MATCH REPORT: Newport Pick up their game to defeat Poole
Newport Dig it Landscapes cycle speedway team defeated Poole 92.86 in a South and South Wales Division 1 meeting at Newport’s sports village.
The home team made a sluggish start making many unforced errors and being caught out by the eager visitors, and trailed at the interval by 2 points.
The second half also started badly for Newport with Adam Bennett falling and failing to finish. A few shared heats followed then Newport picked up their game to win 5 of the next 6 races, together with a Poole rider exclusion saw them get over the line and win by 6 points after a fine contest. Newports Mark Carmichael scored a faultless fathers day maximum in front of his 2 young sons, others to impress for the home team were Callum Goward, Chris Davies and Ben Mould.
Newport’s next team match is on Sunday 3rd July when they entertain Horspath Hammers.
Newport scores: M.Carmichael 20, S.Marsh 9+1, L.Galley 13, B.Mould 14+2, C.Goward 15+1, C.Davies 13+2, St Marsh 2, A.Bennett 6+1.