Poole v Sheffield - Elite League

Cycle Speedway , POOLE – Sunday, 28 Sep 2014

Event Details

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Start Date:

Sun, 28th Sep 2014

Event Type:

Cycle Speedway (Competitive)


Poole Cycle Speedway, Newfoundland Drive, Baiter, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1UZ
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Elite League

Event promoted by:

Poole CSC (website)

Cheques payable to:

Mr Peter G. Barnes

The Races

Date Start Race name Classification Band Rider Cat Race length
28/09/14 14:00 Elite League National --- N/A ---

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Race Elite League
Date Start Classification Rider Cat
Sun 28/09/14 14:00 National N/A
Race Elite League
Sun 28/09/14 - 14:00
Classification: National
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Report & Results

Posted 29/09/2014 - Peter Barnes

The close final scoreline masks a preverbial match of two halves in this final Elite League match of the season at Harbourside with Poole picking up their 4th victory of the season against a strong Stars line-up.


The Comets supplied every race winner before the break with Greg

Gluchowski, Gavin Wheeler, Aaron Smith and Steve Harris dominating the procedings. Four race wins including two 7-3's left the scoreline on 51-36 at the break with Sheffield wondering what had hit them.


With inside grids after the break, the Stars began to adapt better to the track as skipper Gavin Parr notched a brace of wins and Polish Stars Zareba and Idziorek followed suit but Poole seemed content to share the heats and still lead by 13 with two heats to go.


A Jake Read/Andy Angell 7-3 in the penultimate race and  another from Zareba/Idziorek in the final race gave a glimpse of how things might have been had the visitors started as well as they finished.


Poole once again forged a victory based on outstanding performances from Gluchowski, Harris and the simply masterful Wheeler while Sheffield packed in some good scores from their middle order.


The good weather attracted another healthy crowd which showed its appreciation for a superb and sportingly contested match - a fine advert for the Elite League and the sport of cycle speedway.


Poole scorers
Greg Gluchowski 19  Gavin Wheeler 17  Steve Harris 15+1 Aaron Smith 13+1  Hayden Chant 9+1  Dean Hook 8+1 Arron Morgan 8 Luke Armes 4


Sheffield scorers
Gavin Parr 15+2  Damien Zareba 15+2 Andy Angell 12+2 Bobby McMillan 12 Jake Read 11+1  Pawel Idziorek 11 Niall Morton 6+1 Adam Watson 4


Referee - Robin Spicer


Division 2


Poole ensured that they will finish in runners up position in Division 2 with a victory

against an experienced Sheffield line-up.


POOLE 93  (58+35)   

Jay Briggs 15+1 Callum Albin 14+1 Pete Chant 10

Brandon Hague 8 Callum Smith 6 Caris Glover 5+1


Gavin Parr 15+1 Adam Watson 13+2 Richard Hudson 13+1

Jake Read 11+2 Luke Morton 10 Niall Morton 9

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