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  • Ipswich reveal 2018 line-up

    Ipswich reveal 2018 line-up

    Sunday 26th November 2017

    Words: Henry Chard The ‘Tru7.com’ have completed their team building for the 2018 Championship season, subject to BSPA approval, after announcing all seven riders on Sunday evening. It is a familiar looking side for the fans as six of the original seven riders from 2017 are back in Suffolk again for the new season. There is one new face to British speedway...

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  • Louis: Sport simplified after listening to fans

    Louis: Sport simplified after listening to fans

    Monday 20th November 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches Promoter Chris Louis says the sport has been simplified for 2018 after listening to what the fans want. Club bosses held the annual AGM in Tenerife over the weekend as it was confirmed that the Witches would compete in the SGB Championship once again with Lakeside Hammers joining the division. Set nights have been introduced in the Premiership on...

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  • KOC Final Report: Ipswich 45-45 Peterborough

    KOC Final 2nd Leg Report: Ipswich 45-45 Peterborough (88-92)

    Friday 27th October 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches agonisingly lost the Knockout Cup final at Foxhall as injuries struck again during a 45-45 draw at Foxhall on Thursday. Following a 47-43 defeat at the East of England Arena and Events Centre on Sunday, the Witches had four points to make up at Foxhall and they had cancelled that out after five heats following a positive start...

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  • Heeps: Fans support means so much

    Heeps: Fans' support means so much

    Wednesday 25th October 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches rider Cameron Heeps is hoping for a large and vocal crowd at Foxhall Stadium on Thursday night when they face Peterborough Panthers in the second leg of the Knockout Cup final. The Witches have a four-point deficit to overcome on the night and the Australian admitted that the support of the fans can play a big part during the...

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  • Meeting Preview: Ipswich v Peterborough (KOC Final 2nd Leg)

    Meeting Preview: Ipswich v Peterborough (KOC Final 2nd Leg)

    Tuesday 24th October 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches bring the 2017 season to a close with the deciding leg of the Knockout Cup final at Foxhall against local rivals Peterborough on Thursday (7.30pm). The two sides met at the East of England Arena and Events Centre on Sunday where the Witches produced a fantastic comeback to lose by just four in a 47-43 defeat despite losing...

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  • Hawkins: An amazing effort

    Hawkins: An amazing effort

    Sunday 22nd October 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches Team Manager Ritchie Hawkins hailed his side’s performance as a five-man side fought back to lose by just four points at Peterborough in the Knockout Cup final first leg on Sunday. Rory Schlein withdrew following a crash in his first ride, leaving the Witches with just five riders for the remainder of the meeting. The Panthers built up a...

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  • Report: Peterborough 47-43 Ipswich (KOC Final 1st Leg)

    Report: Peterborough 47–43 Ipswich (KOC Final 1st Leg)

    Sunday 22nd October 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches produced a battling and spirited performance as they went down to a 47-43 defeat at Peterborough in the first leg of the Knockout Cup final on Sunday. The Witches welcomed back Rory Schlein and Kyle Newman for the meeting but lost Schlein to injury as he fell in his first ride, with rider replacement already in operation it...

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  • Knockout Cup Final 1st Leg Preview: Peterborough v Ipswich

    Knockout Cup Final 1st Leg Preview: Peterborough v Ipswich

    Saturday 21st October 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches face local rivals Peterborough Panthers in the Knockout Cup final with the first leg at the East of England Arena & Events Centre on Sunday (5.00pm). The Witches confirmed their place in the final after beating Championship champions Sheffield last week and were awaiting the winners of the semi-final between Glasgow and Peterborough. The Suffolk side were made...

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  • Report: Riders Individual Championship

    Report: Riders Individual Championship

    Sunday 15th October 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches captain Danny King scored six points at the Riders Individual Championship at Glasgow on Saturday, which was not enough to progress to the semi-final. King, who has been suffering from illness all week and has endured a busy schedule, made the long trip north and battled to six points from five rides. Berwick’s Nick Morris won on the night...

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  • Preview: Championship Riders Individual

    Preview: Championship Riders Individual

    Friday 13th October 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches captain Danny King completes a busy week in Scotland with the Championship Riders Individual event at Glasgow on Saturday (7.00pm). The Witches skipper has been drawn at number five. The competition moves away from its familiar home at Sheffield to Glasgow in 2017 after Simon Stead won last year’s title on home soil as the Witches’ sole representative King...

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  • Hawkins: We want a trophy for our efforts

    Hawkins: We want a trophy for our efforts

    Friday 13th October 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches Team Manager Ritchie Hawkins was delighted with his side’s performance as they beat champions Sheffield 55-35 to progress to the Knockout Cup final 94-86 on aggregate. Without the injured Rory Schlein, Kyle Newman and Justin Sedgmen, the Witches started strongly and finished the job off with a heat to spare and Hawkins praised his side’s efforts. “It was a brilliant...

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  • Report: Ipswich 55-35 Sheffield

    Report: Ipswich 55-35 Sheffield (94-86 on aggregate)

    Friday 13th October 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches produced a terrific comeback to beat Sheffield 55-35 at Foxhall and progress to the Knockout Cup final after a 94-86 aggregate win. The home side had 12 points to make up after defeat at Owlerton on Thursday and they started the meeting in dominant fashion building a 10 point lead after just four heats to give the home...

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