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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Lindgren and Kerr return to the Newcastle lineup in 2015. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Lindgren named skipper as familiar faces return to Newcastle Speedway

    February 17, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds have completed their line up ahead of the new Speedway season. The team surprisingly consists of five riders that began the season at Tyneside last year. Ludvig Lindgren, Lewis Rose and Lewis Kerr all return to the Diamonds line up after completing the season on […]

     
  • Lewis Kerr (front) in action last season. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Fans favorite Kerr returns to North East Speedway

    December 8, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds have made Lewis Kerr their second winter signing ahead of the 2015 speedway season. Kerr, 24, was deemed one of the bright points of a disappointing 2014 season for Newcastle and the Norfolk based Racer picked up the fans rider of the season award last […]

     
  • Lewis Rose in action last season. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle Diamonds secure first signing for 2015

    November 26, 2014 at 10:33 am

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds have confirmed the signing of hot Prospect Lewis Rose for the 2015 Speedway season. Rose is the Tynesiders first acquisition for next season and the Sutton Bridge based racer admits he is ‘delighted’ to be returning to the North East outfit. He said: “It’s great […]