Meet the Team

Newport Cycle Speedway

Jacob Soper

1st team rider

Birth Place: Newport

DOB: 02/12/1997

Current Club - Newport

Clubs Represented: Newport 

Speedway Achievements -

2013 World Junior Finalist,

2013 world Senior Semi Finalist,

2013 Junior World Cup 4th,

2013 World Senior Pairs 2nd,

2013 Welsh champion,

2013 S&SW U16 Individual Champion,

2013 S&SW Junior Champion,

2013 Junior Home International 3rd,

For my biggest achievement, getting my 1st Great Britain Cap in test match 4 of the 2013 Ashes Series!. But hopefully not my last.

Worst Experiences: Getting off my seat and putting some effect in

Chris Davies

1st team rider

Birth Place: Newport

DOB: 10/06/1988

Current Club: Newport

Clubs Represented: Newport, Filton, East Newport(PL)

Speedway Achievements:

Winning U16 team Championships at Newport in 2004

Representing Wales and GB in Australia in 2005

Winning the Celtic cup with Wales

Won S&SW Pairs in 2011

Worst Experiences:  Gold Cup 2014 scoring only five points

Matthew Davis

2nd team rider

Birth Place: Newport

Current Club: Newport

Clubs Represented: Newport, Birmingham, East Newport 

Speedway Honors:

Finished 3rd overall in BYJL Under 19's Final,

Won BYJL Under 19's Regional Round @ Newport (Old Track).

Represented Wales in both Internationals Friendlies and Celtic Cup.

Representing East Newport in Euro Club Champs @ Leicester.

Putting Tom Reed into the starting post as he tries going round me at East Newport. 

Memorable Moments: Diving Danny Harper at Swindon and in return watching him being excluded for use of the leg. But still had a smile on my face as I went down.

Worst Moments: Wednesfield vs Birmingham in a friendly

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