MATCH REPORT: Newport return favour against Coventry

Coventry Sabres lost to South West and Wales Division One champions, Newport, at Hearsall Common yesterday, by 99-80. A much stronger Newport outfit, differing from the first leg at the Olympic Sports Village two weeks ago, made the journey from South Wales, with Team GB members Mark Carmichael and Jack Harrold both in the line up. British champion, Ben Mould […]

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MATCH REPORT: Birmingham secure another second place

The Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway club finished runners up in the second round of the Spring Cup in East Park  on Sunday, this follows up an opening round second place last week. Again, it was the Wednesfield club who took victory, however this time they completely dominated the meeting, taking 7 maximum heat advantages to total 75 of a possible 84. Birmingham […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hethersett Hawks entertain Horspath in season opener

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators kicked off their 2017 season at the memorial Playing Field with an entertaining inter-regional challenge against Horspath. The visitors called up their former Elite League rider Lewis Osborne, now with Great Blakenham, to make up their side and the former British No.2 was unbeaten. Also in the side was 2015 British Champion Zac Payne, so it promised to […]

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MATCH REPORT: Mixed fortunes in season opener for Coventry

Coventry Cycle Speedway had mixed fortunes in their first home encounter of the season, with the first team losing out in a challenge match to Manchester side Astley & Tyldesley, while the second team took victory against local neighbours Birmingham. Astley fielded a strong team led by the former European champion, Damian Zareba, with solid back up form Reece Pollitt […]

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MATCH REPORT: Coventry enjoy challenge success

Coventry Cycle Speedway Club travelled to the Newport Sports Village on a very cold, wet and windy afternoon on Sunday, for their first pre-season friendly against Newport, and came away with a moral boosting win by 88-92. The home side rested first team regulars, Adam Bennett, Chris Davies and Dale Clark, while Mark Carmichael was unavailable, but Birmingham’s Mark Winwood took […]

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FIXTURES: 2017 South West and Wales fixtures

Here are the 2017 South West and Wales region fixtures for 2017. If other regions could also send on their fixtures to 33/18 News, we will publish them in our main fixtures page in due course. Please email: newsroom@3318news.co.uk South West & Wales Region – Fixtures 2017 (Provisional) 26 March Newport  v  Horspath  v  Poole     Spring Cup Rd.1 Swindon  v  […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: Neighbours switch to Hammers, while Osbornes head home

Horspath Hammers have signed Swindon’s sibling duo, Jake and Alice Neighbour for the 2017 season, while Lewis and Chris Osborne head back to their hometown club, Great Blakenham. Welcoming the Neighbours to Horspath, team Manager, Zac Payne said: “Jake has been in exceptional form the last season, coming 2nd in Europe in the junior category and riding every week for […]

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CLUB NEWS: Police fund to boost Monarchs future

The Birmingham Monarchs Cycle Speedway club have successfully gained funding from the Active Citizens Fund through the Police and Crime Commission and West Midlands Police (WMPCC). This will enable the club to carry out much needed work. Committee members met with Sargeant Andy Holder of Perry Barr and Oscott Police last week to discuss the plans for the year. Club […]

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