Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages
Sussex East: Robertsbridge Rockets
About the team
Track was on the recreation ground next to the football pitch, this running alongside the railtrack.
Club Manager/Secretary: M. Slaughter, 33 High Street, Robertsbridge(North of Hastings), Sussex.
Team Manager: Nobby Clark(who ran the village shop).
Rode in the Sedlescombe League 1951-1953.
League racing took place on a Thursday night.
Team disbanded at the end of the 1953 season.
After an away match at Lydd, and a visit to the local hostelry, one of the Robertsbridge riders suggested riding their bikes to the sea after leaving the pub. Unfortunately they never did reach it!!
- Eric Beany
- Bobby Crouch
- Gidge Crouch
- Micky Luck
- John Mann
- Brian Martin
- Dave Martin(capt)
- Steve Martin
- Ronnie Mitchell
- John Pennells
- Guy Robinson
- Alan Stone
- Roy "Ticker" Thomset
- Charlie Wilmer
- Lou Wilson
- Cyril Woodgate