Rebels ready for crunch Premier League Championship Final
Highbridge-based Somerset Rebels will bid to make club history
tonight (Monday) when they contest the second leg of the Premier
League Championship Final at the Oaktree Arena against the Edinburgh
speedway club has never won a League Championship title and will
need to overcome a 1st-leg two-point deficit if they are to claim
a maiden Championship crown.
club has previously twice finished as runners-up, in 2008, when
they were pipped to the title by Edinburgh, and most famously
last season when they lost by a single race point to Scunthorpe
in the final.
may only be two points behind, but those points still have to
be won," Somerset team manager Garry May told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
will be going all out to defend that lead, so nothing can be taken
what we really need is for all the Rebels fans to get down to
the Oaktree Arena and for one last time this year to get right
behind the boys as they look to write another chapter in the history
of the club."
action is scheduled to get underway at the usual start time of
7.30pm (with turnstiles opening at 5.30pm), with the usual end-of-season
firework display to follow.
the weather intervene, then arrangements have been made to re-stage
the match on Tuesday (29th October).
who use the M5 motorway in order to get to the Oaktree Arena are
also advised that major
roadworks are underway on the stretch between the junctions
for Weston-super-Mare (junction 21) and Burnham-on-Sea (junction
22) could cause delays with lane closures and speed restrictions
in both directions, and fans are therefore advised to allow extra
time when planning their journeys.