In 1988 the National League, also known as British League Division Two, was the second tier of speedway racing in the United Kingdom.[1]

Summary

The league champions that year were Hackney Kestrels.[2]

Final table

Team PL W D L Pts
Hackney Kestrels 30 26 2 2 54
Poole Pirates 30 20 1 9 41
Eastbourne Eagles 30 17 2 11 36
Wimbledon Dons 30 17 2 11 36
Berwick Bandits 30 17 2 11 36
Milton Keynes Knights 30 17 2 11 36
Stoke Potters 30 16 0 14 32
Peterborough Panthers 30 15 1 14 31
Arena Essex Hammers 30 15 1 14 31
Glasgow Tigers 30 13 2 15 28
Edinburgh Monarchs 30 14 0 16 28
Exeter Falcons 30 12 0 18 24
Mildenhall Fen Tigers 30 10 1 19 21
Rye House Rockets 30 8 1 21 17
Middlesbrough Tigers 30 7 1 22 15
Long Eaton Invaders 30 7 0 23 14

Leading averages

Rider Team Average
Mark Loram Hackney 10.34
Steve Schofield Poole 10.22
Mel Taylor Mildenhall 10.11
Mark Courtney Berwick 10.07
Kenny McKinna Glasgow 10.05
Gordon Kennett Eastbourne 9.97
Andy Galvin Hackney 9.86
Martin Goodwin Arena Essex 9.68
Andy Buck Eastbourne 9.56
Mick Poole Peterborough 9.52
Mark Fiora Middlesbrough 9.45

National League Knockout Cup

The 1988 National League Knockout Cup was the 21st edition of the Knockout Cup for tier two teams. Hackney Kestrels were the winners of the competition.

First Round

Date Team One Score Team Two

Quarter Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two

Semi Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two

Final

Date Team One Score Team Two
7 Oct Hackney ? Wimbledon
? Wimbledon ? Hackney

Aggregate - Hackney 110 Wimbledon 82

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.
  2. ^ Oakes, P.(2006). Speedway Star Almanac. ISBN 0-9552376-1-0