The Eastbourne Eagles are a British speedway team based near Eastbourne, England.

History

1976 Eagles

Speedway was initially introduced to Eastbourne in 1929.[1] They became Elite League Champions in 2000. They were Elite League Knockout Cup winners in 2002[2] and again in 2008.[3]

As of the 2020 season, the Eagles compete in the British SGB Championship, having competed in the Elite League until 2014 and the National League from 2015 until 2018.

Riders

2019 team

Previous seasons

Extended content

2018 team

2017 team

2016 team

2015 team

  • New Zealand Bradley Wilson-Dean
  • England Ben Hopwood
  • England Marc Owen
  • Germany Daniel Spiller
  • England Georgie Wood
  • England Richard Andrews
  • England Kelsey Dugard

2014 team

2013 team

2012 team

Notes

  1. ^ Tom Brennan was replaced in the team by Kyle Newman on 21 May 2019.
  2. ^ Ben Morley was replaced in the team by Jason Edwards on 16 July 2019.
  3. ^ Kelsey Dugard was replaced in the team by Ethan Spiller on 27 July 2018.
  4. ^ a b Kelsey Dugard and Connor Coles were replaced in the team by Matt Saul and Jake Knight on 2 June 2017.
  5. ^ Matt Saul was replaced in the team by Charlie Saunders on 3 August 2017.
  6. ^ Mark Baseby was replaced in the team by Josh Bailey on 23 August 2017.

Notable former riders

See also

References

  1. ^ Bamford, R & Jarvis J.(2001). Homes of British Speedway. ISBN 0-7524-2210-3
  2. ^ Bamford, Robert (January 2004). Tempus Speedway Yearbook 2004. NPI Media Group. ISBN 0-7524-2915-9.
  3. ^ "Eagles seal KO Cup shock". Skysports. 27 October 2008. Retrieved 28 October 2008.

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