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(SPEEDWAY 1)COVENTRY ran up an astonishing 63-32 away win at reigning Elite League Champions Poole on Wednesday.The buoyant Bees won 14 of the 15 races with reserve Jordan Frampton returning to his local track to score a paid maximum.Bees co-boss Peter Oakes said: "It was a magnificent all-round performance.We came here confident that we could win, but we never imagined we would do it by that margin."(SPEEDWAY 2)POOLE manager Neil Middleditch says the Pirates must look to produce an immediate response to their home hiding by Coventry.Middleditch said: "Of course I'm disappointed, I have just seen my team ridden off the race-track."But it's not worth crying over, we just have to accept that it happened and look to our next match. Don't write us off just yet as I am sure we can bounce back."


SCUNTHORPE enhanced their chances of reaching the Premier Trophy semi-finals with an impressive display to win 48-41 at Birmingham.The Scorpions collected maximum points from the meeting as they came back from six down, and skipper Magnus Karlsson reeled off five straight wins.Karlsson said: "It was a really good night for me and a good team performance in general. We got four points and we're very happy."(FIXTURES)FRIDAY APRIL 17SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Coventry v Poole 8pm, Lakeside v Eastbourne 8 pm PREMIER TROPHY: Edinburgh v Workington 7.30, Scunthorpe v Rye House 7.30, Somerset v Birmingham 7.30 YOUNG GUNS INDIVIDUAL: Weymouth 7.15

SATURDAY APRIL 18:SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Eastbourne v Lakeside 7.30 PREMIER TROPHY: Rye House v Scunthorpe 7pm, Stoke v Birmingham 7.30, Workington v Redcar 7pm NATIONAL LEAGUE: King's Lynn v Scunthorpe 7.30 DAVID MELDRUM FAREWELL, Berwick 7pm

SUNDAY APRIL 19:PREMIER TROPHY: Glasgow v Workington 4pm, Newcastle v Berwick 6.30, Newport v Stoke 2.30

MONDAY APRIL 20:SKY SPORTS ELITE LEAGUE: Swindon v Peterborough 7.30, Wolverhampton v Poole 7.30 ELITE LEAGUE KO CUP 1st round 1st leg: Belle Vue v Ipswich 7.30

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