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  • Ludvig Lindgren looks out for Lewis Kerr during heat 15. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Diamonds crash out of cup despite home win

    April 23, 2014 at 10:43 am

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds exited the League Cup at the weekend despite running out 49-39 winners against Scunthorpe. Sunday’s meeting turned into a non-event, because other results meant Newcastle would finish the Northern League Cup group outside of the Semi Final places, regardless of beating Scunthorpe. Despite having nothing […]

     
  • Sunderland to host Roger Albert Clark Rally

    Sunderland to host Roger Albert Clark Rally

    April 16, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Sunderland is set to host the 2014 Roger Albert Clark Rally as the event moves to the North East later this year. Sunderland will host the rally over the weekend of November 28-30, and with the rally start, finish and HQ all based in Sunderland, the route will make extensive […]

     
  • Lewis Rose and Christian Henry on their way to winning heat 8 ahead of Todd Kurtz and Paul Starke. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    North East rivals meet in Speedway League Cup

    April 10, 2014 at 11:00 am

    North East Speedway team the Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds head to rivals Redcar in the League Cup tonight. The two teams met at Newcastle in the same cup last month, where the Diamonds ran out comfortable 60 – 29 winners. The Diamonds, however, will expect a tougher test when they […]

     
  • Sunderland dancers perform across the region

    Sunderland dancers perform across the region

    April 9, 2014 at 10:31 am

    Sunderland University Dance students have invaded venues across the North of England, entertaining many with their tremendous talents and unique, intergalactic performances.

     
  • Paul Starke ahead of Anton Rosen and Lewis Rose during heat 4. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Disappointing week for Newcastle Diamonds

    April 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Last Sunday the Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds lost their third Speedway meeting in four days to cap off a miserable week. The Diamonds began the night with a mountain to climb. Following Friday night’s 59-34 loss away to the Somerset Rebels, Newcastle had to overturn a 25 point deficit to […]

     
  • Nissan Masters glory for Van Gerwen in Sunderland

    Nissan Masters glory for Van Gerwen in Sunderland

    April 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

    World Champion Michael van Gerwen added to his trophy haul with a 4-2 victory over Simon Whitlock to claim the Nissan Benfield Masters title in Sunderland on Saturday night. Dutch sensation van Gerwen thrilled a sell-out crowd of more than 500 at the Nissan Sports and Leisure Complex as he […]

     
  • Lewis Rose and Stuart Robson in action. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Two busy away days for Diamonds

    April 3, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds are preparing for two competitive away meetings in as many days. Tonight Newcastle Diamonds head to South Yorkshire for a League Cup match against the Sheffield Tigers, and on Friday the Tyneside outfit then travel to current league champions Somerset Rebels to compete in the […]

     
  • Newcastle crush North East rivals

    Newcastle crush North East rivals

    April 1, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds inflicted a heavy 31 point defeat on Teesside based Redcar Bears Sunday night as the Newcastle side won 60-29 Track staff had to pull out all the stops to ensure the meeting went ahead despite a delayed start. Work on the track was carried out from […]