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CUP HOPES DENTED FOR THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

It was a night of disappointment for the Wightlink Warriors as they came up short against Plymouth Devils in the first leg of the National League Knock Out Cup last night (Thursday). Looking to build up a lead to take to Devon tonight, injury again hampered the home side – an unfortunate reoccurring issue for the Island’s speedway team. This …

SPEEDWAY WARRIORS ‘UP FOR THE CUP’

Following last week’s fantastic speedway meeting against Weymouth, the Wightlink Warriors start out on their quest for Knock-Out Cup progression when they entertain the Plymouth Devils at The Andrew Younie Smallbrook stadium on Thursday (27 April). The teams will face each other 24 hours later in Devon with the aggregate winners progressing to meet Birmingham in the next round of the …

FITTING FINALE FOR SPEEDWAY’S BRYN

  The Wightlink Warriors staged a very special speedway meeting at The Andrew Younie Smallbrook stadium last night (Thursday) to celebrate the lifelong involvement and contribution of one of the sport’s greatest ambassadors Bryn Williams, who sadly died at the end of 2016. A large crowd gathered in the late spring sunshine to witness an excellent match between very evenly …

WIGHTLINK WARRIORS WELCOME ISLAND SCAFFOLD

Island Scaffold is the latest local company to lend their support to the Wightlink Warriors speedway team for the 2017 season. The company has provided both rider and photographer viewing platforms that are a very welcome addition to the ever-improving Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium. Tony from Island Scaffold said: “We have been really impressed with the transformation here at the …

WARRIORS BATTLED SCARRED FOLLOWING PLYMOUTH MEET

Good Friday saw the Wightlink Warriors travel to Plymouth with high hopes of a win against the Plymouth Devils in the first National Trophy meeting of the season – but the Island team suffered a 53-35 defeat. With Ben Wilson declaring himself fit after his big crash the previous night and Chris Widman feeling that his hand injury wouldn’t be a problem on the …

NEW TRACK RECORD SET DURING FIRST MEETING OF THE SEASON

An accident marred the final race of The Vince Mapley Memorial Trophy at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium on Thursday, the first speedway meeting of the 2017 season. The Wightlink Warriors’ new number 1 Ben Wilson led the final race until disaster struck as he locked his bike on the final bend. As he fell he was clipped by Stefan Nielsen, …

DETERMINED COCKLE IN TROPHY BID

The Wightlink Warriors start their 2017 speedway season at The Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium on Thursday when the club stage The Vince Mapley Memorial Trophy – an individual event featuring all of the Warriors plus some former favourites and others who helped the team with guest appearances in 2016. Warriors’ captain James Cockle is the current holder of the trophy and …

SEALEY SEALED FOR WARRIORS IN 2017

Jamie Sealey has become the seventh rider to sign for the Wightlink Warriors following successful trials at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium on Saturday. 27-year-old Jamie, from Newbury, is the cousin of Lance Sealey the popular Reading and Swindon rider of the 90’s and returns to the sport following 9 years of inactivity. His first involvement was at training tracks …

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