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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 »


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 »



Award-winning Barnsley Ladies off to a flying start

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Just days after picking up the National Rugby Awards Women’s Team of the Year trophy at the National Rugby Awards at Twickenham, Barnsley Ladies celebrated the fact with a resounding victory over Ashfield Ladies at Shaw Lane in front of a large crowd. It was the ladies’ first competitive run out since their defeat against… Read more »


Barnsley Ladies’ rugby team win top national award

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Barnsley Ladies Rugby team picked up the award for Women’s Team of the Year at last night’s Crabbie’s National Rugby Awards at Twickenham Stadium. This was the second year the team had been shortlisted. Last year they were unsuccessful, but with another season unbeaten in the league and back to back promotions under their belts,… Read more »


Taylor lands another top three finish

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Saturday saw Birdwell Wheeler Dan Taylor (pictured) gain yet another top three finish when he rode the Border Wheelers 10 Mile Open Time Trial at Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria. His time of 20m 49s was one of only two sub-21 minute rides and placed him 2nd just 36 seconds behind the winner. The following day… Read more »


Versatile Trevor is Mayne man for Wheelers

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Last weekend saw members of Birdwell Wheelers again recording some outstanding times. In Saturday’s Tickhill Velo 10 Mile Open Time Trial at Hatfield Woodhouse Trevor Mayne joined a select band of riders who have ridden sub 21 minutes on the course. His time of 20m 59s placed him 5th overall. Dan Taylor in 21m 17s… Read more »


Club record just eludes windblown Wheelers’ trio

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Last Saturday saw another strong performance from Birdwell Wheelers’  members. In the Team Jadan Open 10 Mile Time Trial at South Cave, on a day when strong westerly winds precluded fast times, Dan Taylor (20m 32s), Paul Mason (20m 35s) and Trevor Mayne (20m 44s) missed out on a new club team record by just… Read more »