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WARRIORS’ END OF SEASON PARTY A ROARING SUCCESS

Although the Wightlink Warriors’ speedway season has been extended to the end of the month to accommodate re-arranged away fixtures, the club’s end of season party celebration took place in the Premier Lounge at the Andrew Younie stadium on Saturday night. Riders, sponsors, management and supporters all came together to review 2017 and look forward with positivity to 2018. With …

WIGHTLINK WARRIORS AWAIT SUPER SUNDAY

With last weeks away meeting at Mildenhall being postponed for the third time, the Wightlink Warriors speedway team are on the road again this Sunday as they head for the Midlands to tackle the Stoke Potters. With Buxton also riding at Stoke immediately after the Warriors, it adds up to a Super Sunday for those 3 teams as they scramble …

ISLAND REPRESENTED AT NATIONAL LEAGUE RIDERS CHAMPIONSHIP

James Cockle, skipper of the Wightlink Warriors speedway team, and fellow team mate Chris Widman represented the Island club at Monday’s National League Riders Championship meeting at Leicester. It was a meeting to forget for Cockle as he failed to score from 5 rides. Chris Widman, originally listed as meeting reserve, stepped into the main event at very short notice …

WARRIORS TO RETURN IN 2018 FOLLOWING HOME SEASON HAPPY ENDING

The Wightlink Warriors speedway team ended their home 2017 season at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium last night (Thursday) with a straight forward victory over the nomadic Heathens who were missing 5 of their regular septet. Having failed with an eleventh hour bid to have the play-off cut off date extended, the under strength Heathens arrived on the Island knowing …

SPEEDWAY WARRIORS PLAN TO HALT THE HEATHENS

The final National League home speedway meeting of the season for the Isle of Wight’s Wightlink Warriors takes place this Thursday (21st September) when the Cradley Heathens return for the restaging of a fixture that was halted by rain in May. With the Island sides’ weekend trip to Mildenhall falling victim to the East Anglian weather, the Warriors come into this …

WARRIORS TAME TEN TIGERS

It seems like it has been a long time coming but last night (Thursday) the Wightlink Warriors speedway team secured a welcome home league win over the Mildenhall Fen Tigers to edge away from the lower reaches of the National League speedway table. Play off-chasing Mildenhall arrived without concussion victim Luke Ruddick and influential reserve Danno Verge and this clearly …

WARRIORS WITHER AT EASTBOURNE

With a 12 point home defeat still fresh in their memories, the Wightlink Warriors speedway team travelled to Eastbourne to contest the return fixture, knowing that the Eagles boasted an impressive unbeaten home record at fortress Arlington. With Chris Widman still missing because of work requirements and Adam Portwood giving prior notice of his unavailability for this date, Warriors used the …

WARRIORS WANE AS EAGLES SWOOP

High flying Eastbourne Eagles were the latest visiting team to return to the mainland with all 4 National League points as they ran out comfortable winners against a Warriors side once again depleted by unexpected absence. This time it was Chris Widman who, despite tremendous efforts, found himself having to cry off when planned cover in his business failed to …

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