Brennan, Spencer, Widman 3-3 15-21
Heat07: Morley, Harris, Halsey, King 3-3 18-24
Heat08: Widman, Writzfield, McGurk, Whitmore 5-1 23-25
Heat09: Brennan, Verge, Terry Daley, Spencer 3-3 26-28
Heat10: Harris, Widman, McGurk, Wood (fell) 2-4 28-32
Heat11: Clegg, Morley (15m) Whitmore, King 2-4 30-36         
Heat12: Halsey, Spencer,Terry-Daley, Writzfield 1-5 31-41             
Heat13: Clegg, Morley, Brennan, Wood 2-4 33-45
Heat14: Verge, Harris, King, McGurk 4-2 37-47
Heat15: Morley, Brennan, Verge, Harris 4-2 41-49

 

  CRADLEY took control of their Knockout Cup Quarter-Final with a 49-41 win at the Isle of Wight.  It means it’s two out of two for the Anchor Logistics Heathens following their dramatic league opening win over Mildenhall on Monday. While the star riders were once again in impressive form, there were encouraging signs from the youngsters in what was a solid team performance.
Teenage reserves Harry McGurk and Tom Spencer were boosted by their first outing which saw them combine for a 5-1 in Heat Two as the Heathens took an early lead.  And that was backed up instantly with another maximum - this time from Danny Halsey and Luke Harris.  While the hosts kept Cradley on their toes by taking the chequered flag in four of the next five races to stay within two, the Heathens produced a strong second half showing to put them in the driving seat ahead of the return at Monmore on Monday, May 20.

 
Cradley capitalised on the disqualification of home No.1 Georgie Wood in the tenth when Harris picked up his first win of the campaign, while McGurk added another point to his tally as a reserve replacement for Halsey who had suffered a tapes exclusion.Captain Max Clegg won Heat 11 ahead of home skipper Ben Morley - who had to fight his way through past Spencer to split the visiting duo after receiving a 15 metre penalty.  But Spencer rode maturely to get another paid win under his belt in the twelfth while Halsey regained his composure to ease to his second victory of the night. And when Clegg raced to his third straight success in Heat 13, that secured victory for the Midlands outfit who will still sit major favourites to qualify for the Semi-Finals of the competition despite conceding two late 4-2s.
Heathens team manager Will Pottinger said: “It goes without saying that we’re delighted to get the win but the performance was just as pleasing.  “It was a solid team effort with the three heat-leaders again contributing some big points between them.  “Luke fully deserved his place in Heat 15 with the way he rode and it was really encouraging to see our two young reserves chipping in and scoring paid 14 between them. “Lewis (Whitmore) suffered bike problems all night but the main thing is we got the job done as a team and it puts us in a very strong position going into the home leg.” 

20/05/20192

 CRADLEY HEATHENS v Isle of Wight Warriors KOC@ Monmore Green

Cradley Heathens

Isle of Wight Warriors

Team Manager - Will Pottinger

Team manager - Kevin Shepherd
1 Max Clegg 3 2 3 3 3 2 16 - 1 Georgie Wood X 3 3 2 3 11 -
2 Lewis Whitmore FX 0 1 fell 1 - 2 Chris Widman 2 1 0 0 3 -
3 Danny Halsey X FX FX 1* 3 4 1 3 Ryan Terry-Daley 3 3 0 2   8 -
4 Luke Harris 2 2 2 2 3 0 11   4 Danno Verge 1 1 2 2 6 2
5 Tom Brennan R/R MC DH LH LW       5 Ben Morley 3 2 3 1* 1 10 1
6 Tom Spencer 3 2 2* 1* 1 9 2 6 Chad Wrtzfeld 1* 2 1* 1 1 6 3
7 Harry McGurk 1 1* 3 0       5 1 7 Connor King FX 0 0 0 0  
8 8
46 44
 

Heat01: Clegg, Widman, Wrtzfeld, Whitmore(fx) 3-3 58.16
Heat02: Spencer, Wrtzfeld, McGurk, King(fx) 4-2 7-5 62.75
Heat03: Terry-Daley, Harris, Verge, Halsey(X) 2-4 9-9 60.81
Heat04: Morley, Clegg, McGurk, King 3-3 12-12 58.66
Heat05: Wood, Harris, Widman, Halsey(fx) 2-4 14-16 AW
Heat06: Clegg, Morley, Wrtzfeld, Whitmore 17-19 58.53
Heat07: Terry-Daley, Spencer, Verge, Halsey(fx) 2-4 19-23 60/78
Heat08: McGurk, Spencer, King, Widman 5-1 24-24 63.68
Heat09: Morley, Harris, Halsey, King 3-3 27-27 59.15
Heat10: Clegg, Verge, Whitmore, Terry-Daley 4-2 31-29 58.50
Heat11: Wood, Harris, Spencer, Widman 3-3 34-32 57.85
Heat12: Halsey, Terry-Daley, Wrtzfeld, McGurk 3-3 37-35 59.91
Heat13: Clegg, Wood, Morley, Whitmore(fell) 3-3 40-38 58.20
Heat14: Harris, Verge, Spencer, King 4-2 44-40 59.81
Heat15: Wood, Clegg, Morley, Harris 2-4 46-44 58.75

 

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31/05/2019

 Plymouth Gladiators v CRADLEY HEATHENS NL @ St Boniface Arena, Coypool Road, Plymouth

Cradley Heathens

Plymouth Gladiators

Team Manager - Will Pottinger

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03/06/2019

CRADLEY HEATHENS v Belle Vue Colts NL @ Monmore Green

Cradley Heathens

Belle Vue Colts

Team Manager - Will Pottinger

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09/06/2019

Mildenhall v CRADLEY HEATHENS NL @ West Row, Mildenhall

Mildenhall Fen Tigers

Cradley Heathens

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Team manager - Will Pottinger
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17/06/2019

CRADLEY HEATHENS v  Leicester Lion Cubs NL @ Monmore Green

Cradley Heathens

Team Manager - Will Pottinger

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29/06/2019

Stoke Potters v CRADLEY HEATHENS NL @ Loomer Road, Chesterton

 

Stoke Potters

Cradley Heathens

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Team manager - Will Pottinger
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01/07/2019

CRADLEY HEATHENS v Isle of Wight Warriors  @ Monmore Green

 

Cradley Heathens

Isle of Wight Warriors

Team Manager - Will Pottinger

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04/07/2019

Isle of Wight Warriors v CRADLEY HEATHENS @ The Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium, Ryde, IOW

 

Isle of Wight Warriors

Cradley Heathens

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Team manager - Will Pottinger
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15/07/2019

Kent Kings v CRADLEY HEATHENS NL @ Central Park Stadium, Sittingbourne

 

Kent Kings

Cradley Heathens

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Team manager - Will Pottinger
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22/07/2019

RESERVED

 

Cradley Heathens

Team Manager - Will Pottinger

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CRADLEY HEATHENS

Cradley Heathens

Team Manager - Will Pottinger

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