Speedway

  • Lindgren and Henry racing against Redcar Bear's Stead and Compton. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle ready to tackle the Bandits

    April 25, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    North East Speedway team Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds begin their Premier League campaign against the Berwick Bandits this weekend. The Tyneside outfit head to Berwick on Saturday where they hope to pick up their first League points this year, before the teams meet for the reverse fixture at Newcastle on […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Newcastle confident ahead of derby clash

    Newcastle confident ahead of derby clash

    March 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds begin their defence of the League Cup on Sunday when they host the Redcar Bears in the A19 derby. The Tyneside outfit won the cup last season but they will be expecting a tough test against their local rivals. Redcar have often struggled when coming […]

     
  • Josh Grajczonek (workington) Ludvig Lindgren (diamonds) and Stuart Robson (diamonds) racing in Heat 15.
Picture Credit: Steve Brock

    North East speedway team miss out on Ian Thomas Shield

    March 24, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    Newcastle Diamonds: 46 (73) Workington Comets: 44 (77) – (aggregate score after both legs) Last night North East speedway team the Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds beat Workington Comets by three points at Brough Park, but the narrow margin wasn’t enough to stop Workington winning the Ian Thomas Shield on aggregate points. The […]

     
  • Chris Schramm, Lewis Rose and Stuart Robson during practice. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Diamonds ready to take on the Comets

    March 21, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds have ‘no fears’ about travelling to Workington Comets on Saturday, in the first leg of the Ian Thomas Shield. The North East outfit are full of confidence following two successful press and practice days at Brough Park earlier this week. The Diamonds will face a […]