Speedway

  • Diamond of the year Lewis Kerr crashes out. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Kerr is fans favourite once again

    November 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds ace Lewis Kerr has picked up the fans rider of the season award for second consecutive year. Kerr collected the award at the end of season dinner dance in Newcastle on Saturday and the Norfolk based racer was thrilled to win the trophy. He said:  “I […]

     
  • Danny King in action. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Difficult speedway season for the King of Diamonds

    October 28, 2014 at 10:33 am

    Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds number one Danny King has revealed he is relieved that his 2014 season has finally come to an end after enduring a turbulent campaign. The Great Britain international joined the Tyneside outfit in May following the closure of his Elite League side Birmingham. Although King has […]

     
  • Diamonds skipper Stuart Robson in action against Edinburgh. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle speedway boss reflects on “most frustrating season of his career”

    October 24, 2014 at 9:30 am

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds team manager George English has revealed he could have easily walked away whilst enduring the most frustrating speedway season during his time at the North East club. The Diamonds have had a disappointing campaign; the Tyneside outfit missed out on a playoff spot and for […]

     
  • Nathan Greaves on his way to victory in heat two. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle’s speedway season ends with a cup knockout

    October 15, 2014 at 10:10 am

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds season came to an abrupt end on Sunday as they were comfortably beaten by the Edinburgh Monarchs in the Knockout Cup semi-final. The Diamonds were defeated by Edinburgh for the second time in three days as they suffered a 44-46 loss at Brough Park on […]

     
  • Edinburgh inflict heavy defeat on Newcastle

    Edinburgh inflict heavy defeat on Newcastle

    October 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Newcastle Sapphire Diamonds Team Manager George English was left “hugely disappointed” after seeing his side get thumped 62 to 27 by Edinburgh on Friday in the Knockout Cup Semi Final. A heavy afternoon shower in West Lothian made conditions difficult for both team as the meeting got underway at Armadale. […]

     
  • Diamonds captain Stuart Robson and Lewis Kerr. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Diamonds face speedway cup double

    October 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    This weekend the Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds take on the Edinburgh Monarchs home and away in the semi-final of the Knockout Cup. Tonight the Diamonds head to Edinburgh in the rearranged first leg of the Cup, the original fixture was scheduled to take place last Friday but a day of […]

     
  • Lewis Kerr and Stuart Robson. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Diamonds out to cause cup upset

    October 3, 2014 at 9:57 am

    Tonight the Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds face the Edinburgh Monarchs in the first leg of the Knock Out Cup semi-final. Newcastle head to the Scottish capital full of confidence following their impressive 55-35 win at Glasgow on Sunday. However, the North East outfit will be without Lewis Kerr who has […]

     
  • Lewis Kerr and Stuart Robson. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Diamonds cruise through into cup semi-final

    October 1, 2014 at 9:53 am

    Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds Team Manager George English was ‘delighted’ with his side’s performance at Glasgow on Sunday as they progressed into the Knockout Cup Semi Final. The North East team produced an emphatic 55-35 away victory over the Glasgow Tigers to give the Diamonds an aggregate victory margin of […]

     
  • Edinburgh inflict cruel defeat on Newcastle

    Edinburgh inflict cruel defeat on Newcastle

    June 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds suffered a last gasp 45-44 defeat at the hands of the Edinburgh Monarchs on Sunday evening in a Premier League fixture. It was a defeat that left Newcastle Diamonds Team Manager George English feeling aggrieved that his side didn’t take at least a point from […]

     
  • Danny King, Richie Worrall and Lewis Kerr race to the first bend of heat 15. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    King and Kerr grab a vital win for Newcastle

    May 27, 2014 at 10:59 am

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds claimed their first Premier League victory of the season on Sunday evening as they beat the Ipswich Witches 46-44. The entertaining meeting went down to a final heat decider and Newcastle duo Lewis Kerr and Danny King pulled off a vital 5-1 which was enough […]