Denmark saved the best until last to claim the tag of FIM Monster Energy SWC champions as Niels-Kristian Iversen delivered the heroics in heat 20 to snatch the title from staging home nation Poland
A solid all-round Australian quartet staved off a strong challenge from Sweden to book their place in Saturday's FIM SWC Monster Energy Final on a night where personal glory belonged to evergreen American Greg Hancock.
Vaclav Milik scored 7 points to help the Czech Republic into Thursday's Race-off in the Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup
Poole's next opponents, Wolverhampton, have made a double team change ahead of the Pirate's trip to Monmore Green next Monday (August 4th)
Triumphant Team Great Britain boss Alun Rossiter was delighted to see his side silence their doubters as the Lions roared into their first Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup Final since 2010 , on a night when Poole skipper Darcy Ward saw red!
What an advert this was for good action speedway as the teams third and first in the league were equal matches for each other, and there was a touch of irony in that the Rider of the Night was a Poole reserve - ironic because it is in that department where the Stars have been head and shoulders above the rest of the league this season.
Vaclav Milik scored 13 points and finished second to Piotr Pawlicki (brother of Poole's Przemyslaw) in the opening round of three of the World U21 championship finals.
Pirates came away empty-handed from Eastbourne reflecting on what might have been had they not incurred so many falls on a night they went down by a score of 40-50.
WITH deep regret the British Speedway Promoters' Association can confirm the closure of Birmingham Brummies with immediate effect.
up to and including 27th September