Veteran Robin Delve signs off year with a victory

Torbay Weekly

Veteran Robin Delve and youngsters Grace Ward, Matt Holmes, Lauren Fox and Ben Ward all signed off for 2021 with victories for the host Mid-Devon CC at the sixth round of the South West Cyclocross League at Paignton's Torbay Velopark.

Almost 170 riders of all ages did battle at Clennon Valley, 94 of them in the senior men's and women's race, with Delve - the newly crowned National Trophy over-60 champion - 16th overall and first over-60 rider.

Grace Ward won the girls' under-16 category, Holmes and Fox the under-12 classes and Ben Ward the boys' under-10 race.

Other Mid-Devon placings: O40 - 20 Jamie Ward, 33 Steve Hodgson, 34 Shaun Duffield; O50 - 2 Cathy Kilburn, 3 Jackie Shute; U16 Boys - 4 Ed Sellwood, Girls - 2 Molly Lane; U14 - 2 Will Birchall, 3 Bayley Woodger, 5 Jacob Start, 6 Sam Gray; Girls - 2 Eva Fox; U12 Girls - 2 Ellie Birchall, 5 Maddy Woodger; U10 - 4 Rudi Bruseker, 5 Oliver Gray, 6 Ben Simcock.