Exeter v Newport - S/SW League

Cycle Speedway , Exeter – Sunday, 19 Oct 2014

Event Details

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Start Date:

Sun, 19th Oct 2014

Event Type:

Cycle Speedway (Competitive)


Exeter Cycle Speedway, Cofton Road, Marsh Barton Trading Estate, Exeter, Devon, EX2 8QW
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South/South Wales League

Event promoted by:

Exeter Aces CSC (website)

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The Races

Date Start Race name Classification Band Rider Cat Race length
19/10/14 14:00 League Regional --- N/A ---

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Sun 19/10/14 - 14:00
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Report and Results

Posted 20/10/2014 - Linda Parker

Newport (dig it landscapes) cycle speedway team successfully defended their south and south wsles division 1 title after recording a comfortable 82 95 victory at Exeter.

The home team gave their welsh visitors a difficult first half with Herbert, Croal and Nethercott to the fore, but Newport had much more strengh down the order. 

The excellent devon track was producing good fast racing on a glorious autumn afternoon, maximum heat wins from Newports Rudman/Sidwick and Carmichael/Rudman pairings stretched their lead to 14 points after 14 heats and try as they did the aces just could not match Newports all round racing strength, and the welsh team ran out winners by 13 points to lift the league title once again, a fine achievement considering they suffered from a few rider retirements  and also had their minds on elite league racing.


Aaron Herbert scored a fine maximum and young Rob Croal impressed for the home team, for Newport Shaun Rudman remained unbeaten with both Oli Sidwick and new dad Mark Carmichael dropping just 1 point in a fine tesm effort.



Exeter 82.

Aaron Herbert 20. Sam Riddle 5. Craig Nethercott 15+1. Jack Herbert 5. Rob Croal 17. Will Tidball 8+2. Joe Avery 4. Dan Winchester 8.


Newport 95.

Colin Simmons 8+1. Chris Davies 14+1. Nicky Evans13+1. Oli Sidwick 17+2. Mark Carmichael 19. Dan Bock 7+2. Mathew Davis 7+1. Shaun Rudman 10+2.

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