Hammer time for the Robins

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins rider Troy Batchelor in action last night

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

SWINDON Robins boss Alun Rossiter heaped praise on his riders for ruthlessly refusing to let the elements stand between them and maximum points last night.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Lakeside Hammers

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6:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Join sports writer Dan Barnes for live updates from Swindon Robins' Elite League meeting with Lakeside Hammers at the Abbey Stadium form 7.30pm

Kildemand gets Grand Prix wildcard

Swindon Advertiser: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

2:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SWINDON Robins ace Peter Kildemand has been given a chance to build on his Copenhagen heroics after being handed the wild card for the Nordic FIM Speedway Grand Prix at Vojens Speedway Center on September 13.

KING'S LYNN STARS 44 SWINDON ROBINS 43: Rosco is left fuming again

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

ALUN Rossiter was left fuming by another referee decision that he felt cost his side victory at Elite League leaders King’s Lynn Stars.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: King's Lynn Stars v Swindon Robins

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6:16pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Join sports reporter Michael Reeves as he brings all the news from Swindon Robins' Elite League meet at King's Lynn Stars.

Dakota moved to four as Rosco sees a form boost

Swindon Advertiser: New Robins' man Dakota North

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ALUN Rossiter is hoping to utilise Dakota North’s good form by moving him to number four as the Robins travel to King’s Lynn tonight.

UPDATE: Lakeside Hammer match rained off

Swindon Advertiser: Local speedway

11:32am Monday 25th August 2014

SWINDON Robins meeting tonight with Lakeside Hammers has been postponed due to rain with the fixture now moved to this Thursday, August 28.

Pete returns to boost Robins as they host Lakeside

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 25th August 2014

ROBINS chief Alun Rossiter expects his team to receive a boost from the return of number one Peter Kildemand as the Elite League play-off battle wears on.

SWINDON ROBINS 52 KING'S LYNN STARS 41

Swindon Advertiser: Dakota North in action on his debut against Eastbourne. Picture: Ian Lewis

5:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

DAKOTA North was the star of the show as the Robins dominated a dismal King’s Lynn Stars to take maximum points at Blunsdon.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v King's Lynn Stars

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6:07pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Adver sports writer TOM BASSAM brings you coverage from Swindon Robins' meeting with King's Lynn Stars

Rosco hopes for home joy

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

SWINDON Robins team manager Alun Rossiter is planning to make the most of their home advantage in the final few weeks of the campaign to reach the Elite League play-offs.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Coventry Bees 53 Swindon Robins 40

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7:09pm Monday 18th August 2014

Build-up, live meeting updates and reaction from the Robins' trip to Coventry to take on the Bees.

COVENTRY BEES 53 SWINDON ROBINS 40: Rosco left livid by "joke" of a refereeing display

Swindon Advertiser:

11:44pm Monday 18th August 2014

SWINDON Robins lost 53-40 at Coventry last night, but the televised meeting was overshadowed by the performance of referee Dave Robinson, whose bizarre decisions ruined the visitors’ hopes of claiming any points and left Swindon boss Alun Rossiter livid.

Nathan knows he has plenty to prove

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

NATHAN Greaves knows better than anyone he still has plenty of work to do despite impressive showings in the Robins’ last two home meetings.

It’s an uphill battle as Kildemand misses out

Swindon Advertiser: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

SWINDON Robins will face yet another uphill battle at Brandon this evening as they take on Coventry Bees without number one Peter Kildemand.

Coming good at the right time

Swindon Advertiser: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

SKIPPER Troy Batchelor believes the Robins are coming good at the right time as they prepare to take on play-off rivals Coventry this evening.

It's in our Hans

Swindon Advertiser: Hans Andersen

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

HANS Andersen doesn’t see Coventry Bees and Swindon Robins scrapping for a play-off place during the final weeks of the season, with the two teams meeting at Brandon tonight.

Batchelor makes the semis in Latvia

Swindon Advertiser: Troy  Batchelor

4:13pm Sunday 17th August 2014

SWINDON captain Troy Batchelor enjoyed an encouraging afternoon as he made the semi-finals of the Latvian GP.

Robins to use rider replacement at Brandon

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

10:45am Sunday 17th August 2014

SWINDON Robins will use rider replacement at number one tomorrow night at Coventry due to the continued absence of Peter Kildemand.

Latvian GP postponed

Swindon Advertiser: Troy Batchelor battles with NKI in the first corner. PICTURE COURTESY OF SGP

1:55pm Saturday 16th August 2014

TROY Batchelor will have to wait a little longer for his first crack at the Latvian GP after tonight's meeting was postponed.

Batch has two shots to retain his GP spot

Swindon Advertiser: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

ROBINS’ skipper Troy Batchelor believes the next two Grand Prixs will decide whether or not he will retain his place for next season The Aussie currently sits 13th in the standings, 10 points behind Krzysztof Kasprzak who holds the final spot in the top eight which provides an automatic place for next year’s series.

SWINDON ROBINS 56 EASTBOURNE EAGLES 36: Russell-ing up a beauty

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

HIS Swindon side may have blitzed Eastbourne by 20 points to move back into the Elite League play-off places last night, but team manager Alun Rossiter reserved the most praise for the Abbey Stadium track.

Live SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins 56 Eastbourne Eagles 36

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7:16pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Build-up, live meeting updates and reaction from the Robins' home clash with Eastbourne.

Kildemand out for another week

Swindon Advertiser: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

9:46pm Thursday 14th August 2014

SWINDON Robins are set to be without number one Peter Kildemand for another week, after the Dane was again signed off by a doctor following his crash in Poland on Sunday.

North star's rising

Swindon Advertiser: Dakota North in action on his debut against Eastbourne. Picture: Ian Lewis

5:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

DAKOTA North is hopeful he is coming into form at just the right time as the Robins’ thoughts begin to shift towards a potential play-off campaign.

Woodward expects Eagles to soar after recent victory

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

EASTBOURNE skipper Cameron Woodward is hopeful his Eagles can secure a long-awaited away victory when they travel to Swindon this evening.

Former skipper Anderson guesting for Robins

Swindon Advertiser: Hans Andersen

8:37pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

FORMER Robins’ captain Hans Andersen will be back in the Kevlar of Swindon as they take on Eastbourne Eagles at Blunsdon tomorrow night.

EASTBOURNE EAGLES 53 SWINDON ROBINS 40: Difficult Passengers

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

BOSS Alun Rossiter admitted his Robins side carried too many passengers once again as they went down to 53-40 defeat at Eastbourne last night.

Confidence flows with Eagles on the horizon

Swindon Advertiser: Robins' boss Alun Rossiter

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

ROBINS boss Alun Rossiter is confident his side can make big strides towards the Elite League play-offs this week as they prepare for home and away meetings with Eastbourne.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Eastbourne Eagles v Swindon Robins

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7:15pm Monday 11th August 2014

Build-up, live meeting updates and reaction from the Robins' trip to the south coast to take on Eastbourne.

Your chance to meet Dak and Simon

Swindon Advertiser: Simon Gustafsson will be given time by Robins' boss Alun Rossiter

10:39pm Monday 11th August 2014

DAKOTA North and Simon Gustafsson are the star attractions at the latest Meet the Rider night held by the Robins Pit Crew.

The runners and riders in the Elite League play-offs

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 11th August 2014

SWINDON Robins are going to make the play-offs, comfortably.

Greaves’ form pleasing for Worrall

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 11th August 2014

FLYING reserve Steve Worrall was pleased to see Nathan Greaves enjoy his best night in a Robins’ race suit, even though it hit him in the pocket.

Simon aiming big as he returns to a former nest

Swindon Advertiser: Simon Gustafsson will be given time by Robins' boss Alun Rossiter

5:30am Monday 11th August 2014

SIMON Gustafsson is hopeful of a repeat performance on his second return to former club Eastbourne, with the Swede targeting a rare away success.

Second string plays the tune in the Morris band

Swindon Advertiser: Nick Morris

5:30am Monday 11th August 2014

NICK Morris can feel a boost in confidence running through him after just two meetings back at second string.

Kildemand absent after Poland crash

Swindon Advertiser: Peter Kildemand led the way for Swindon Robins with 16 points but could not prevent defeat against Lakeside.	Picture: Leslie Aubrey

10:02pm Sunday 10th August 2014

SWINDON Robins will be without number one Peter Kildemand for their two meetings with Eastbourne this week after a crash in Poland this afternoon.

Kildemand second in Danish Championship

Swindon Advertiser: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

9:18pm Friday 8th August 2014

SWINDON number one Peter Kildemand has this evening finished second in the Danish Championship, behind winner Niels-Kristian Iversen.

SWINDON ROBINS 55 LAKESIDE HAMMERS 37: Rosco delighted by Hammer-ing

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 8th August 2014

ALUN Rossiter was a happy man after his Swindon Robins side surged into the Elite League play-off places last night, as a well-rounded team performance saw them comfortably dispose of Lakeside 55-37.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins 55 Lakeside Hammers 37

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5:15pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Build-up, live meeting updates and reaction from the Robins home clash against Lakeside.

Gustafsson misses out on Swedish final spot

Swindon Advertiser: Simon Gustafsson

12:11pm Thursday 7th August 2014

SWINDON Swede Simon Gustafsson missed out on a spot in the Swedish Championship final last night.

Greaves overcomes injury to take his place against Lakeside

Swindon Advertiser: Sixteen-year-old Nathan Greaves of the Swindon Robins battles ahead of Charles Wright of Belle Vue.Picture: Ian Lewis

12:03pm Thursday 7th August 2014

SWINDON Robins have been boosted by the news that reserve Nathan Greaves has declared himself fit for tonight's Elite League clash with Lakeside. Greaves crashed out of last night's defeat at Poole in Heat nine, leaving him with a thumb ligament injury, but after inititally ruling himself out of action the young reserve is fit afterall.

SPEEDWAY LIVE: Poole Pirates 56 Swindon Robins 35

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3:03pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Build-up, live meeting updates and reaction from the Robins' trip to Dorset to take on Poole.

Injured Greaves out of Hammers clash

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Nathan Greaves

10:54pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

SWINDON Robins will be without reserve Nathan Greaves against Lakeside tomorrow after the youngster was injured in this evening's 56-35 defeat at Poole.

POOLE PIRATES 56 SWINDON ROBINS 35: Birthday boy Maciej Poles apart for Pirates

Swindon Advertiser:

11:09pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

BIRTHDAY boy Maciej Janowski was Swindon’s nemesis last night as his paid maximum inspired the Pirates to a 56-35 home victory over a stuttering Robins team.

The play-offs are there for the taking

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter looking pensive at Monday''s meet in Birmingham

5:30am Wednesday 6th August 2014

ALUN Rossiter has insisted a play-off spot is there for the taking for his Swindon side as they return from the World Cup break tonight.

A change could do Nick good

Swindon Advertiser: Robins' rider Nick Morris

5:30am Wednesday 6th August 2014

NICK Morris is hoping a move down the Swindon Robins pecking order will give him a vital confidence boost going into the business end of the season.

World Cup winner PK is still on a high

Swindon Advertiser: Kildemand.jpg

7:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

NUMBER one Peter Kildemand goes into tomorrow night's meeting at Poole still on a crest of a wave after helping Denmark to World Cup glory at the weekend.

Rosco optimistic after making big strides

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

5:30am Monday 4th August 2014

ALUN Rossiter began planning for a bright future with Great Britain even before Saturday night’s World Cup final.

Ritchings still targeting a bike return in September

Swindon Advertiser: Darryl Ritchings..jpg

5:30am Monday 4th August 2014

DARRYL Ritchings is still intent on a track return next month as he continues to recover from the horror crash which ended his season in April.

Kildemand's Denmark rule the World as GB miss the medals

Swindon Advertiser:

8:24pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

ALUN Rossiter’s Great Britain side missed out on a World Cup medal this evening as Peter Kildemand’s Denmark claimed gold on a dramatic night in Bydgoszcz.



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