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Bradley Wilson-Dean

DOB: 26/10/1994Bradley Wilson-Dean

Hastings, New Zealand
About Bradley

Diamond since: 2022

Bradley started riding Motocross at age 4, before switching to Speedway at the age of 12. He made his UK debut with Eastbourne Eagles in 2015.

Debut Championship team appearance:

Peterborough Panthers; 2017

Debut Premiership team appearance:

Somerset Rebels; 2016

Club honours:

  • Premier Shield Winners; Somerset Rebels, 2016.
  • Premier League Championship Winners; Somerset Rebels, 2016.
  • League Cup Winners; Somerset Rebels, 2016.
  • Knock-Out Cup winners; Peterborough Panthers, 2017.
  • SGB Premiership Champions; Swindon Robins, 2017.

Individual honours:

  • 4 times New Zealand Champion (2017-2020)
Matthew Wethers

DOB: 30/05/1985Matthew Wethers

Adelaide, Australia
About Matty

Diamond since: 2018

Matty started riding at age 12, on 125cc bikes at the Junior Speedway club; the Speedway Sidewinders, based in Adelaide.

Debut championship team appearance:

Edinburgh Monarchs; 2003.

Debut Premiership team appearance:

Kings Lynn Stars; 2005.

Club honours:

  • Championship KO Cup Runners-up; Newcastle Diamonds, 2019.

Individual honours:

  • Team Captain – Newcastle Diamonds; 2020 (Apr-Jun)
James Wright (c)

DOB: 13/06/1986James Wright

Stockport, Manchester
About James

Diamond since: 2020

James started his career back in 2002, aged 16, for Buxton Hitmen.

Debut championship team appearance:

Workington Comets; 2004.

Debut Premiership team appearance:

Swindon Robins; 2008.

Club honours:

  • Knock-Out Cup winners; Buxton Hitmen, 2002.
  • Four-Team Championship winners; Workington Comets, 2006.
  • Elite Shield winners; Swindon Robins, 2008.
  • League Cup winners; Somerset Rebels, 2012.

Individual honours:

  • Conference League Riders Champion; 2004.
  • Premier League Riders Champion; 2007.
  • Team GB, U-21 World Cup Final, 2007 – Silver Medal (6pts)
Max Clegg

DOB: 11/04/1997Max Clegg

Brighouse, Yorkshire
About Max

Diamond since: 2019

Max started Grasstrack age 7, moved on to Speedway in his teens.

Speedway Debut:

Scunthorpe Saints, 2011.

Debut championship team appearance:

Sheffield Tigers, 2013.

Debut Premiership team appearance:

Leicester Lions, 2014.

Club honours:

  • National League Champions, National League Knock-out Cup.
  • Winners and National Shield Winners; Cradley Heathens, 2013.

Individual honours:

  • British U-19 Champion and National League Riders Champion; 2016.
Paul Starke

DOB: 18/11/1990Paul Starke

Hereford, Herefordshire
About Paul

Diamond since: 2022

Pauls tarted his career back in 2007, aged 16, with Buxton Hitmen.

Debut championship team appearance:

Plymouth Devils; 2008.

Debut Premiership team appearance:

Birmingham Brummies; 2010.

Club honours:

  • Premier League Championship Winners; Poole Pirates, 2015.
  • Premier Shield Winners; Poole Pirates, 2015.
  • Winners and National Shield Winners; Cradley Heathens, 2013.
Lee Complin

DOB: 17/11/1984Lee Complin

Cowling, North Yorkshire
About Lee

Diamond since: 2022

Lee started his career back in 2011, aged 16, with Sheffield Tigers.

Debut championship team appearance:

Sheffield Tigers; 2001.

Debut Premiership team appearance:

Belle Vue Aces; 2002.

Club honours:

  • Premier League Championship Winners; Sheffield Tigers, 2002.
  • Elite League Championship Winners; Wolverhampton Wolves, 2009.
  • Premier League Knock-Out Cup Winners; Sheffield Tigers, 2002.
  • Elite League Shield Winners; Eastbourne Eagles, 2009.
George Congreve

DOB: 30/12/1999George Congreve

Christchurch, New Zealand
About George

Diamond since: 2022

George began his UK racing career in 2022, with Newcastle Diamonds.

Debut championship team appearance:

Newcastle Diamonds; 2022.

Individual honours:

  • 3 times New Zealand Under-21 Champion.
  • Winner; Brian Reed Memorial.
  • Winner; South Island Championship.
  • 3rd; New Zealand Championship.
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