NEWS: 2018 fixtures and changes to club night and memberships

Here are the fixtures for the 2018 season. Coventry Sabres will be competing in the Midland League as well as a new Midland Gold Cup competition throughout the season. Other team events include the European Club Championships at East Park and the British Club Championships.

Members are encouraged to enter themselves in incidivual competitions, for our age 5-18 riders, there are 8 round of the British Youth and Junior League to enter. With seniors and juniors able to enter the Elite GP rounds.

This year there will be seven rounds of the club all-inclusive Coventry League, taking place on Friday evenings or Sundays. All members are encouraged to race, along with new comers. Coventry League will feature three teams in 2018; Coventry Sabres, Brandon Bees and Whitley Wizards.

At the well-attended AGM earlier this month it was decided to change our coaching and membership structure.


The following will take place every week from the end of March to October.

Tuesdays- Coaching night | Juniors at 6pm and Seniors 7pm (moved from Wednesdays)

Wednesdays- Club night ladder league | from 6pm, all welcome from beginners to experts. Open racing based on ladder system

Thursday- 1st and 2nd team training 


The cost for a season membership (any time in 2018) has been cut to the following rates:

Seniors – £20
Juniors – £10

Coaching Night and Club Night Ladder League costs £1.50 for members and £3 for non-members. Plus £1 for bike hire. Thursday training night is free for team members only.

Riders must be paid up members to be eligible to compete in any team competition. Non-members will not be selected for the team. For Coventry League non-members can race for £5.


Date Fixture Venue Competition
4th March Coventry v East Park ML
11th March Wednesfield v Coventry ML
18th March Coventry v Birmingham GC
25th March RM Leicester Individual U9, U12, U16, Senior & Vets, Womens
30th March Coventry League Rd 1 COV
1st April Coventry v East Park GC
7th April BYJL Rd 1 (Regional) BYJL (R)
8th April East Park v Coventry ML
14th April Elite GP Rd 1 Sheffield EGP
15th April Coventry v Birmingham ML
22nd April Battle of Britain SEE v Midlands TBC BOB
28th April BYJL Round 2 (Regional) BYJL (R)
29th April Coventry League Rd 2 COV
5th – 7th May ICSF Euro Club Champs East Park ECC
12th May Club Champs: U12/U14/Junior Kesgrave BCC
13th May N&S v Midlands TBC BOB
19th May BYJL Rd 3 (Regional) BYJL (R)
20th May Free Sunday FREE
24th May Midweek East Park MML
25th May Coventry League Rd 3 COV
27th May Coventry v Leicester ML
2nd June Second City Trophy Birmingham Junior & Senior TBC
3rd June Leicester v Coventry GC
9th June BYJL (Round 4) BYJL (R)
10th June Coventry v Wednesfield ML
16th June Elite GP Round 2 Ipswich EGP
17th June Wednesfield v Coventry GC
21st June Midweek Birmingham MML
23rd June Club Champs: U16 Girls, Women, Over 40s Astley & Tyldesley BCC
24th June Midlands v SWW BOB
30th June BYJL (National Round 1) Bury BYJL (N)
1st July Coventry League Rd 4 COV
7th July Home Internationals Great Blakenham HI
8th July Coventry v Wednesfield GC
10th July Midweek Coventry MML
14th July BYJL (National Round 2) Ipswich BYJL (N)
15th July Midland Riders Birmingham U13, U15, U18 Open, Vets
20th July Coventry League Rd 5 COV
22nd July Midlands v SEE BOB
27-29 July ICSF European Championships Czestohcowa/Bagley EIC
4th August Elite GP Round 3 + Elite Pairs GP Coventry EGP
5th August Leicester v Coventry ML
11th August BYJL (National Round 3) Coventry BYJL
12th August Birmingham v Coventry ML
18th August Club Champs: U16 Boys/Open Leicester BCC
19th August Midlands v N&S BOB
25-27 August British Individual Championships Northern BIC
1st September BYJL (National Round 4) Horspath BYJL (N)
2nd September Coventry League Rd 6 COV
8th September Elite GP Round 4 Newport EGP
9th September CS Cup Playoff Final (Regional) League Winner’s Track CSC
13th September Midweek Wednesfield MML
16th September SSW v Midlands Horspath BOB
23rd September CS Cup Playoff Final Poole CSC
28th September Coventry League Rd 7 COV
30th September Birmingham v Coventry GC
7th October East Park V Coventry GC
14th October Chris Allen Memorial Coventry CAM
21st October Coventry v Leicester GC