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Islander15

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  1. Teams and the points limit to be confirmed at the NL AGM. Belle Vue Colts 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Total: TBC Remaining: TBC Cradley Heathens 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Total: TBC Remaining: TBC Isle of Wight Warriors 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Total: TBC Remaining: TBC Kent Kings 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Total: TBC Remaining: TBC Leicester Lion Cubs 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Total: TBC Remaining: TBC Mildenhall Fen TIgers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Total: TBC Remaining: TBC
  2. Islander15

    Scunthorpe Scorpions 2020

    The second option makes a stronger team than the alleged one.
  3. Islander15

    2020 NL Season

    NL AGM is Nov 26th.
  4. Islander15

    2020 NL Season

    Plymouth’s application to join the Championship has been declined.
  5. Islander15

    Scunthorpe Scorpions 2020

    The rumoured team is going to be correct isn’t it. Not a play-off team imo.
  6. Islander15

    Confirmed Signings for 2020

    At no point did I claim that. Pottering Around is correct, Plymouth have applied first and foremost to race Championship only and that is what the press release said but we’ll see what happens at this week’s AGM. We’re not using hearsay, we’re going by what the club itself has announced. That is what I based this thread on, but I also clearly put that it is all TBC anyway!
  7. Islander15

    Confirmed Signings for 2020

    You cannot argue with what a club has made public information.
  8. Islander15

    Confirmed Signings for 2020

    Plymouth have applied to race Championship only.
  9. Islander15

    2020 teams

    Buxton themselves haven’t made noises about rejoining the league, but you would’ve thought now is as good of a chance as any with Sheffield moving away from Sunday’s coinciding with Stoke closing. There’s opportunities for fans there to make Buxton their summer speedway fix before finding an alternative. But I still don’t see it, I think the repeated loss making and unjust criticism has taken its toll on the Moss family.
  10. Islander15

    Scunthorpe Scorpions 2020

    My original comment was based on the rumoured line-up. This season has ended. There’s no more meetings at all let alone Scunthorpe meetings.
  11. Islander15

    KENT 2019

    The NL AGM might be sooner than you think this year.
  12. Islander15

    Scunthorpe Scorpions 2020

    Yes in terms of entertainment Ayres and Auty are top notch. I meant in terms of results and preseason optimism.
  13. Islander15

    Scunthorpe Scorpions 2020

    Yeah Auty will drop down to number 5 quickly but I expected Allen to push on properly this year and cement the number 1 spot but he didn’t manage it. Signing Danny was a big winner last year but he’ll be coming off the back of a fairly serious injury and won’t have the confidence boosting NL heat wins. And he really is a confidence rider! Lambert has never really got any better than a 4/5pt man so I just can’t see next year being any different despite his strong end to the season at reserve. I feel like Palin is 1 year too early which Rob has done multiple times lately. Riders like Williamson, List, Bates, Perks & Bailey originally all spring to mind who are talented but made the step up maybe a season too soon. As for Aarnio & Jorgensen, they’re effectively the new names without being new! Both useful riders on their day but neither likely to up their average much and Jorgensen had a pretty poor season at Newcastle so I hope a move back to the EWR will help him out. Aarnio has improved since his last Scorpions stint but is injury prone.
  14. Islander15

    Scunthorpe Scorpions 2020

    Nothing there to inspire the home faithful unfortunately.
  15. Islander15

    KENT 2019

    Give him a break. His press releases are more honest than most clubs’.
  16. Islander15

    Play-off final

    So it’s a time Kent on Monday and Leicester on Wednesday. Looks like Leicester will be missing Perks at Central Park! Also I’m surprised Leicester are running on a Wednesday. Thoughts?
  17. Islander15

    2020 NL Season

    Are they just rumours being recycled though seeing as there’s an empty stadium sitting there and there was genuine plans to try and get the club back in the NL this season? Or is there something substantial to this talk?
  18. Glad I didn’t go. That would’ve spoilt it for me.
  19. Islander15

    Plymouth speedway

    I know what you’re thinking of but I think it’s whether the meeting is set at amateur or professional level. The incident you’re referring to was a couple of years ago. But Stevie Worrall rode at Smallbrook this season in the NICE Challenge and that was an open international event.
  20. Islander15

    2020 NL Season

    Hope so. Gives meaningful fixtures and allows Len his weekly meetings.
  21. Islander15

    Berwick, Sheffield and Kent.

    I’m not surprised that Kent are applying to move up. Their an ambitious set up with a very good stadium and relatively big crowds. Their only problem might be finding international riders willing to ride that early on a Monday with the M25 to contend with too. Then cue the complaints about a blue groove track.
  22. Islander15

    2020 NL Season

    Substantiated rumours tonight that Kent will join the top flight. There’s going to be no team s left at this rate
  23. Anyone got an update on Jack Smith?
  24. So Tom Perry can manage to guest for Peterborough today, so why isn’t he in this meeting? I still think Perls is favourite but it’s not that clear cut but Kinsley & Kemp are going to be there or thereabouts. Best of luck to Morley and Verge and of course Ben is a double winner so you cannot write him off!
  25. Islander15

    Play-off final

    Congrats to Leicester on the title win.
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