Southern Area League

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Southern Area League
Sport Speedway
Founded 1954
Ceased 1959
Competitors Varied
Country United Kingdom

The Southern Area League was the regional third and then regional second tier of speedway racing in the United Kingdom for Southern British teams as a replacement for the defunct Southern League. The league ran for 3 seasons from 1954 to 1956 as the regional third tier and then 1 season in 1957 as the regional second tier before league racing disappeared entirely below National League level in 1958. It returned for a final season in 1959. [1]


Season Champions Second
1954 California Poppies Ringwood Turfs
1955 Rye House Roosters California Poppies
1956 Rye House Roosters Eastbourne Eagles
1957 Southern Rovers Eastbourne Eagles
1959 Eastbourne Eagles Yarmouth Bloaters