Speedway

  • Lewis Rose returns to action for the Diamonds this weekend. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Rose and Kerr return for Rockets clash

    September 26, 2015 at 11:00 am

    The Newcastle ‘Sapphire Diamonds’ play host to the Rye House Rockets in their final Premier League fixture of the 2015 campaign on Sunday. Despite both clubs having little to ride for in the league standings, there is plenty happening on and off the track to make Sunday an important meeting […]

     
  • Lindgren and Master battle for the lead in heat 11. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Diamonds skipper blasts poor refereeing in Newcastle defeat

    May 18, 2015 at 10:57 am

    Newcastle captain Ludvig Lindgren believes a poor refereeing decision was part to blame for the Diamonds 42-48 defeat to Edinburgh on Sunday night. The main talking point of the night arrived in heat 11 when a first place tussle between Sam Masters and Lindgren resulted in the Diamond skipper being […]

     
  • Danny King and Lewis Kerr hit the shale in heat one. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Diamonds hold on for first Speedway league win

    May 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    The Newcastle ‘Sapphire Engineering’ Diamonds held off a late Ipswich challenge to earn their first Premier League points of the season. The Diamonds eventually ran out 48-43 winners against a strong Ipswich side at Brough Park on Sunday. Newcastle’s George English said: “I’m relieved we have got a meeting on […]

     
  • Worrall and Henry in action for Newcastle. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle speedway boss ‘baffled’ after edging past rivals Redcar

    April 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Newcastle boss George English was left feeling ‘baffled’ by some strange refereeing decisions during his sides 48-41 victory over the Redcar Bears. It was an entertaining encounter packed with dramatic rider falls and a sprinkling of bizarre refereeing decisions that surprised the Newcastle Team Manager. The first contentious decision by […]

     
  • Newcastle's Christian Henry hits the front in heat one. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Dazzling Diamonds down North East rivals in Cup opener

    April 11, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The Newcastle ‘Sapphire Engineering’ Diamonds made the perfect start to their competitive season by inflicting a resounding 50-40 defeat on the Redcar Bears last night. The Diamonds were dominant throughout the majority of the meeting at the Media Prima Arena and returned to Newcastle with four League Cup points in […]

     
  • Newcastle skipper Ludvig Lindgren leads the way. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle get first home win but Comets take home the shield

    April 7, 2015 at 10:22 am

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds inflicted a 53-37 defeat on the Workington Comets in their first home meeting of 2015. The score was a reverse of the first leg on Saturday so with the aggregate score level after 30 heats, a race off was needed to determine as to where […]

     
  • Diamond reserve Lewis Rose holds off Luke Crang. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle shot down by Bandits on opening night

    March 30, 2015 at 11:30 am

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds fell to a 52-38 defeat at Berwick on Saturday night in the first leg of the Tyne-Tweed Trophy. It was the first meeting of 2015 for the teams but both sides were at full strength as they took to the Shielfield Park shale on a cold […]

     
  • The 2015 Newcastle Diamonds and their mascot for the season. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle Diamonds face Berwick in season opener

    March 27, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds begin their 2015 season with home and away fixtures against the Berwick Bandits in the Tyne Tweed Trophy this weekend. The Diamonds travel to Berwick on Saturday for the first leg of the trophy before hosting the crucial return fixture at Brough Park on Sunday […]

     
  • The 2015 Diamonds team with Newcastle East Labour MP Nick Brown. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Local MP pledges support for North East Speedway team

    March 25, 2015 at 10:04 am

    Labour MP for Newcastle Upon Tyne East Nick Brown, gave his support for speedway in the city at the Newcastle Diamonds press day on Monday ahead of the new season. Brown, a big Newcastle Diamonds supporter , was ‘delighted’ to attend the day and hailed the club as a very […]

     
  • Lindgren and Henry return to the Diamonds line up for the 2015 season. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle speedway boss confident that the Diamonds will shine in 2015

    February 21, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds Team manager George English is confident that the 2015 team have the quality to bring success to Brough Park this season as Newcastle look to make amends for last years disappointing campaign. Lewis Kerr, Lewis Rose and Ludvig Lindgren will all return to Brough Park for […]