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  1. idh

    Somerset 2020

    Nail on head Najjer
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    Somerset 2020

    From rebels WEB Site Somerset boss Gary May is disappointed that he won't be able to bring Chris Harris back as an Oak Tree regular in 2020 after the Cornishman became a confirmed starter for Birmingham.Championship rivals Brummies made the announcement today and May said "I am genuinely sorry to see Bomber move on, but that is part and parcel of speedway and the annual merry-go-round of riders. At the end if the day he is not owned by Somerset rider so we had to go into the mix to negotiate a deal. Of course I would have loved to have him back. I can tell you for sure that he had featured in no fewer than fifteen of my team permutations but at the end of the day we just could not strike the right deal for Somerset Speedway. I have always said that I am not prepared to risk the future of the club by offering riders deals that we can't possibly meet, we know what we can afford and we must always strive to operate within our budget. We weren't too far away on the numbers but that's how things turn out I guess. 2"I am still determined to bring a competitive side together for 2020 and I have filled a notebook on possible teams. It's hard, very hard. Putting a team together is a bit like making buying and selling a house. If something down the chain happens there is a knock on effect throughout that chain. Likewise if one rider in a chosen seven drops by the wayside you have to take an overall look at the make-up of that side. Quite often we are working on fine margins as far as averages are concerned, and there are only limited resources out there.""What I can say is that the planning goes, the 'phone bill is rising but I am sure we well get there with a team to do us proud."Harris captained the Rebels to the SGB Championship play-off semi-finals and was a member of the SGB Championship Fours winning quartet. After just one season, Harris sits in 36th position of the all-time Rebels race winners with 52 victories to his name, and is 46th in the all-time points scorers with 264 race points scored in 2019, despite riding most of the campaign with a wrist injury, one which he is awaiting an operation on over the winter.
  3. From Rebels WEBsite Wednesday's teams:Cases' Somerset Rebels 1 Rory Schlein 2 Anders Rowe 3 Nick Morris 4 Nico Covatti 5 Chris Harris 6 Nathan Stoneman 7 Luke Harris - Team Manager Garry MayGlasgow 'Allied Vehicle' Tigers 1 Craig Cook 2 Mikkel B Andersen 3 Claus Vissing 4 Sam Jensen 5 Rasmus Jensen 6 Connor Bailey 7 Kyle Bickley - Team Manager Cameron Brown
  4. Lawson impressed me thought he had a reasonable meeting , only one scoring early on.
  5. From Rebels WEB site Teams fromSomerset: Rory Schlein, Anders Rowe, Chris Harris (Capt), Nico Covatti, Nick Morris, Luke Harris, Nathan StonemanEdinburgh: Sam Masters, James Sarjeant, Josh Pickering, Ricky Wells (Capt), Ellis Perks´╗┐ Cover for Cameron Heeps, Connor Coles, William Lawson thanks for update BobC
  6. Somerset v Sheffield jenga Lineups as per Rebels web page Somerset: Nick Morris, Anders Rowe, Rory Schlein, Nico Covatti, Chris Harris (Capt), Luke Harris, Nathan Stoneman - TM Garry MaySheffield: Danny King, Josh MacDonald, Todd Kurtz, Justin Sedgmen, Kyle Howarth(Capt), Zaine Kennedy, Drew Kemp - TM Simon Stead
  7. Teams Taken from Rebels WEB Site SOMERSET: Nick Morris, Anders Rowe, Rory Schlein, Nico Covatti, Chris Harris, Luke Harris, Nathan Stoneman.NEWCASTLE: Steve Worrall, Ulrich Ostergaard, Lasse Bjerre, Matthew Wethers, Thomas Jorgensen, Max Clegg, Danny Phillips.
  8. Teams Taken from Rebels WEB Site Teams:Somerset: Nick Morris, Anders Rowe, Rory Schlein, Nico Covatti, Chris Harris (Capt), Luke Harris, Nathan Stoneman - Team Manager: Garry MayGlasgow: Craig Cook (Capt), James Sarjeant, Claus Vissing, Rider Replacement, Rasmus Jensen, Kyle Bickley, Connor Bailey - Team Manager: Cameron Brown
  9. idh

    Somerset 2019

    From the Rebels WEB Site http://www.somerset-speedway.com/news.php?extend.2548 Kurtz out Morris in Gary not messing about Following the decisions of both Valentin Grobauer and Henry Atkins to step down from the Somerset Rebels, team manager Garry May has taken on a new strategy of going for a very heavy top four attack that has cost Todd Kurtz his place in the Rebels seven, as they welcome back former number one Nick Morris, and will operate with a brace of two pointers at reserve.May explained the rationale behind the move that despite having such a strong attack, with a trio of eight pointers, falls under the 40 point limit to which teams can be built. "Our place in the play-offs is still not guaranteed and we face some stern opponents over the final run-in and so I felt that we couldn't afford to slip up. With Henry and Valentin on fairly low averages I could have just gone for a like-for-like change but felt that as too often this season, we have just fallen short of what could be some precious points, we needed some extra fire-power to improve our chances of making the top four. When I saw that Nick Morris was available it looked the perfect opportunity, although to be able to introduce him I needed to shave some points from somewhere else and take the gamble that, although it would leave us with a long tail, we would have a superb top four. "Unfortunately that led me to having to make a difficult call to Todd Kurtz and let him go. It was probably one of the hardest things I have had to do but to his credit he accepted the reasons behind the move and he took it on the chin.Completing the team rebuild May has drafted in 22 year old Welshman Nathan Stoneman and 20 year old Londoner Luke Harris both two pointers which means 17-year old Anders Rowe steps up into the main body team in only his first season at Championship level, a move that May also admits is a bold one."I spoke to Anders about the plans I had, explaining that his improved average would move him out of the reserve berth under the new team structure, and he agreed that he would take the challenge on. It's without question that a big step for him and I am encouraged by his attitude."The Rebels have eight more league matches to fulfil and May has set a minimum target of 12 more to give them on a total of 36 to make the play-offs. Their first opponents under their new look will be second placed Glasgow on Wednesday, the Tigers having already won four out of their five away matches to-date.
  10. Covatti Back TeamsCASES' SOMERSET REBELS:- 1 Rory Schlein 2 Todd Kurtz 3 Valentin Grobauer 4 Nico Covatti (subject to fitness) 5 Chris Harris (capt) 6 Anders Rowe 7 Henry Atkins Team Manager Garry May BERWICK 'MIKE HOPE OF WOOLER' BANDITS powered by Clear Energy Consultants:- 1 Kyle Howarth (G) 2 Jye Etheridge 3 Kevin Doolan (capt) 4 Danny Gappmaier 5 Nikolaj Busk Jakobsen 6 Fernando 'Coty' Garcia 7 Leon Flint Team Manager Gary Flint From Rebels WEB site http://www.somerset-speedway.com/news.php?extend.2536
  11. What a memory for one so young Najjer , some great names there. even Werner got a paid max 1. Jason Doyle..........3, 3, 3, 2' = 11+12. R/R3. Emil Kramer..........3, 2', 3, 2' = 10+2 4. Stephen Katt..........2', 3, 2', 2' = 9+3 5. Jordan Frampton..........3, 3, 2', 3 = 11+1 6. Matthias Kroger..........2', 2', 3, 3, 2' = 12+3 7. Brent Werner..........3, 2', 3, 3, 3 = 14+1 8. Kyle Newman..........1, 1, 2', 1 = 5+1 Read more: http://speedwayupdates.proboards.com/thread/4028/somerset-mildenhall-19-08-30pm#ixzz5tIDhBhcN
  12. TeamsSomerset: R.Schlein, T.Kurtz, V.Grobauer, B.Barker (Guest), C.Harris, A.Rowe, H.AtkinsBirmingham: A.Ellis, N.Agertoft, M.Castagna, E.Perks (Guest), Rider Replacement, D.Hume, J.Shanes From Rebels WEB site http://www.somerset-speedway.com/news.php?extend.2532
  13. ht1 2-4ht2 4-2 6-6 Rowe 1stht3 5-1 11-7 A lovely 5-1 from our guest Thomas Jorgensen and Valentinht4 5-1 16-8 Atkins wins 16-08 rebelsht5 5-1 21-9 rebelsht6 4-2 25-11 rebelsht7 3-3 28-14 rebelsht8 1-5 29-19 rebelsht9 5-1 34-20 rebelsht10 3-3 37-23 rebels danny ayres ; barker lost a chain when on 1-5ht11 4-2 41-25 rebelsht12 3-3 44-28 rebelsInterval time nowValentin is currently on a paid maximumht13 4-2 48-30 rebelsht14 3-3 51-33 rebelsht15 4-2 55-35 rebels CHAMPIONSHIPSOMERSET 55: Valentin Grobauer 11+2, Chris Harris 11+1, Thomas Jorgensen 9+2, Rory Schlein 8, Anders Rowe 7+1, Todd Kurtz 5+1, Henry Atkins 4.SCUNTHORPE 35: Ben Barker 11, Danny Ayres 9+1, Simon Lambert 5, Josh Auty 5, Jake Allen 4, Ryan Kinsley 1+1, Stefan Nielsen r/r. from rebels web siterebels win 55-35 Read more: http://speedwayupdates.proboards.com/thread/19062/somerset-scunthorpe-championship-3-19?page=1#ixzz5seFq08fY
  14. Teams (Taken from Rebels WEB site http://www.somerset-speedway.com/news.php?extend.2524) Somerset - 1 R.Schlein; 2. T.Kurtz; 3. V.Grobauer; 4. T.Jorgensen (Guest); 5. C.Harris (Capt); 6. A.Rowe; 7. H.AtkinsScunthorpe - 1 J.Auty; 2. D.Ayres; 3. B.Barker; 4. S.Nielsen (subject to fitness); 5. J.Allen (Capt); 6. R.Kinsley; 7. S.Lambert
  15. Somerset v Redcar Photo's here Somerset v Redcar Photo's Slideshow here Somerset v Redcar Slideshow
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