Glovers' survival hopes severely dented after Charlton defeat

Yeovil Town's Championship survival hopes were severely dented last night after losing at at relegation rivals Charlton.

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Rebels close in on Speedway Play Off Final

Jason Doyle & Josh Grajczonek take Heat 13 Credit: Somerset Rebels

In speedway, the Somerset Rebels beat the Newcastle Diamonds 51 points to 39 to keep alive their hopes of reaching the Premier League Play off final.

Nick Morris & Charles Wright lead Chris Schramm Credit: Somerset Rebels

The heat advantage ensured the Rebels all of the points, and their win now puts them back in a strong position in the group.

Any points they can take from their final two away matches, with Newcastle (Sunday), and Redcar, will see them through to the Play Off Final, where Edinburgh are waiting to renew their rivalry with the Rebels.

Newcastle had showed their intent from the outset, but it was the Rebels fighting spirit that had won the day, and no one epitomised that more than Charles Wright, whose 11+3 haul from 6 rides saw him take the Rider of the Night’ Award

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