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WARRIORS OVERPOWERED BY CHARGING COLTS

The Warriors speedway team played host to the National League leaders Belle Vue Colts at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium yesterday evening (Tuesday) and sadly were on the wrong end of a ruthless display of speed and power by the men from Manchester. Warriors’ skipper James Cockle was a late withdrawal suffering from a sickness bug and the rider replacement …

WARRIORS DOWNED BY THE DEVILS

After a promising first half that saw the Warriors build up a 6 point lead, things turned against the Island side in the second half of last night’s (Thursday) speedway meeting against Plymouth. Spearheaded by Steve Boxhall, Adam Roynon and Benji Compton, the Plymouth Devils clawed back the initial deficit and then propelled their side to another away success at …

WARRIORS HOPE IT’S THIRD TIME LUCKY

UPDATED: The Wightlink Warriors return to speedway action tomorrow (Thursday 17th) when, for the third time this season, they entertain the Plymouth Devils. The 2 previous encounters in the Knock-Out Cup and National Trophy have seen the Devils take 4 and 8 point wins respectively; however this belies their league form where they are pointless from 7 meetings away from their …

SYDENHAMS HIRE JOIN THE WARRIORS SPONSORSHIP TEAM

Sydenhams Hire, based in Ryde and Newport, has joined the Wightlink Warriors’ 2017 Sponsorship Team. Mark Downer Branch Manager from Ryde said: “Sydenhams are happy to sponsor the Wightlink Warriors Speedway Team as it’s a local Island sporting event, that has recently started again, and we would like to be part of making the speedway successful to put Island speedway back …

CRADLEY CLOBBER WARRIORS IN BIRMINGHAM

After all the rain that had fallen, a surprisingly warm and sunny evening welcomed the Wightlink Warriors to the Perry Barr track in Birmingham last night (Wednesday), where they put up a spirited fight against a dominant Cradley Heathens side. An optimistic start with double 3-3 heats, heat 1 being won by Ben Wilson, gave some hope that it might be …

WEATHER FORECAST FORCES SPEEDWAY MEETING TO BE CALLED OFF

The Wightlink Warriors’ speedway meeting against Reading, which was due to take place at Smallbrook Stadium tonight (Tuesday), has been called off due to the anticipated adverse weather. A yellow weather warning for heavy rain has been issued by the Met Office for the entirety of today and tomorrow. The Warriors are next in action away at Cradley tomorrow (Wednesday) evening …

LAST RACE WOBBLE FOR THE WARRIORS

The Wightlink Warriors speedway team fell to a last heat defeat last night (Thursday) at the hands of Buxton Hitmen, whose high scoring duo of Matt Williamson and Max Clegg took maximum points in the final heat of the night to turn the result in the visitors favour right at the death. Pre-match the Warriors were hindered by the withdrawal …

REVENGE MISSION FOR THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

After the postponement of the Wightlink Warriors’ away meeting at Eastbourne last weekend, attention now turns to this Thursday (3rd August) when the Warriors speedway team will want to take out a contract on the visiting Buxton Hitmen in revenge for the massive 66-24 defeat suffered in the Derbyshire Dales at the end of May. That totally unexpected mauling – …

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