1979 National League season

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1979 National League season
League National League
Season 1979
Champions Mildenhall Fen Tigers
No. of competitors 19
Division/s above 1979 British League

The 1979 National League was contested as the second division/tier of Speedway in the United Kingdom.[1]

Final table[edit]

Team PL W D L Pts
Mildenhall Fen Tigers 36 30 0 6 60
Rye House Rockets 36 29 1 6 59
Oxford Cheetahs 36 24 1 11 49
Berwick Bandits 36 23 3 12 49
Milton Keynes Knights 36 21 0 15 42
Newcastle Diamonds 36 20 0 16 40
Glasgow Tigers 36 19 0 17 38
Peterborough Panthers 36 18 2 16 38
Ellesmere Port Gunners 36 18 1 17 37
Canterbury Crusaders 36 17 2 17 36
Middlesbrough Tigers 36 17 1 18 35
Crayford Kestrels 36 16 0 20 32
Stoke Potters 36 15 2 19 32
Nottingham Outlaws 36 14 1 21 29
Workington Comets 36 14 1 21 29
Boston Barracudas 36 13 2 21 28
Edinburgh Monarchs 36 13 1 22 27
Weymouth Wildcats 36 9 1 26 19
Scunthorpe Saints 36 4 1 31 9

Leading averages[edit]

Rider Team Average
England Tom Owen Newcastle 11.18
Scotland George Hunter Oxford 10.86
England Les Rumsey Oxford 9.78
England Andy Grahame Milton Keynes 9.57
England Steve Finch Ellesmere Port 9.52
England Ray Bales Mildenhall 9.51
England Mick Hines Mildenhall 9.31
Australia Bob Humphreys Milton Keynes 9.29
England Pip Lamb Oxford 9.27
England David Gagen Boston 9.27
England John Jackson Ellesmere Port 9.27

[2]

See also[edit]

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References[edit]