Lions v The Eagles – Meeting Preview

Eastbourne Speedway are looking to boost their bid to gatecrash the end-of-season Championship Play Offs by taking points from a trip to Leicester tonight (August 14).

The HG Aerospace Eagles are just outside the top six teams which will contest the end-of-season shoot-out to determine the league title.

Team manager Trevor Geer said: “We have work to do to get into the top six after slip-ups at home.

“Taking points on the road is vital and getting something at defending champions, Leicester, would start putting the heat on those clubs holding the top six places at the moment.”

Tapes up at The Paul Chapman & Sons Arena is at 7pm.


Leicester Lions:

Hans Andersen, Dan Thompson, Kyle Howarth, Nick Morris, Ryan Douglas, Joe Thompson, Zaine Kennedy.

Eastbourne Eagles:

Richard Lawson, Kyle Newman, Edward Kennett, Tom Brennan, Lewis Kerr, Drew Kemp, Nathan Ablitt.

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