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Supporters come out in force to get behind Armstrong’s day

Speedway fans from across the country gathered to give former Mildenhall Fen Tigers captain Jon Armstrong the wish he desired on Sunday — after turning out in force to celebrate his testimonial meeting.

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TESTIMONIAL: Jon Armstrong

Armstrong expects emotions to run high at his testimonial

Crying is not usually associated with speedway riders but Jon Armstrong expects a tear or two to be shed when taking to the track at Mildenhall Stadium on Sunday (2pm) for his testimonial.

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TOP FORM: Drew Kemp (blue). Picture: Derek Leader

Weather leaves Fen Tigers still waiting to get season under way

Kevin Jolly is praying that the weather plays ball and allows the Mildenhall Fen Tigers to get their season started against the Plymouth Devils in the National Trophy on Sunday (3pm), writes Graham Clark.

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STILL WAITING: The Mildenhall Fen Tigers' riders and management team, pictured at their press and practice day, have now seen two meetings at their West Row track called off due to the wet weather   Picture: Mark Westley

Mildenhall Fen Tigers' season opener rained off - again

For the second week running the wet weather has led to the 2018 speedway season at Mildenhall being postponed.

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REPEAT? Phil Kirk (back right) is looking to emulate the success of 2012

Manager eyes repeat of 2012 double glory

New Mildenhall Fen Tigers manager Phil Kirk believes that this season’s team has every chance of emulating the success of the club’s 2012 Grand Slam-winning side, writes Graham Clark.

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THINKING BIG: Danny Ayres

ayres backs tigers in title pursuit

On the eve of their 2018 season Danny Ayres is confident he can help the Mildenhall Fen Tigers live up to high expectations and turn them from being also-rans into this year’s National League champions.

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LOST TIME: Sam Bebee

Bebee looking to make up for lost time

Getting back on a speedway bike could be seen as an achievement in itself for Sam Bebee but that is not enough for the talented teenager who hopes to make up for lost time in 2018, writes Graham Clark.

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READY TO ROAR: Jordan Jenkins (centre) is ready to lead the Fen Tigers

League’s youngest skipper backing Fen Tigers to challenge for title

Jordan Jenkins believes the strength in depth possessed by the Mildenhall Fen Tigers can help him steer them to top spot in the National League in his first year as team captain.

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READY TO ROLL: The new-look Fen Tigers will be in action at the Fen Fours on Easter Monday

‘Strong field’ set to feature as new season starts with Fours

Kevin Jolly is confident he has assembled a group of riders with all the right ingredients to produce fireworks on track in the Fen Fours on Easter Monday (3pm).

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FAMILIAR FACE: Sam Woods

Trio of former Fen Tigers sign up for season-opening meeting

Three further familiar names have been added to the line-up for Mildenhall Fen Tigers’ season-opening Fen Fours meeting.

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Title-winning coach’s legacy will live on at the Fen Tigers

Title-winning coach’s legacy will live on at the Fen Tigers

Kevin Jolly insists the legacy of Mildenhall Fen Tigers’ 1979 National League title-winning manager Ron Bagley will live on.

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FAMILIAR FACE: Dan Halsey

Former Fen Tiger Halsey eager to make a mark on his return

Dan Halsey hopes he can put his extensive track knowledge to good use and spring a surprise on his old stomping ground after agreeing to ride in Jon Armstrong’s Testimonial.

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FAMILIAR FACE: Josh Bates will be back at the Mildenhall Stadium in April.

Bates relishing his return for Armstrong’s testimonial event

Former Mildenhall Fen Tigers star Josh Bates has revealed that he needed no persuasion in making a return to racing on his favourite track for Jon Armstrong’s Testimonial later this year.

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YOUNG CAPTAIN: Jordan Jenkins

Young skipper excited by his new role with the Fen Tigers

Jordan Jenkins is eager to take the next step forward in his career by demonstrating his leadership abilities in his new role as captain of the Mildenhall Fen Tigers, writes Graham Clark.

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YOUNG LEADER: Jordan Jenkins

Jenkins to skipper Fen Tigers

The new-look Mildenhall Fen Tigers will be captained by Jordan Jenkins during the upcoming 2018 season.

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MOVING ON: Jon Armstrong

Armstrong gutted to be leaving Fen Tigers

Jon Armstrong has admitted that he is ‘absolutely gutted’ about not getting the call-up to ride for the Mildenhall Fen Tigers next year, writes Graham Clark.

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READY TO GO: Josh Bailey

Bailey ready to thrive in his leading role with Fen Tigers

Josh Bailey hopes he can resume where he left off and fire in the big scores from the word go for the Mildenhall Fen Tigers in next year’s National League.

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NEW ADDITION: Josh Bailey has joined the Mildenhall Fen Tigers

Bailey joins Fen Tigers as Armstrong departs

Following today’s National League AGM and the announcement that the points limit for 2018 remains at 39 points, the Mildenhall Fen Tigers have acted quickly to move a step closer to completing their line-up.

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NEW TEAM: Stefan Nielsen

Ex-Fen Tiger lands a ride

Former Mildenhall Fen Tigers star Stefan Nielsen has been handed an early Christmas present after agreeing a deal to race for Championship side Scunthorpe Scorpions in 2018, writes Graham Clark.

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New Fen Tiger eyes title challenge

New Fen Tiger eyes title challenge

Danny Ayres insists he is ‘ready to go to war’ in order to turn the Mildenhall Fen Tigers into National League champions.

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