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Lights out at Smallbrook

Lights out at Smallbrook

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

SPEEDWAY on the Isle of Wight has been officially put on ice.

New year decision for Islanders

New year decision for Islanders

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

A DECISION on the future of the Isle of Wight's speedway side, the Wightlink Islanders, will now not be made until the new year.

A month to save speedway

A month to save speedway

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

SPEEDWAY SPEEDWAY fans have been given a month to come up with a plan to save their cash-strapped side.

Cup final woe for Islanders

Cup final woe for Islanders

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

WIGHTLINK Islanders handed Dudley Heathens only their third defeat of the season last night (Wednesday) but it was not enough to win the National League Knock-out Cup.

Islanders book final spot

Islanders book final spot

Monday, October 28, 2013

SPEEDWAY WIGHTLINK Islanders defied the odds to book their place in the National League Knock-out Cup final last week — without four of their main riders.

Islanders have to wait for finals' chance

Islanders have to wait for finals' chance

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

SPEEDWAY WIGHTLINK Islanders speedway team face an agonising wait to seal the deal and book their place in the finals of the National League Knockout Cup.

Stars force replay

Stars force replay

Thursday, October 10, 2013

SPEEDWAY Wightlink Islanders 50, Mildenhall Fen Tigers 40 (90-90 on aggregate)
WIGHTLINK Islanders pulled off an incredible win at Smallbrook Stadium on Tuesday night — and forced an incredibly rare thing in speedway, a play-off replay.

Injury-hit side fall short

Injury-hit side fall short

Friday, October 4, 2013

SPEEDWAY WIGHTLINK Islanders were unable to overturn the massive deficit from their first leg defeat by Dudley Heathens on Tuesday night, and so exited the National League play-offs at the semi-final stage.

Islanders have play-off mountain to climb

Friday, September 27, 2013

SPEEDWAY WIGHTLINK Islanders need two minor miracles to progress to the finals of the National League play-offs and the Knock-out Cup, after disappointing first-leg defeats by Dudley and Mildenhall this week.

Islanders clinch play-off spot

Islanders clinch play-off spot

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

SPEEDWAY Buxton Hitmen 45, Wightlink Islanders 44
WIGHTLINK Islanders have clinched their place in the National League play-offs, after a gutsy display at Buxton on Sunday.

Points mean playoffs

Points mean playoffs

Friday, September 6, 2013

SPEEDWAY WIGHTLINK Islanders have edged closer to securing a National League play-off spot with a win and a loss against Kent Kings.

Chase now on for vital points

Friday, August 30, 2013

SPEEDWAY WIGHTLINK Islanders had a bank holiday weekend to forget after suffering two heavy away defeats.

Islanders charge on

Islanders charge on

Thursday, August 22, 2013

SPEEDWAY Wightlink Islanders 55, Buxton Hitmen 37
WIGHTLINK Islanders posted another National League victory on Tuesday night, despite skipper Ben Hopwood being withdrawn with injury.

Islanders thump Mildenhall with stunning show

Friday, August 16, 2013

SPEEDWAY Wightlink Islanders 60, Mildenhall Fen Tigers 33
THE Wightlink Islanders got back to winning ways in some style at Smallbrook Stadium on Tuesday night, with a thumping victory over Mildenhall.

Challenge falls apart

Friday, August 9, 2013

SPEEDWAY Wightlink Islanders 37, Dudley Heathens 51
WIGHTLINK Islanders’ hopes of springing a first National League defeat on Dudley Heathens at Smallbrook ended in bizarre fashion on Tuesday night.

Injury-hit Islanders win again

Injury-hit Islanders win again

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

SPEEDWAY Wightlink Islanders 54, King’s Lynn 39
BUOYED by a weekend win at Coventry, and despite still missing three of their injured riders, the Wightlink Islanders scorched to a 15-point victory over the King’s Lynn Young Stars roared on by a big holiday crowd on Tuesday night.

'We are racing to cup glory'

Friday, July 12, 2013

SPEEDWAY Wightlink Islanders 61-32 Win 110-76 on aggregate
WIGHTLINK Islanders swept into the semi-finals of the National League KO Cup with ease on Tuesday, seeing off the challenge of speedway’s newest club, Kent Kings, at Smallbrook.

Victory marred by horror smash

Victory marred by horror smash

Friday, July 5, 2013

SPEEDWAY Wightlink Islanders 48, Coventry Storm 42
A MAGNIFICENT win against National League leaders Coventry was marred on Tuesday night when another of the Islanders’ star riders was badly hurt in a crash at Smallbrook Stadium.

Islanders' injuries mount

Islanders' injuries mount

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

SPEEDWAY WIGHTLINK Islanders’ top rider Tom Perry has been ruled out of tonight’s (Tuesday) match against National League leaders Coventry Storm at Smallbrook.

Ellis is Islanders’ star

Ellis is Islanders’ star

Friday, June 28, 2013

SPEEDWAY ADAM Ellis had a hat-trick of impressive scores in as many days, as the Wightlink Islanders continued their impressive form with two huge victories.

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