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Adam Shields, born (8 February 1977 in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales), is an Australian international speedway rider who has ridden for multiple teams in the British speedway. He first rode in the UK for Premier League team the Isle of Wight Islanders in 2002, before stepping up to the Elite League for Eastbourne Eagles and then the Lakeside Hammers in 2007. He missed the end of the 2008 season due a number of injuries sustained during a race.On 5 May 2012, Shields announced his retirement from the sport, citing personal reasons, but returned in 2013 with Eastbourne.
Adam has appeared in the Speedway World Cup for Australia and he won the Australian Under-21 Speedway Championship in 1997.
Kurri Kurri is a small town in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Cessnock LGA. At the 2016 census, its population was 6,044. Kurri Kurri is the largest town in a group of towns and hamlets, including Stanford Merthyr, Pelaw Main, Weston, Abermain and Heddon Greta, called Kurri Kurri – Weston by the ABS. Its estimated population was 17,241 at 2016 census.
The Lakeside Hammers were a speedway team who most recently raced in the SGB Championship in 2018. They were founded by promoter Wally Mawdsley and stock car promoter Chick Woodroffe. The team were nicknamed the Hammers after the West Ham Hammers, a speedway team that closed twelve years earlier. The team's home track, the Arena Essex Raceway, closed shortly before the end of the 2018 season and the team did not compete in a league in 2019.
Joseph Screen, is a former British international speedway rider. His major speedway honours include winning the World Under-21 Championship in 1993, the British Championship in 1996 and 2004, and the British League Riders' Championship in 1992. Screen also competed in grasstrack and longtrack motorcycle racing and is a former British Masters champion.
Leicester Lions are a speedway team which originally operated from 1968 until 1983. The club returned to speedway for the 2011 Premier League season, moving up to the Elite League for the 2014 season. Before the 2019 season, the club owners took the decision to drop down to the SGB Championship.
Jamie Stauffer born 7 May 1979 in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia is a professional motorcycle racer who competes in the Australian Superbike Championship aboard a Honda CBR1000RR.
Ricky Anders Kling is a Swedish speedway rider. He made his British League debut in 2007 with Oxford, but when they closed mid-season, he then joined Lakeside Hammers. Due to team building constraints, he was forced to look elsewhere for the 2009 Elite League season, and is now riding for the Belle Vue Aces. He has recently signed a contract to ride for the Plymouth Devils for the new 2013 season in the British Premier League
David John Watt is an Australian international motorcycle speedway rider. He won the Queensland state championship in 2005 and was a member of the Australian team that finished second to Poland in the 2011 World Cup Final on 16 July at the Edward Jancarz Stadium in Poland scoring 3 of Australia's 45 points.
Jason Kevin Doyle is an Australian motorcycle speedway rider. He became World Champion in 2017. He won the 2015 Australian Solo Championship. He has also won the South Australian Championship in 2014, and the Elite League Riders' Championship and the Master of Speedway meeting in Germany in 2015.
Josh Larsen is a former American motorcycle speedway rider who was a member of the winning American 1993 Speedway World Team Cup team, rode in the 1994 World Individual Speedway Final and in the 1995 Speedway Grand Prix as permanent rider.
Justin Maxwell Sedgmen is an Australian motorcycle speedway rider. He is the son of former Australian rider Gavin Sedgmen and the grandson of Phil Sedgmen.
Samuel Peter Masters is an Australian motorcycle speedway rider who won the Premier League Riders' Championship in 2011. Masters is the reigning Australian Champion having won the Championship in January 2017.
Kyle Hughes is a British motorcycle speedway rider who currently rides for Eastbourne Eagles and has previously raced in the Premier League with Sheffield Tigers, Plymouth Devils, and Leicester Lions.
Mick Shields (1912–1983) was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1920s and 1930s. He commenced his career with Kurri Kurri Juniors in the late 1920s and in 1935 went on to be selected to play for the Australian team to tour New Zealand.
Adam Ellis is a British grasstrack and speedway rider.
Mark Ian John Lemon is an Australian speedway rider who has had a long career in British speedway and has won the Victoria State Championship on three occasions.
Cameron Jackson Woodward is an Australian speedway rider who has won the Victorian State Championship on three occasions.
Max Fricke is an Australian speedway rider who won the Australian Under-21 Championship in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017, and the Australian Solo Championship in 2019.
Rohan Tungate is an Australian speedway rider who has competed in the United Kingdom and Poland. He won the Australian Solo Championship in 2018.
The SGB Championship 2019 is the second division of Great British speedway. The season runs between March and October 2019 and consisted of 12 participating teams. The current league champions are the Workington Comets who completed an excellent 2018 season winning three major trophies. Four new teams joined the SGB Championship in 2019 with two of them dropping down from the 2018 SGB Premiership league season these teams were Leicester Lions and Somerset Rebels with Ipswich Witches and Peterborough Panthers moving in the opposite direction. Two teams from the third tier of British speedway the National League Birmingham Brummies and Eastbourne Eagles moved up into this season's league while the Lakeside Hammers did not compete.
Jason Edwards is a British speedway rider. He currently rides for Eastbourne Eagles in the SGB Championship and for Mildenhall Fen Tigers in the National League.