The 2008 Speedway Conference League was the third tier/division of British speedway.[1]

Summary

The title was won by Weymouth Wildcats who won the play offs.[2]

Final league table

Pos Team Played HW HD HL AW AD AL F A Pts
1 Plymouth Devils 14 7 0 0 2 0 5 709 569 20
2 Boston Barracuda-Braves 14 6 1 0 2 0 5 713 565 19
3 Redcar Cubs 14 7 0 0 1 1 5 657 614 18
4 Weymouth Wildcats 14 7 0 0 1 0 6 688 588 17
5 Scunthorpe Saints 14 7 0 0 1 0 6 637 629 17
6 Buxton Hitmen 14 6 0 1 1 0 6 605 669 15
7 Rye House Cobras 14 6 0 1 0 0 7 614 663 12
8 Sittingbourne Crusaders 14 1 0 6 0 0 7 472 798 2

Play-offs

  Semi Finals Grand Final
                         
Boston 44 48 92  
Redcar 46 45 91  
    Boston 45 23 68
  Weymouth 46 67 113
Weymouth 56 44 100
Plymouth 38 46 84  

Conference League Knockout Cup

The 2008 Conference League Knockout Cup was the 11th edition of the Knockout Cup for tier three teams. Plymouth Devils were the winners.[3]

First Round

Date Team One Score Team Two
03/05 Rye House 59-33 Sittingbourne
11/05 Sittingbourne 42-47 Rye House
21/06 Weymouth 47-45 Plymouth
10/07 Plymouth 51-42 Weymouth
08/06 Boston 51-43 Redcar
14/06 Redcar 45-45 Boston
26/05 Scunthorpe 52-41 Buxton
08/06 Buxton 50-41 Scunthorpe

Semi Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
28/09 Boston 56-35 Scunthorpe
10/10 Scunthorpe 45-48 Boston
18/07 Plymouth 57-36 Rye House
10/08 Rye House 56-37 Plymouth

Final

Date Team One Score Team Two
19/10 Boston 50-39 Plymouth
24/10 Plymouth 59-33 Boston

Other Honours

  • Conference Trophy - Plymouth 94 Boston 88
  • Conference league pairs - 1st Boston; 2nd Redcar
  • Conference league fours - Weymouth 13, Redcar 12, Sittingbourne 7, Scunthorpe 4
  • Conference League Riders' Championship - Benji Compton (Redcar)

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "2008 tables". Speedway GB.
  2. ^ "Final table". Speedway archive.
  3. ^ "Conference League Knockout Cup Winners". Speedway Archive.