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Wood claims third successive podium spot

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Steve Wood, of Geared Up Cycles race team, travelled to Lincolnshire to compete in the male vets cyclocross league on Sunday and claimed second place on the podium for the third successive week. He made a good start and went clear from the main field with two other riders. They worked hard to build a… Read more »


PPenistone Church teenager signs for Premiership club

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Penistone Church teenager Jordan Barnett has landed a dream move from the North Counties East League to Premiership side Burnley. Reflecting on his signing, the 17-year-old wing-back told the League’s official magazine, The Bootful Game: “It’s a different standard, but I think I suit it well. I just love to play. I can pass the… Read more »



Jenkins tackles Bib Lane hill climb

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Birdwell Wheeler Chris Jenkins continued his hill climbing efforts last Sunday when he rode in the Tickhill Velo Open Hill Climb at Bib Lane Thurcroft. The 600 yard climb averages 9.5% with a maximum gradient of 14% and Jenkins climbed in 1m 32.7s placing him 25th of 48 finishers Chris Jenkins on Bib Lane ©… Read more »


Barnsley Ladies go marching on

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Barnsley Ladies 43, Manchester 7 Barnsley extended their unbeaten run in league competition to 29 matches with this convincing victory over Manchester. Barnsley started brightly and quickly put Manchester under pressure, forcing a penalty which was taken quickly by Becky Patrick who caught the defence sleeping to touchdown for the first points. The conversion was… Read more »


Taylor makes his point in season’s final time trial

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Birdwell Wheeler Dan Taylor clinched overall victory by just one point in the North Midland District’s final Open Time Trial of the season last Saturday.. Coming in to the 10-mile event, run by the VTTA (N Midland Veteran Time Trial Association) at Staveley, Taylor (pictured) was leading the J E James Time Trial series by… Read more »


Bradshaw at the double in play-off final repeat

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Millwall 1, Barnsley 3 (SkyBet Championship) A repeat of their 2015-16 League One play-off final scoreline earned Barnsley their first away victory for five months – and even Millwall manager Neil Harris admitted that it was deserved. Reds’ head coach Paul Heckingbottom was not arguing with that, although he did, apparently, express his disagreement with… Read more »


Wheelers’ team tops in Rutland 10-mile TT

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As the time trialling season draws to a close and the hill climb season starts, there were some notable performances from Birdwell Wheelers last weekend. On Saturday a three-man team of Dan Taylor, Trevor Mayne and Paul Mason rode in the Rutland CC 10 Mile Open Time Trial at Hatfield Woodhous, Taylor tied for 1st… Read more »



Reds rocked and robbed by another late goal

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Barnsley 1, Queen’s Park Rangers 1 (SkyBet Championship) For the second successive game a late goal proved costly for a Barnsley side struggling to steer clear of the relegation places. At Wolves on Saturday a goal in the third minute of time added on robbed them of a point and another three minutes from the… Read more »