Hamill leads Hethersett’s challenge in British Open
PUBLISHED: 20:22 06 June 2017 | UPDATED: 20:22 06 June 2017
Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators had a tough time in the semi-final of the British Open Club Championship at Horspath.
In their opening rides the four Hawks amassed only five points but after that they rallied and gave a good account of themselves.
Star of the team was Harley Hamill, who travelled to Oxfordshire after a night shift but still clocked up two wins in his 13 points. Dan Chambers took his time to find his form but a win in his last ride helped Hethersett to overcome Sheffield in fifth place. Leigh Cossey scored steadily but Lee Smith had a match to forget with two exclusions.
Two Hethersett riders made the long trip to Sussex to contest round four of the South-East Grand Prix at Hellingly. Owen Wells won the Under-18s and Glyn Morgan was runner-up in the Veterans.
This Sunday the Hawks have a tough home league match against Great Blakenham (2pm).
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