NEWS: Bas confirmed for 2017 Laurels

The Poole / SeaView Coaches event promotion have confirmed that Dawid Bas, runner up in the 2016 European Individual Championships, has accepted his welcome invitation to contest the prestigious senior category at Harbourside Park on Sunday 3rd September. The event has moved from its usual Whitsun Sunday slot to September due to the British Club Championships being hosted in the South West this month. […]

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RIDER NEWS: World Champion Bentley confirmed for 2017 Laurels

One name already pencilled in for the 2017 Laurels on September 3rd is World Junior Champion, Shane Bentley, who aims to spend a few weeks in Poole to sharpen up in preparation for the World Championships. Shane’s association with the Dorset club goes back several seasons, and the chance to compete against top British and Polish stars at Harbourside will give him a […]

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VIDEO: Laurels highlights

Local sports website, South Coast Journalism, have posted highlights of the Ade Gale Laurels from Poole last Sunday. There is footage from both the Open and Ladies finals, check it out at the links below. http://www.southcoastjournalism.co.uk/cycle-speedway-2016-ade-gale-laurels-senior.php http://www.southcoastjournalism.co.uk/cycle-speedway-2016-ade-gale-laurels-ladies.php

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NEWS: Traffic warning leading to the South Coast for Ade Gale Laurels event

Poole have issued a warning to competitors and spectators planning to attend the prestigious Ade Gale Laurels event on Whitsun Sunday, 29th May 2016. The Womens event will commence at 1pm with the Senior to follow at 3pm. Competitors and visitors are reminded of the heavy traffic conditions on roads leading to the South Coast. There are still limited vacancies in […]

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NEWS: Ade Gale Laurels invites deadline 1st May

The “Ade Gale” Laurels Individuals are scheduled for Harbourside Park, Poole on Whitsun Sunday 29th May 2016. This year the event will be staged at Senior and Womens level and supported by Precision Engraving Weymouth and GG Express Couriers. Club Secretaries are reminded that invitations need to be returned by 1st May and for further details contact Pete Barnes on 01202 245087 […]

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NEWS: Coventry riders take triple silver

Coventry Cycle Speedway riders were in fine form last weekend in a succession of major individual events around the country – with no fewer than three riders racing to excellent podium finishes. Racing at Wolverhampton last Saturday in the East Park Junior Championship, Coventry`s home grown starlet Dan Drewett posted his best individual performance to date by taking the silver […]

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MATCH REPORT: Greg on top again in Laurels

Poole Comets captain Greg Gluchowski (pictured leading by Peter Payne) topped the rostrum in a hotly contested Senior Laurels, sponsored by Daytec Communications, and just to emphasise the international flavour of the event, top Aussie Bobby McMillan joined him on the podium as runner-up along with British Champion Andy Angell who took third place. Angell started with 3 wins then […]

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RESULTS: Northern League thrown wide open

Stockport have lost their first match on over 2 years at Redbraes Park, throwing the Northern League wide open. Edinburgh 97 – 79 Stockport (NL1) Edinburgh (74+57) 131 – 71 Stockport (NL2) Edinburgh 24 – 16 Stockport (NL3) Astley & Tyldesley – Heckmondwike (NL1) Sheffield 100 – 80 Northumbria (NL1) Sheffield 88 – 62 Northumbria (NL2) Hull 63 – 115 […]

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WEEKEND PREVIEW: It’s the Laurels weekend

It’s a bumper weekend of individual action, with Astley and Tyldesley hosting their 25th Anniversary Meeting at Gin Pit tomorrow, which sees many categories catered for and finishing off with a social gathering in the adjacent Miners’ Welfare Club after the racing has ended. Likewise, East Park host their Junior Invitational, which we previewed earlier this week. We start off this […]

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PHOTO: Picture of the Week

Pete Chant takes the first 33/18 News Picture of the Week award, with this beauty of Hellingly’s Neil Hollebon and Horspath’s Mark Boaler in a big smash against the Poole safety fence. Bobby McMillan’s facial expression is especially enjoyable!

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