CLUB NEWS: Pirates at Harbourside!

Poole recently played  hosts to the “Pirates” at Harbourside recently – but not the speedway variety! Solent Pirates Youth Cycling Club, who are based at Thorney Island near Portsmouth, came along with a group of their riders for a taster session at Baiter Park, with the emphasis on fun and enjoyment. It wasn’t long before they were joined by some of the […]

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MATCH REPORT: Anglo-Welsh success for Birmingham

Birmingham Monarchs took victory in Poole on Sunday in the opening meeting of the new Anglo-Welsh league, with a strong team showing, leading from the off. The Anglo-Welsh league is a cross over league between the Midlands and South West and Wales, which gives teams some extra fixtures to fill up their calendar. The Monarchs started with a 6-4, Ewan Hancox […]

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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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MATCH REPORT: Excellent racing at Horspath as Newport edge it

The second round of the South West and Wales Spring Cup produced some great racing on a perfect sunny spring day. Newport ran out very narrow winners with 93.5 points to Horspaths 92 and Poole on 82.5. Many youngsters were on show, along with the more experienced heads, which resulted in some cracking racing and plenty of racing incidents. A race between Newport’s Chris […]

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MATCH REPORT: Newport victorious in Spring Cup Round 1

Newport cycle speedway team were victorious in round 1 of the regional spring cup beating Horspath and Poole. Scores: Newport 95pts Ben Mould 22+2, Dan Bock 15+1, Adam Bennett 10+2, Mark Carmichael 20, Chris Davies 12, Sean Bennett 11, Callum Goward 3+1, Dan Wright 2+1. Horspath 86pts Zac Payne 21+1, Alice Neighbour 9, Jake Neighbour 16+2, Will Jeffrey 16+2, Jack […]

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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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CS ELITE LEAGUE PREVIEW: Drop everything and go to Ashmore Park on Sunday

This Sunday welcomes the concluding Round 10 of the British Cycling CS Elite League series. Come 4pm, will the champions be crowned or will it be heading for a play off? League leaders Horspath travel to Wolverhampton, where they face closest rivals, Wednesfield Aces at Ashmore Park. If you have no plans on Sunday, this is where you want to be heading, as an […]

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CS ELITE LEAGUE ROUND UP: Hammers win, Aces lose, one of three could still win the title

Reigning Elite League champions, Wednesfield Aces’ title hopes were dealt a significant blow this weekend, after losing out to bottom of the table Poole at Harbourside Park. The home side secured their second win of the season, after initially falling behind to the champions. Youngsters, Jay Briggs and Wil Bristowe, turned the tide against strong opposition to pull the scores back, […]

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WOMEN’S LEAGUE: Revised format for final round in Poole

With just one team match between the Midlands and the South in the Women’s League, a revised format of racing has been announced. The 16 heat team match starts at 12pm, with the individual event taking place straight after at 1pm. Poole’s crucial Elite League match against Wednesfield follows at 2pm. Horspath and Wednesfield are in action this Sunday, with the […]

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