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SIMON Gustafsson continued his stunning start to the season as Eastbournebeat Belle Vue 54-42 to take three Elite League points.Gustafsson, the son of Swedish legend Henka, scored 10+3 and Davey Watt 10+1in a solid team display. Krzyzstof Kasprzak was brilliant for Belle Vue with17.Eagles boss Trevor Geer said: "We're happy with the start we've made to thenew season and this is a good win."

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IPSWICH boss Pete Simmonds insists his side can bounce back from their toughstart to the season.The Witches suffered a narrow home defeat by Coventry on Thursday and havesuffered from injury problems in the opening weeks.Said Simmonds: "It has been a difficult start for us but I am very confidentthat we have a good squad and we will move on from here."

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 MONDAY APRIL 6

SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Belle Vue v Lakeside 7.30

ELITE LEAGUE KO CUP: Wolverhampton v Swindon 7.30

TUESDAY APRIL 7

CHALLENGE: Isle of Wight v Bournemouth 7.30

WEDNESDAY APRIL 8

PREMIER TROPHY: King's Lynn v Scunthorpe 7.30

THURSDAY APRIL 9

SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Peterborough v Ipswich 7.30, Swindon v Coventry7.30

PREMIER TROPHY: Sheffield v Redcar 7.45

FRIDAY APRIL 10

SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Belle Vue v Wolverhampton 12pm, Coventry v Swindon8pm, Eastbourne v Poole 7.30, Ipswich v Lakeside 2.15, Lakeside v Ipswich8pm, Poole v Eastbourne 1pm

PREMIER TROPHY: Birmingham v Stoke 7.30, Edinburgh v Newcastle 7.30, Redcarv Sheffield 7.30, Somerset v Scunthorpe 7.30

NATIONAL LEAGUE KO CUP: King's Lynn v Mildenhall 7.30CHALLENGE: Weymouth v Isle of Wight 7.30


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