MATCH REPORT: Record crowds as GB win thriller

Coventry Cycle Speedway club staged their biggest ever meeting on Thursday evening at Hearsall Common as Great Britain came from behind in thrilling style to clinch the three match series by 97-80. Huge volunteer commitment from Coventry club members at the Hearsall Common track all week, a hige profile publicity campaign and sizable sponsorship all paid-off in spectacular fashion – […]

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MATCH REPORT: Leicester unbeatable while Aussies defeat regional GB

The nine time British Ladies Club Champions Leicester took on the Australian ladies in a challenge match at Glover Park, Leicester on Tuesday night. The match opened with a shared heat before former World Ladies Champion, Laura Watson and twice former British Champion, Lucy Whitehead combined for a maximum over Ebony Clarke & Latisha Bevear. Australia hit back with a […]

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THIRD TEST: Stephanie Gibson to appear at Coventry test

Australian born UK-based classically trained soloist Stephanie Gibson has been confirmed to appear at the 3rd and final Great Britain V Australia Test match at Hearsall Common this Thursday evening – 6th August at both 5pm and 7.15pm. Stephanie will sing `live`, without a backing track, both the British and Australian national anthems on the parade shortly before the racing […]

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RESULT: Leicester defeat Aussie women

The most successful Women’s team in the World, Leicester Monarchs took on Australia before the final Junior Ashes test match at Glover Park this evening and maintained their impressive winning streak with a score of 79-71, in a challenge match. Leicester boast a substantial chunk of the Women’s GB squad, but also include latest signing Sophie Middleton, as well as excellent young […]

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NEWS: ICSF World Final attracts major tyre company as title sponsor

Cycle Speedway, currently enjoying a boom period with the World Championships being staged in the UK, has received another tremendous boost as yet another major company have agreed to become involved as commercial sponsors of the sport. With the World Championships and the Great Britain V Australia Test match series presently attracting high profile media interest and being played out […]

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RESULT: Australia win Junior Regional Test Series

Australia’s Juniors overcame the Young Lions of Great Britain to settle the Junior Regional Test Series by two matches to one in Leicester this evening. The match, which finished 73-77, was entertaining with committed racing from both sides, along with a mix of fortunes. Here’s the scorecard for tonight and last night’s round from Wednesfield, where the GB Juniors levelled the […]

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NEWS: Cycle Speedway to have its biggest TV exposure in years

Cycle Speedway is all set to have its biggest TV exposure in years – thats the terrific news emerging as the sport currently hosts a hugely succesful World Championship and gripping Great Britain V Australia Test match series. Joe Mclaughlin, who has successfully brought Cycle Speedway to national and international TV screens on nine occasions, has confirmed that no fewer […]

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PHOTOS: Junior World Team Cup

Local cameraman Denis Murphy covered a lot of Cycle Speedway this weekend, here’s a selection of his shots from the highly entertaining Junior World Team Cup Final at Poole yesterday. Make sure you follow Denis on Twitter and visit his website for more Cycle Speedway images: www.twitter.com/ruggerbloke www.dmsportingimages.com Also check out Brian Barnett’s shots from both the senior and junior […]

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NEWS: Coventry confirm sun for final test decider

Coventry Cycle Speedway club, promoters of the eagaly awaited third and deciding Test match between Great Britain and Australia, have today confirmed the sun will be out for the crunch showdown at Hearsall Common. Àll weather forecast sites are forecasting full-on sunshine for the 7.15pm start time, with the mercury expected to hit an agreeable 23c. The Coventry club are […]

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