SPEEDWAY news and fixtures

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EASTBOURNE clinched the Elite League Knockout Cup with a 45-45 draw at Poole on Sunday.The Eagles had won the first leg of the Final by 22 points and therefore prevented their South coast rivals from completing a League and Cup double.Skipper Lee Richardson said: "The performance at home set us up and it just shows that when all the boys fire, we can beat anyone."

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WEYMOUTH's talented reserve Kyle Newman will be forced to miss the re-scheduled second leg of the Conference League Final at Boston on Wednesday.Newman is starting a two-month speedway scholarship in Australia and will be replaced! by Tim Webster.Wildcats manager Jem Dicken said: "To say I'm very happy with a 44 point lead would be an understatement and hopefully we'll bring the trophy back to Dorset."

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MONDAY OCTOBER 27:PROMOTION/RELEGATION RACE-OFF: Wolverhampton v Edinburgh 7.30BRITISH U18 CHAMPIONSHIP: Scunthorpe 7.30

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 29:YOUNG SHIELD FINAL: Berwick v Workington 7.45CONFERENCE LEAGUE FINAL: Boston v Weymouth 7.30

FRIDAY OCTOBER 31:SCOTTISH CUP: Edinburgh v Glasgow 7.30INDIVIDUAL: Scunthorpe 7.30INDIVIDUAL: Weymouth 7.15