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BobC last won the day on September 17 2012

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  1. BobC

    NL Fantasy Team (for fun!)

    1.Leon Flint 8.55 Belle Vue 2.Kyle Bickley 8.39 Belle Vue 3.Danyon Hume 8.10 Leicester 4.Adam Extance 3.77 Plymouth 5.Corban Pavitt 2.87 Stoke 6.Harry McGurk 2.00 Cradley 7.Dan Gilkes 2.00 Kent Total 35.68
  2. BobC

    Poole 2019

    As others have said, no problem at Belle Vue. Stay in the Craven suite, listen to interviews while watching the junior racing. Worked perfectly fine when Ive been there.
  3. BobC

    Glasgow 2019 Onwards

    Kyle signing for the Tigers is certainly going to test me! Since 1965 at Meadowbank, I have always followed the Monarchs results. As a 10 Year old, I loved it there and their supporters. Never felt the same when visiting White City or Hampden Park. Or for any of their previous homes,tbh. As I support Kyle, I will TRY and get used to watching and cheering them whenever I watch them. That said, it is a little easier, as I also get on well with the Starke family. Currently looking at the end April meetings between the 'old enemy'. Edinburgh v Glasgow FRi 26th, Berwick British U21 Final Sat 27th and Glasgow v Edinburgh Sun 28th.
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    Weymouth 2005-2008 DVDs

    They were,I believe, produced by dlactionsports, the same as at Plymouth. Try their Email of dlactionsports@hotmail.co.uk. Maybe try 27 Neal Close, Plympton, Devon, PL17 1YY Thats the last details I have, but they have not covered the action for the last 2 or 3 seasons at Plymouth.
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    Plymouth 2019

    So Plymouth are now to be known as Plymouth Gladiators, racing at the Plymouth Coliseum! New Colours too, Blue and Yellow with black.
  6. BobC

    Wembley Memories

    I think you will find that Wembley was the preferred venue for the 1985 World Final. Once it was confirmed they couldnt hold it, plans went ahead to develop Odsal. As we all now know, its unlikely to ever return to Wembley.
  7. BobC

    Poole 2019

    Rather nonplussed with our team so far. Guess time will tell once all other teams are fully announced.
  8. BobC

    Belle Vue Colts 2019

    Excellent team Bickley and Flint are going to awesome to watch, especially at the NSS.
  9. BobC

    Poole 2019

    Good Friday, the only day Poole are referring, to is a profitable day for British Speedway. Make use of ALL bank holidays to ensure better than usual crowds. Plain common sense tells us that. Id expect other clubs to do the same.
  10. BobC

    Poole 2019

    I dont agree with that at all. Even after 2 seasons there, I never felt comfortable relying on him getting points. Had a few good meetings there, but never mastered the track. Stuck mainly to the inside, when there is a perfectly good outside line. Regularly coming off or bringing others off. with his erratic riding. Not at all bothered to have him back at Poole.
  11. Lawson has history at Workington. He hates going there. Theres agro between him and his Dad. He missed the earlier meeting in August as he was 'ill'. Got a right bollocking off Garry May as Lawson didnt realise he would miss further meetings for Somerset as a result! 7 day ban for illness nowadays, I believe.
  12. Obviously, there is a lot more to run on this matter. A rider misses a meeting without being injured or genuine reason, gets a 28 day ban. A referee made a balls up of the rules at the Belle Vue v Kings Lynn Play Off meeting and gets banned for the rest of the season. Whoever is at fault here will get what? Heavy fine? Ban? Both? I was talking to a referee earlier in the season about track walks. He stated quite strongly, that if he reported all the faults he found, there wouldnt be any speedway. So why not report them? He said 'The simple fact is, clubs cant afford to put everything right'! So just where do we go with any punishment?
  13. BobC

    Workington 2018 .

    Dont underestimate this wonderful achievement. Its massive. To have one local rider in the team is huge. To have TWO is immense in my book. I take my hat off to Laura and co for getting this team together. Reminds me so much of Poole in 1969 and to a lesser extent, 2018. No real big hitter, but everyone of the lads contribute to the TEAM effort. Slightly biased as Ive loved Klindts efforts for Poole this year and of course I do support Kyle Bickley. Now go finish the season with the treble. You certainly have my support from a very sunny, but chilly,Devon. C'mon you Comets!
  14. BobC

    Workington 2018 .

    Huge congratulations to everyone involved with Workington Speedway. Thoroughly deserved win to become 2018 Championship League winners. Well done.
  15. Sad to read all this. However, Mildenhall all but did the same thing last season to Plymouth. They wanted our fixture cancelled as it was 'meaningless' They sent a heavily under strength team to the SBA. No Promoter, no Team manager,(although they did enlist the Weymouth SDL sides management) Unsuitable guests galore. Plymouth riders had a good pay day, 64-26 win,while the Mildenhall contracted riders, Ruddick and Jenkins, conveniently lowered their averages. Therefore costing Plymouth, while the Tigers benefited. Clubs struggle to find sponsors. Part of the deal is,I am sure, we have 'x' amount of minimal exposure for League fixtures. How can you go back to those same sponsors and say 'we have 'x' number of meetings, thats providing the other teams bother to come down'? This is a serious matter. Sorry, but it really is not good enough.
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