MATCH REPORT: Clean sweep for Young Lions

Even the chilly Le Fevre evening failed to cool the enthusiasm of the fervent Great Britain supporters as the Young Lions tore apart the opposition. With the series already won, Team GB boss Steve Mullinder made changes, handing debuts to Devon Campbell, Ben Clarke, Max Evans, Alex Harvey and Ciaran Wenn. Meanwhile, Australian junior manager, Bobby McMillan made changes of his […]

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RIDER NEWS: Former World Champion sidelined

After continued treatment, former triple world champion, David Hemsley (pictured bottom right), has been forced to withdraw from the World Veteran Individual event. A recent x ray at the Royal Adelaide Hospital indicated that the double ankle fracture had failed to heal to the extent that would allow Hemsley to compete at his very high standard. The world veterans final takes place […]

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MATCH REPORT: World Individual Senior Championships reach semi-final stage

Thursday 22nd November saw Findon and Salisbury stage the quarter-finals of the World Senior Individual Championship. In the opening event at Findon, Joel Chadwick stormed to a faultless scoreline, whilst former World Champion Lukasz Nowacki and talented Australian junior, Jack Norman, amassed 17 points apiece. The only major casualty was Australian test star Braden Makepeace, whose tally was limited due to a  tape […]

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2017 ICSF WORLDS: Women’s Individual finalists confirmed

Due to last minute withdrawals, the two scheduled semi final events were replaced with a single pre qualifier, to find the sixteen competitors who will contest the final at Findon, on Saturday 2nd December 2017. In the opening barrier of heats, it was Kristina Mines, Miriam Thompson, Lucy Millikin, Lauren Jacobs, in addition to Polish sensation Zaneta Siemianowska, and event favourite […]

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CLUB NEWS: Second award for Hack

Following on from winning the Unsung Hero award at the Wigan Sports Awards Evening, Mike Hack went on to represent Wigan at the Gt. Manchester Sports Awards Evening. Further success followed, as Mike was delighted to win the Unsung Hero award at this event, comprising nominees from the ten boroughs in Gt. Manchester. Unfortunately, illness prevented him from attending either […]

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MATCH REPORT: Australia world champions in last lap drama

Salisbury Cycle Speedway Club in Adelaide, South Australia, hosted a truly memorable World Cup final on Saturday evening. Host team, Australia, took the title in dramatic fashion on the final lap of the last race to become world team champions. England, Wales and Australia came through the qualifying on Monday evening to join 2015 champions, Poland, in the final. England […]

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MATCH REPORT: Team GB edge to 2-0 lead in Women’s test series

Great Britain Women’s Cycle Speedway team have taken a 2-0 lead after securing two victories over their Australian rivals at Salisbury on Saturday and Murraylands on Sunday. The hectic girls schedule this weekend saw back-to-back fixtures in blistering conditions in Adelaide, with highs into the mid-thirties in rural Murraylands on Sunday. In the first test, Holly Greenhalgh sped away for […]

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MATCH REPORT: Barlow and Turnbull take Coventry spoils

The curtain came down on a fantastic 2017 season at Hearsall Common this afternoon, with Coventry’s Kyle Barlow and Bury’s Adam Turnbull taking the senior and U16s Chris Allen Memorial titles respectively. Barlow jetted to an impressive 20 point maximum with a fine display of gating and passing in the annual individual competition, held in the memorial of the late […]

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CLUB NEWS: Sutton scoops another award!

Poole chairman, Graham Sutton, has certainly been decorated in recent times. Following on from his prestigious Brian Cossavella award for services to event promotion at the British Cycling awards in February amid stiff high profile competition, Sutton has now been honoured at the Poole Sports Awards for outstanding services to Cycle Speedway. The Bournemouth Echo writes: “Graham Sutton was awarded […]

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