Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages
Dorset: Alderney Stars
About the team
Club was originally called the Alderney Devils.
Changed name to the 'Stars' at the end of 1960.
Club Secretary: Mr Joe Dicker, 29 Guernsey Road, Alderney, Poole, Dorset(1960s).
Club Colours: Yellow with Black Stars.
In 1961 entered two teams(A + B) into the new Poole & District League.
The club was presented with a new set of starting gates by the Poole outlet of British Drug Houses Ltd, a major national Chemical company, this being featured in an article published by the Poole & Dorset Herald newspaper.
Poole's deputy Borough Engineer, Mr R.F. Hawker, performed the track's opening ceremony during the second week of April 1961, after which a challenge match was ridden against a visiting select side.
1961 Gordon Day won the club senior individual.
1961 Graham Dicker won the club junior individual.
Mike Cake rode for Plymouth, Exeter & Poole.
Gordon Day was the Media & PR Manager at Poole 1994 - 2010.
- Tony Batey
- Graham Brown
- Mike Cake
- Dave Corredor
- Gordon Day(A capt)
- Graham Dicker
- John Doble
- Peter Doble
- Alwyn Dominey
- Micky Kearl
- Ian Kitcher
- Keith Maidment
- Paul Merryfield
- Richard Struggles
- Dave Terrell
- Alan Thomas
- Nick Whiffen
- Brian Woodrow(B capt)