ANNIVERSARY DATE STREAMING FEATURES CUP LIONS

Saturday May 30, 2020
Twenty years on from the first ever meeting at the Oak Tree Arena, fans will have the chance to re-live the Rebels first ever home team meeting in top flight speedway, the visit of Leicester on April 7th 2017.


By coincidence both meetings were Knockout cup fixtures, that inaugural meeting against St.Austell on June 2 2000 being at Conference League level (3rd tier of British Speedway) and the Leicester match in the Premiership version of the knockout competition.

In association with ReRun Productions and Speedway Portal that Premiership Knockout Cup action will be streamed on the Premiere service from 7.30p on Tuesday 2nd June 2020 and co-promoter Garry May remembers "this was our first test in top flight speedway and Leicester were under new promotion. They had won their opening meeting earlier that week and also pushed Wolverhampton to the wire before they came to us, so I knew we had a big task, even though they were missing Erik Riss and Josh Auty under the doubling up rules. I recall that we had suffered a league defeat at King's Lynn on the Wednesday night before this first home team match at the Oak Tree and Josh (Grajczonek) had been injured in that meeting. But thankfully he declared himself fit enough to ride and we were able to go full strength into this cup fixture. It is one worth watching on Tuesday so I hope you can all join me."

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