2001 Speedway Conference League

The 2001 Speedway Conference League was the third tier/division of British speedway.[1]

2001 Speedway Conference League
LeagueConference League
Season2001
ChampionsSheffield Prowlers
Knockout CupSomerset Rebels
Division/s above2001 Elite League
2001 Premier League

SummaryEdit

The title was won by Sheffield Prowlers, the junior club belonging to the Sheffield Tigers.[2]

Final league tableEdit

Pos Team Played W D L F A Pts Bonus Total
1 Sheffield Prowlers 14 11 0 3 735½ 518½ 22 7 29
2 Somerset Rebels 14 10 0 4 716½ 541½ 20 6 26
3 Boston Barracudas 14 8 1 5 625 638 17 4 21
4 Rye House Rockets 14 7 1 6 647 608 15 4 19
5 Peterborough Pumas 14 5 0 9 617 638 10 4 14
6 Buxton Hitmen 14 6 0 8 601 653 12 2 14
7 Newport Mavericks 14 4 0 10 556 698 8 1 9
8 Mildenhall Fen Tigers 14 4 0 10 525 728 8 0 8

Conference League Knockout CupEdit

The 2001 Conference League Knockout Cup was the fourth edition of the Knockout Cup for tier three teams. Somerset Rebels were the winners.[3] [4] [5]

First RoundEdit

Date Team One Score Team Two
12/07 Boston 50-40 Rye House
08/07 Mildenhall 54-36 Peterborough
07/07 Rye House 51-39 Boston
06/07 Peterborough 46-44 Mildenhall
17/06 Buxton 41-49 Sheffield
18/05 Somerset 54-36 Newport
07/05 Newport 48-42 Somerset

Semi FinalsEdit

Date Team One Score Team Two
16/09 Mildenhall 35-55 Somerset
14/09 Somerset 55-35 Mildenhall
30/07 Sheffield 49-41 Rye House
28/07 Rye House 63-26 Sheffield

FinalEdit

Date Team One Score Team Two
26/10 Somerset 57-33 Rye House
20/10 Rye House 38-52 Somerset

Other HonoursEdit

See alsoEdit

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2001 tables". Speedway GB.
  2. ^ "Final table". Speedway archive.
  3. ^ "Conference League Knockout Cup Winners". Speedway Archive.
  4. ^ "2001 Conference League Knockout Cup". Speedway Archive.
  5. ^ "Season results". Speed-way.com.