Tag Archives: Alun Rossiter
Swindon v Kings Lynn.

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What have Jahmene Douglas and X-factor to do with sport?

Answer: The all turn on Swindon’s Christmas Lights. Yes Swindon’s sporting heroes and Olympic torch bearers lined up alongside the X-factor sensation  Jahmene Douglas to switch on Swindon’s Town Centre Lights. Almost 3 time the average County Ground crowd, about 28,000, gathered in the Parade and Wharf Green to see the fun and interviews with […]

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Third in Robins line up.

SWINDON have snapped up 2012 Premier League winner Ashley Birks to fill one of their reserve berths for next season. The 22-year-old former motocross star has enjoyed a rapid rise through the ranks in the shale sport over the last three years, and Robins bosses believe he has the potential to make the grade in […]


Civic reception for the Speedway victors.

The Mayor of Swindon Cllr. Mick Bray held a Civic Reception for the victorious Swindon Robins Speedway Team and praised their victory. Manager Alun Rossiter received a trophy from the Mayor in recognition of the teams efforts in Winning the Elite League Trophy in a dramatic play-off against Poole. The new sponsors, Excalibur, were also […]

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Speedway 2013 already reving up for Robins with new season main sponsors.

ELITE League Speedway champions Swindon Robins have been handed a massive boost ahead of the defence of their title. The Abbey Stadium club, who swept aside Poole Pirates last month to claim their first top flight title since 1967, have joined forces with local I.T and mobile communications specialist Excalibur Communications Ltd. The groundbreaking deal […]

Speedway champs get civic reception.

Speedway champs get civic reception.

SWINDON’S Elite League title-winning triumph is to be honoured with a Civic Reception later this month. Robins bosses and members of the team will be involved in the Christmas Lights Switch-On on Thursday November 22, following a trip to the Mayor’s Parlour earlier in the afternoon. They will be enjoying drinks and snacks in the […]

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Speedway bosses quick to praise their Champions.

SWINDON Speedway bosses have praised their side after they bagged the Robins’ first league title for 45 years. A 96-89 aggregate triumph over Poole brings to an end a season long battle with the Pirates, and both Gary Patchett and Alun Rossiter were over the moon. Promoter and co-owner Patchett said: “I was a fan […]

Roll up, roll up pack the Abbey for title run in.

Roll up, roll up pack the Abbey for title run in.

ROBINS boss Alun Rossiter is hoping a packed Abbey will help turn up the heat ahead of Swindon’s title run-in. Admission prices for Thursday’s play-off semi final 2nd leg with Birmingham – which sees Swindon lead by a staggering 20 points – have been slashed to £10 adults, £5 concessions with children and season ticket […]

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The big one! Swindon Robins go to Poole.

SWINDON head to Poole on Monday as the battle for the Elite League’s top spot and choice of Play-Off opposition continues (7.30). And they’ll be up against the man who stands just two meetings away from his first ever world title after a terrific display in Malilla, Sweden, on Saturday. Chris Holder is eight-points clear […]

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Robins buzzing at Abbey with 51-39 win over The Bees

SWINDON moved to the top of the Elite League table with a 51-39 win over Coventry in a bruising battle at the Abbey Stadium. An incident-packed meeting saw several riders suffer falls, but the Robins’ all-round strength enabled them to take maximum points over a Bees side whose scoring was dominated by Chris Harris and […]