Swindon Robins axe Klindt

Swindon Advertiser: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Monday 21st April 2014

IMPORT Nicolai Klindt has paid the price of a poor start to the Elite League with Swindon Robins showing the Dane the exit door.

Two meetings in one day is an experience to say the least

5:30am Monday 21st April 2014

WHEN I was told that I was going to be covering the speedway while our very own Andy Warren was away the first thing that crossed my mind was that I knew little about the sport.

Double trouble for Robins against Pirates

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins rider Simon Gustafsson in action last night at Blunsdon

5:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

SWINDON Robins team manager Alun Rossiter cut a disappointed figure as he watched his side slumped to consecutive defeats to Poole Pirates on Good Friday.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Poole Pirates

Swindon Advertiser: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Peterborough Panthers v Swindon Robins

6:39pm Friday 18th April 2014

Join sports reporter Michael Reeves for all the action of Swindon Robins' second meeting with Poole Pirates this Good Friday.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Poole Pirate v Swindon Robins

Swindon Advertiser: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Peterborough Panthers v Swindon Robins

10:33am Friday 18th April 2014

Join sports reporter Michael Reeves as he brings you all the action from Swindon Robins' Elite League and Elite Shield double-header.

Ritchings is out of sedation

Swindon Advertiser: Darryl Ritchings signs his contract with the BSPA

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

DARRYL Ritchings is starting to show signs of improvement after the injured Swindon Robins rider was brought out of sedation.

SPEEDWAY: Swindon Robin 45, Poole Pirates 47

Swindon Advertiser: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Peterborough Panthers v Swindon Robins

10:34pm Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON Robins suffered their second defeat in a day to Poole Pirates as the visitors claimed a thrilling 47-45 success at the Abbey Stadium.

SPEEDWAY: Poole Pirates 56, Swindon Robins 34

Swindon Advertiser: Troy Batchelor manages to stay upright in heat seven

1:24pm Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON Robins suffered a heavy Elite League defeat in the opening leg of their double-header at Poole Pirates.

Rosco’s concern over early start

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter at last night's meeting

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON Robins team manager Alun Rossiter says that the biggest problem he will have in today’s double-header with Poole Pirates is making sure that his young riders have managed to drag themselves out of bed in time.

Injured Ritchings is out of sedation

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter with Darryl Ritchings

10:53am Thursday 17th April 2014

INJURED Swindon Robins rider Darryl Ritchings has been successfully brought out of sedation at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital.

Robins' Worrall available to tackle Pirates

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins rider Steve Worrall

8:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

SWINDON Robins have been boosted by the news that reserve rider Steve Worrall will be available for the away leg of Good Friday’s Poole Pirates.

Kilby raising funds for injured Robins rider Ritchings

Swindon Advertiser: Lee Kilby

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LEE Kilby will be donning kevlars and taking to a pushbike on Good Friday in an effort to raise money for injured Swindon speedway star Darryl Ritchings.

SPEEDWAY: Elite Shield is up for grabs

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

6:37pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THERE is silverware up for grabs in Swindon Robins’ double-header with Poole Pirates on Good Friday after it was confirmed yesterday that both sides will also compete for the postponed Elite Shield.

THE NICOLAI KLINDT COLUMN: Double-header is a tough ask

Swindon Advertiser: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ON Friday we’re riding in the double-header against Poole Pirates.

Compton drafted in for absent Worrall

Swindon Advertiser: Bradford-based Benji Compton shows who is number one as he clutches the Conference League Riders' Championship. Picture: Mike Hinves

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SWINDON Robins have drafted in Benji Compton to replace the unavailable Steve Worrall for Good Friday’s Elite League double-header with Poole Pirates.

Compton replaces Worrall for Good Friday meetings

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins rider Steve Worrall

4:22pm Monday 14th April 2014

SWINDON Robins have drafted in Benji Compton at reserve for their Good Friday double-header with Poole Pirates.

THE ANDY WARREN COLUMN: Why I love Elite League double-headers

Swindon Advertiser: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Peterborough Panthers

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

AS soon as the Elite League fixtures were published I was immediately drawn to the home and away double-header between the Robins and Poole.

TAPES-UP: A peek inside Nicolai Klindt's workshop

Swindon Advertiser: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

WHILE the top level of speedway is expanding into the bright lights of the Friends Arena in Stockholm, PARKEN in Copenhagen and Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, there is a slightly less glamorous side to the sport which fans don’t get to see.

Batchelor expecting quieter week following GP bow

Swindon Advertiser: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

TROY Batchelor will have a quieter time this week after flying halfway around the world and back again prior to returning to help Swindon Robins claim their first win of the Elite League season.

Greenwood after more Blunsdon practice

Swindon Advertiser: Dan Greenwood, who made his debut for the Swindon Robins on Thursday. Picture: Ian Lewis

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

NEW recruit Dan Greenwood is hoping to get more time on the Blunsdon track after being thrown in at the deep end last week.

Troy dedicates first win to injured Darryl

Swindon Advertiser: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

TROY Batchelor has dedicated Swindon Robins first win of the Elite League season to injured teammate Darryl Ritchings.

Robins up and running

Swindon Advertiser: Peter Kildemand and Nicolai Kilndt celebrate as Robins get their first of the season

5:30am Friday 11th April 2014

ROBINS boss Alun Rossiter got the answers he wanted from certain members of his side during last night’s comfortable 57-36 victory over an under-power Belle Vue Aces side.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Belle Vue Aces

Swindon Advertiser: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Peterborough Panthers v Swindon Robins

6:22pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Live updates from the Abbey Stadium as the Robins take on Belle Vue.

Belle Vue’s Worrall backs his brother to make progress with Robins in 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Belle Vue star Richie Worrall

5:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

BELLE Vue star Richie Worrall has backed his brother Steve to make major strides in his career during 2014 after rediscovering his hunger for the sport.

Aces blessed with fantastic four - Rosco

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

5:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

ALUN Rossiter admitted Belle Vue’s power-packed top four will give his Robins side a difficult night when the two teams meet at Blunsdon this evening.

Fans urged to support Darryl

Swindon Advertiser: Darryl Ritchings

10:57am Wednesday 9th April 2014

SWINDON Robins fans will be given the chance to show their support for injured rider Darryl Ritchings at tomorrow night's meeting with Belle Vue.

Rosco to take control of Panthers

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

9:57pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

SWINDON Robins' boss Alun Rossiter is set for a temporary switch of clubs after agreeing to lead Peterborough Panters in their Premier League Cup trip to Somerset on Friday (April 11).

NICOLAI KLINDT COLUMN: Blunsdon track didn’t do us any favours last week

Swindon Advertiser: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

AS a home team you should really have the track prepared for our liking but that wasn’t the case on Thursday.

UPDATE: Aces clash postponed

Swindon Advertiser: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Peterborough Panthers v Swindon Robins

8:28am Monday 7th April 2014

SWINDON Robins' scheduled Elite League clash with Belle Vue tonight has been postponed.

THE ANDY WARREN COLUMN: Can't stop thinking about Darryl

Swindon Advertiser: Darryl Ritchings

5:30am Monday 7th April 2014

I KNOW I’m not the only one who hasn’t been able to stop thinking about Darryl Ritchings this weekend.

Injured Darryl still in Robins' thoughts

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter with Darryl Ritchings

5:30am Monday 7th April 2014

ALUN Rossiter admitted injured reserve Darryl Ritchings will be at the forefront of the Robins’ thoughts at Belle Vue tonight but insisted his riders can’t afford to think about their teammate too much during the meeting.

Family rivalry for Steve

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins rider Steve Worrall

5:30am Monday 7th April 2014

STEVE Worrall has lived in the shadow of his twin brother Richie for most of his speedway career but, as the pair prepare to meet tonight, the Robins reserve is looking to emerge and make a name for himself.

Greenwood hopes to make his mark for Swindon Robins

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins rider Dan Greenwood

5:30am Monday 7th April 2014

NEW signing Dan Greenwood is determined to make the most of his shot at the Elite League despite admitting he would rather be doing so in happier circumstances.

Reade excited to be riding against Robins

Swindon Advertiser: Belle Vue's Ben Reade

5:30am Monday 7th April 2014

BEN Reade will make his Elite League debut against his hometown club this evening, but the Belle Vue rider is disappointed not to be able to ride on home turf when the Aces travel to Swindon for the return meeting on Thursday.

Korneliussen Mad about Swindon Robins return

Swindon Advertiser: Mads Korneliussen

5:30am Monday 7th April 2014

MADS Korneliussen is looking forward to a rare outing for his parent club this evening as he prepares to guest for Swindon at Belle Vue.

Worrall impresses again

Swindon Advertiser: Steve Worrall is not available at Lakeside tomorrow night

9:21pm Saturday 5th April 2014

ROBINS reserve Steve Worrall enjoyed another impressive Premier League outing this evening.

SGP: Batch misses out on semi spot

Swindon Advertiser: Troy  Batchelor

8:43am Saturday 5th April 2014

SWINDON Robins skipper Troy Batchelor missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the opening Grand Prix of the season in New Zealand this morning.

LATEST: Ritchings stable in intensive care with brain bruising

Swindon Advertiser: Darryl Ritchings

6:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

DOCTORS in Oxford are set to try and wake Swindon Robins rider Darryl Ritchings from sedation today following his crash at Blunsdon on Thursday night.

Friday night delight for Robins trio

Swindon Advertiser: Steve Worrall is not available at Lakeside tomorrow night

12:17am Saturday 5th April 2014

SWINDON Robins reserves Steve Worrall and Dan Greenwood both enjoyed impressive evenings while riding for their other British sides on Friday night.

Darryl moved to Oxford following crash

Swindon Advertiser: Darryl Ritchings signs his contract with the BSPA

10:24am Friday 4th April 2014

ROBINS reserve Darryl Ritchings is being transferred to an Oxford hospital for specialist treatment after sustaining a broken ankle in last night’s home defeat by Coventry.

Hans backs Troy to make the grade

Swindon Advertiser: Hans Andersen performed well in Cardiff PICTURE BY LES AUBREY

4:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

HANS Andersen has backed his friend and former Swindon teammate Troy Batchelor to cope with the step up in class as he begins his Grand Prix career.

SWINDON ROBINS 26 COVENTRY BEES 36: Robins boss slams referee after home defeat

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins rider Darryl Ritching after his crash last night

5:30am Friday 4th April 2014

ALUN Rossiter was left angered by the actions of referee Dave Robinson after Swindon Robins’ 36-26 home loss to Coventry Bees last night.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Coventry Bees

Swindon Advertiser: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Peterborough Panthers v Swindon Robins

3:41pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Build-up, live meeting updates and reaction as the Robins take on Coventry in the Elite League.

Ex-Robin Hans Andersen is expecting fond reception

Swindon Advertiser: Hans Andersen and Peter Kildemand are keen on a return to Blunsdon

5:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

FORMER Robins skipper Hans Andersen is expecting a good reception from the Swindon faithful when he returns to the Abbey Stadium with Coventry tonight.

Pedersen is Bjarne ready, says Robins' Nicolai

Swindon Advertiser: Bjarne Pedersen knows he is under pressure to produce

5:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

BJARNE Pedersen will do the business for Swindon Robins this evening, according to his fellow Dane Nicolai Klindt.

NICOLAI KLINDT COLUMN: New race format is confusing and I don’t think I like it

Swindon Advertiser: Nicolai Klindt

5:30am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

FRIDAY night at Lakeside was the first time I have ridden under the new race format and I have to say it was very confusing.

Stadium work won’t halt speedway races

Swindon Advertiser: Stadium work won’t halt speedway races

5:30am Tuesday 1st April 2014

THE owners of the Abbey Stadium have moved to ease fans’ fears that Speedway racing will be stopped for a year while the new site is built.

Rossiter reveals guests for upcoming meetings

Swindon Advertiser: Confident: Mads Korneliussen

5:30am Tuesday 1st April 2014

ALUN Rossiter has selected two Danes to cover for missing skipper Troy Batchelor while he is away on Grand Prix duty.

Ritchings hoping to Star at King's Lynn

Swindon Advertiser: Darryl Ritchings signs his contract with the BSPA

5:30am Tuesday 1st April 2014

WHILE Darryl Ritchings’ main focus is on scoring points in his first season of Elite League racing, the Purton teenager also has lofty targets as he begins another campaign in British speedway’s bottom division.

Troy's time to shine as GP debut nears

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Troy Batchelor

5:30am Monday 31st March 2014

TROY Batchelor has boarded hundreds of flight and travelled all over the world to ride his speedway bike during his nine-year career to date, but admits his latest trip will be nothing like he’s experienced before.






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