SP Case.JPG (5768 bytes) ROTHERHAM SPEEDWAY

This site is not an official website for the track shown here and is neither approved or endorsed by the speedway team.

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The Rotherham speedway team raced at the Greyhound Stadium at Hellaby, holding their first meeting on 18th May 1929. The Dirt Track linked with the greyhound circuit was called Bramley.
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  The team operated as an Open team throughout the 1929-30 season, but the final meeting took place on 9th June 1930.
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  As was customary at speedway venues, Greyhound racing also took place. The first recorded Greyhound meeting was on 7th April 1928.
SP Key.JPG (26705 bytes) This section gives a comprehensive picture of the badges produced for the team throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of glimpses of its history. For those wishing to read more widely we recommend a visit to

http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21   especially

Complete History of the British League: Speedway

by Peter Oakes  ISBN-10: 0948882077

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FACT

Broadside Hall won the final Silver Helmet on 9th June 1930

More detailed information is available from "Homes of British Speedway' by Robert Bamford & John Jarvis

A further great source of information is provided on John Skinner's excellent website on Defunct Speedway tracks, with a link given below.
http://www.defunctspeedway.co.uk/

If you have rare Rotherham badges or artefacts for sale then email johnslusar@fsmail.net orjocksomerville@gmail.com

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