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Hethersett Hawks win to make sure of play-off spot

PUBLISHED: 21:13 01 August 2017 | UPDATED: 21:14 01 August 2017

A new season of cycle speedway at Hethersett is now under way. Picture: SUBMITTED

A new season of cycle speedway at Hethersett is now under way. Picture: SUBMITTED

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Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators were at Kesgrave in Suffolk for key South East and Eastern League matches.

The first team made sure of a play-off place win an 81-75 win spearheaded by Leigh Cossey and Dan Chambers, with Liam Webster making a valuable debut at substitute.

Details: L Cossey 21, D Chambers 20, H Hamill 12, O Wells 9, D Butler 7, L Webster 6, G Morgan 6.

In the Division Two match the Hawks needed to win to keep their title chances alive. It was an even closer contest with the young Kesgrave defeating Hethersett 81-79. The inclusion of Webster boosted their chances but it was not quite enough, with the Hawks now needing two wins to seal runners-up place. Details: L Webster 18, D Butler 16, G Morgan 15, H Hamill 12, O Wells 10, D Machin 8.

Owen Wells and Glyn Morgan finished second in their categories at the South-East Grand Prix at East London.

Hethersett stage round five of the Norfolk Go-Ride series next Wednesday (7pm).

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