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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London South East: Verney Lions

About the team

1st track was in Verney Road, Bermondsey SE16.

2nd track was in Varcoe Road, Bermondsey SE16.

Club Secretary: A.B. Owens, 90 Bramcote Grove, Rotherhithe SE16.

Raced in the First Round of the "World" Cup in 1949, beating Hendon Pirates(London North West) 61 - 35 in the 1st leg. Top Scorers: Butterfield 13, Hurrell 12.

Raced in the South East London League 1950 +.

Individual Honours.

"Gus" Garrett was London County Champion in 1952.

"Gus" Garrett came 3rd in National Individual Final 1952.


  • .... Barnes
  • B. Baum
  • F. Buckmaster
  • A. Butterfield
  • K. Butterfield
  • N. Ford
  • C. Fowler
  • R "Gus" Garrett
  • J. Hills
  • .... Hurrell
  • Albert Larkin
  • F. Lawrence
  • Roy Lawrence
  • Jack Lunan
  • B. Mitchell
  • J. Ruraty
  • Willie Parkes