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  • Wolves snap up Schlein

    Wolves snap up Schlein

    Friday 21st April 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches rider Rory Schlein has been handed a place in the Premiership with reigning champions Wolverhampton Wolves. The Australian replaces Adam Skornicki and Schlein says he has sympathy with the Pole but is pleased to get his chance at the top flight again. “I think after Tuesday night it was written on the wall,” said Schlein. “I know Adam has been...

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  • Hawkins: Nico injury our main concern

    Hawkins: Nico injury our biggest concern

    Thursday 20th April 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches Team Manager Ritchie Hawkins says that although disappointed with his side’s 54-35 defeat at Redcar, he is more concerned about the health of Nico Covatti. Covatti suffered a nasty fall in heat 12 of Thursday’s meeting after clipping the back wheel of teammate Danyon Hume and looks to have suffered an injury to his arm. “It’s a disappointing result, overshadowed...

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  • Report: Redcar 54-35 Ipswich

    Report: Redcar 54-35 Ipswich

    Thursday 20th April 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches endured a disappointing defeat at Redcar on Thursday evening going down 54-35 in the Championship. The Witches kept things tight throughout the meeting trailing by just six points for the majority of the meeting before losing Nico Covatti to an arm injury and conceding three 5-1’s in the final three heats. Rory Schlein top scored with 10. Things started...

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  • Meeting Preview: Ipswich v Redcar

    Meeting Preview: Ipswich v Redcar

    Wednesday 19th April 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches entertain the Redcar Bears at Foxhall this Saturday in a Championship clash (7.30pm). It has been a busy week for the Witches who visited Peterborough on Monday and took a point home after a narrow defeat. The Witches then visited Saturday’s opponents on Thursday and went down to a heavy defeat as well as losing Nico Covatti to...

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  • Meeting Preview: Redcar v Ipswich

    Meeting Preview: Redcar v Ipswich

    Monday 17th April 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches continue their busy week with a trip to face the Redcar Bears on Thursday in the Championship (7.30pm). The Witches were in action twice over the Easter weekend facing local rivals Peterborough Panthers home and away and coming away with four points from the two meetings after a convincing home win and a narrow away defeat at the...

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  • Hawkins: The boys showed great fight

    Hawkins: The boys showed great fight

    Monday 17th April 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches Team Manager Ritchie Hawkins was disappointed to lose 46-44 at Peterborough on Easter Monday in the Championship but believes the performance sets the team up well for the week ahead. “I’m disappointed we lost, we came here to win but we’ve got a consolation point and it was our best away performance of the season so far,” said Hawkins....

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  • Report: Peterborough 46-44 Ipswich

    Report: Peterborough 46-44 Ipswich

    Monday 17th April 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches fell to a narrow defeat at local rivals Peterborough on Easter Monday, taking a point back to Suffolk with them after a 46-44 defeat. It was tight throughout the meeting as the Panthers established a narrow lead early on that they managed to hold on to despite the Witches putting on more and more pressure as the meeting...

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  • Meeting Preview: Peterborough v Ipswich

    Meeting Preview: Peterborough v Ipswich

    Sunday 16th April 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches are quickly back in action over the Easter period as they face local rivals Peterborough Panthers on Easter Monday at The East of England Showground (3.00pm). The two sides faced each other at Foxhall on Saturday with the Witches running out comfortable winners on the night recording a 60-32 win. It is the same Witches seven for the trip...

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  • Hawkins: Improvement left in us

    Hawkins: Improvement left in us

    Sunday 16th April 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches boss Ritchie Hawkins was pleased with his side’s 60-32 victory over Peterborough in the East Anglian derby at Foxhall on Saturday in tricky conditions. “It was tight in the first third of the meeting and then we pulled away,” said Hawkins. “It was a good performance and everyone is happy. It was a tricky night but we dealt with...

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  • Report: Ipswich 60-32 Peterborough

    Report: Ipswich 60-32 Peterborough

    Sunday 16th April 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches were again in dominant form at Foxhall as they put local rivals Peterborough Panthers to the sword, running out 60-32 winners in the Championship. It was a tight opening to the meeting but the Witches went up the gears as the meeting went on and eased to victory, inflicting the first competitive defeat of 2017 on the Panthers....

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  • Hawkins positive despite defeat

    Hawkins positive despite defeat

    Thursday 13th April 2017

    ‘Tru7.com’ Witches Team Manager Ritchie Hawkins remained positive defeat a heavy 57-33 defeat at Sheffield on Thursday night. Skipper Danny King and Rory Schlein endured tough evenings, something which the boss does not expect to happen too often this season. “I don’t think we will have many meetings where we will struggle at one and five,” said Hawkins. “Danny and Rory got...

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  • Report: Sheffield 57-33 Ipswich

    Report: Sheffield 57-33 Ipswich

    Thursday 13th April 2017

    The ‘Tru7.com’ Witches suffered a heavy defeat at Sheffield on Thursday night as they went down 57-33 to the Tigers in the Championship. After a tight start to proceedings the home side began to pull away in the mid-part of the meeting and the Witches could not respond to the home side’s dominance resulting in a comfortable victory for the Tigers....

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