Eddie Rigg

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Eddie Rigg
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Personal information
Nationality  England
Date of birth (1919-12-05)5 December 1919
Place of birth    Burnley, England
Date of death    Died 1991 (aged 71)
Current club information
Career status Retired
Career history
Odsal Boomerangs/Tudors
Belle Vue Aces
Individual honours
Team honours
National Trophy winner 1958

Edward (Eddie) Rigg (born 5 December 1919 in Burnley, England) was a former international speedway who finished twice finished seventh in the Speedway World Championship final.[1]

Career summary[edit]

Rigg started his career with the Odsal Boomerangs, where he stayed for the following ten seasons. In 1957 he joined the Belle Vue Aces and won his only domestic team trophy, the National Trophy, at the end of his final season in 1958.[2]

Rigg appeared for England on fourteen occasions.

Eddie Riggs Career Highlights [3]

World Final Appearances[edit]


  1. ^ a b Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5
  2. ^ Pavey,A. (2004) Speedway in the North-West, Tempus Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0-7524-3192-7
  3. ^ Gorman, P. (2008) Eddie Riggs Lifeline