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Heggie welcomes new season with Wheelers’ age record ride

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Last Saturday saw Birdwell Wheelers Trevor Mayne and Paul Heggie open their 2018 season. Mayne rode in the VTTA (North Midlands) 10 Mile Open Time Trial at Staveley near Chesterfield, where his time of 23m 56s placed him 15th overall and 8th on age handicap. Heggie rode the Harrogate Nova 15 Mile Open Time Trial… Read more »


Barnsley Ladies suffer first league defeat of the season

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  Sunderland Flames 24, Barnsley Ladies 22 Fielding a side lacking several regular first team members, Baarnsley Ladies went down to their first league defeat of the season in this re-arranged fixture. Although Barnsley had won the previous two encounters against Sunderland they knew it was going to be a difficult match as their hosts… Read more »


Another different line-up – same old story!

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Barnsley 0, Millwall 2 (SkyBet Championship) Barnsley’s new head coach Jose Morais keeps ringing the changes with his team selections but results remain depressingly the same. Defeat by Millwall means that the Reds are now without a home win since November 4 – an unwanted club record run of 11 successive matches. Add away fixtures… Read more »



Too little too late for relegation-threatened Reds

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Middlesbrough 3, Barnsley 1 (SkyBet Championship) This game merely confirmed what we already knew – that Middlesbrough are serious promotion contenders, while Barnsley face an almighty fight to avoid relegation. The first half demonstrated the gulf in class between these two teams and it was not until Boro had coasted to a 3-0 lead that… Read more »





The sun comes out as the Reds beat the Blues!

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Birmingham City 0, Barnsley 2 (SkyBet Championship) Jose Morais is already proving to be a little ray of sunshine at Oakwell. The positive attitude of the new head coach was apparent after the Reds’ home defeat on Tuesday night by a Burton Albion team who started that game at the bottom of the table. Said… Read more »


Barnsley Ladies have one hand on Championship trophy

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Barnsley Ladies 8, Birkenhead 8 (National Championship 2 North) Barnsley Ladies are just a win away fromĀ  third successive league title after a bruising encounter at Shaw Lane. Barnsley opened the scoring with a fifth minute from Becky Patrick, standing in as kicker from Alix Taylor, who missed the match after picking up a shoulder… Read more »