2003 Elite League speedway season

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2003 Elite League speedway season
League Sky Sports Elite League
Season 2003
Champions Poole Pirates
Knockout Cup Poole Pirates
Elite League Riders Championship England Lee Richardson

The Elite League is the top division of speedway in the United Kingdom and governed by the Speedway Control Bureau (SCB), in conjunction with the British Speedway Promoters' Association (BSPA).

Season summary[edit]

In 2003, the league decreased to eight teams, after the King's Lynn Stars dropped to the Premier League. The title was decided by a play-off between the top four teams.[1]

Final table[edit]

M W D L F A Pts Bon Tot
Poole Pirates 28 20 1 7 1335 1182 41 11 52
Coventry Bees 28 17 0 11 1295 1224 34 9 43
Peterborough Panthers 28 16 0 12 1325 1195 32 8 40
Oxford Silver Machine 28 16 0 12 1295 1224 32 8 40
Wolverhampton Wolves 28 14 1 13 1248 1265 29 6 35
Eastbourne Eagles 28 12 1 15 1261 1250 25 7 32
Belle Vue Aces 28 9 1 18 1219 1298 19 5 24
Ipswich Witches 28 6 0 22 1088 1428 12 0 12

Play-offs[edit]

Semi-Final decided over one leg. Grand Final decided by aggregate scores over two legs.

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

First leg:

Second leg:

Poole won 100-79 on aggregate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bamford, Robert (2005). Tempus Speedway Yearbook 2005. NPI Media Group. ISBN 0-7524-3396-2. 

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