The 1984 British League season was the 20th season of the British League, the top tier of speedway in the UK since 1965.[1]

Summary

Ipswich Witches won the league.[2]

Final table

Team PL W D L Pts
Ipswich Witches 30 25 2 3 52
Belle Vue Aces 29 23 3 3 49
Cradley Heath Heathens 30 21 2 7 44
Reading Racers 30 17 1 12 35
Sheffield Tigers 30 15 0 15 30
King's Lynn Stars 30 15 0 15 30
Wimbledon Dons 30 15 0 15 30
Oxford Cheetahs 30 14 1 15 29
Swindon Robins 29 12 2 15 26
Wolverhampton Wolves 30 13 0 17 26
Eastbourne Eagles 30 12 1 17 25
Coventry Bees 30 11 2 17 24
Poole Pirates 30 10 1 19 21
Halifax Dukes 30 9 3 18 21
Exeter Falcons 30 8 2 20 18
Newcastle Diamonds 30 9 0 21 18

M = Matches; W = Wins; D = Draws; L = Losses; Pts = Total Points

Leading averages

Rider Team Average
Denmark Hans Nielsen Oxford 10.76
England Chris Morton Belle Vue 10.31
Sweden Reading 10.05
Australia Phil Crump Swindon 9.94
United States Dennis Sigalos Wolverhampton 9.87
United States Shawn Moran Sheffield 9.85
England Simon Wigg Oxford 9.69
Australia Billy Sanders Ipswich 9.69
Denmark Erik Gundersen Cradley Heath 9.54
New Zealand Mitch Shirra Reading 9.26


British League Knockout Cup

The 1984 British League Knockout Cup was the 46th edition of the Knockout Cup for tier one teams. Ipswich Witches were the winners.[3]

First Round

Date Team One Score Team Two
15/07 Eastbourne 41-36 Poole
30/06 Swindon 36-42 Ipswich
29/06 Exeter 32-46 Wolverhampton
28/06 Wimbledon 46-32 Coventry
25/06 Reading 41-36 Cradley Heath
18/06 Wolverhampton 45-33 Exeter
16/06 Coventry 52-26 Wimbledon
09/06 Cradley Heath 46-32 Reading
09/06 Kings Lynn 49-29 Newcastle
07/06 Ipswich 45-33 Swindon
06/06 Poole 37-41 Eastbourne
12/05 Halifax 37-41 Sheffield
05/05 Belle Vue 53-25 Oxford
26/04 Sheffield 49-29 Halifax

Quarter Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
16/09 Eastbourne 42-34 Kings Lynn
06/09 Sheffield 40-38 Wolverhampton
01/09 Belle Vue 50-28 Coventry
27/08 Coventry 42-36 Belle Vue
25/08 Kings Lynn 57-21 Eastbourne
10/08 Wolverhampton 42-36 Sheffield
26/07 Ipswich 46-32 Cradley Heath
25/07 Cradley Heath 40-38 Ipswich

Semi Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
14/10 Belle Vue 56-22 Wolverhampton
05/10 Wolverhampton 40-38 Belle Vue
27/09 Ipswich 57-21 Kings Lynn
26/09 Kings Lynn 44-34 Ipswich

Final

Date Team One Score Team Two
28/10 Ipswich 47-31 Belle Vue
27/10 Belle Vue 33-45 Ipswich

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.
  2. ^ "1984 league tables". Speedway GB.
  3. ^ "1984 British League Knockout Cup". Speedway archive.