1995


The previous yearís facility improvements enabled A&T to stage a British individual Championship for the first time. There was further success, as Danny Hughes became the first A&T rider to win a British Individual title, when he won the u-13 Final, with a 20 points maximum score. A&T provided all three riders who made up the Ireland team in the World Junior
Cup Final, at Ipswich. The riders put in a terrific effort to tie with Poland for 3rd place, before Phil Moreton was beaten in a controversial run-off. Phil went on to become the first A&T rider to race in a World Junior Individual Final. A&T also paid host to the Australian tourists, when staging a Junior International Fours event at Gin Pit.

The Phillips family joined the A&T club and for the first time, the club had a solid looking 1st team, but this wasnít reflected in results. A&T finished 5th out of 6 teams in the British League North Division 1 and 3rd out of 4 teams in the Manchester League Division 1. Phil Moreton was both top scorer, with 351 points, and top of the race averages, on 2.97.

The juniors had another successful season, finishing 2nd in the British League North Junior League (out of 6 teams), 2nd in the Manchester League Division 2 (out of 4 teams) and runners-up in the British League North Junior Cup Final. The team slipped to 4th in the British League North Combination Division (out of 6 teams).

Photos 1 and 2 are from the British u-13 Individual Final (courtesy of Roger Nicholson).


 



Photo below is of each teamís top scorer at the Junior International Fours match.