Speedway: Sheffield Tigers 52 Rye House 38

Stefan Neilsen crashes with Josh Bates on the inside
Stefan Neilsen crashes with Josh Bates on the inside
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TERRIFIC Tigers put their recent troubles behind them to recapture their best form with a hard-fought 52-38 win over Rye House at Owlerton.

Terrific Tigers put their recent troubles behind them to recapture their best form with a hard-fought 52-38 win over Rye House at Owlerton.

Ty Proctor inside Taylor Poole

Ty Proctor inside Taylor Poole

After a six meeting winless run, Sheffield tasted victory once again with an impressive display.

It was a much-needed triumph for the Tigers which gave them three precious Premier League points as they aim to climb the table over the second half of the season.

Australian ace Ty Proctor put his tough start to his Sheffield career firmly behind him to storm to a stunning 11+1 paid maximum and lead his side to victory.

The No.5 joined forces with reserves Josh Bates and Taylor Poole in heats four and eleven respectively to strike 5-1s at crucial times and ensure his side seized control of the meeting entering the closing stages.

Ty Proctor on the outside of Matthieu Tresarrieu

Ty Proctor on the outside of Matthieu Tresarrieu

He then prevailed in a superb battle with Rye House No.1 Eddie Kennett to hit the front alongside Simon Stead in heat 13 to complete a four-ride paid maximum.

Flying reserve Poole then duly wrapped up victory in heat 14 before continuing a magnificent performance of his own with third place in a well-deserved heat 15 appearance.

Sheffield 52: Simon Stead 12, Ty Proctor 11+1, Taylor Poole 9+1, Josh Bates 7+1, Leigh Lanham 6+1, Simon Nielsen 4+2, Andre Compton 3

Rye House 38: Mathieu Tresarrieu 11+1, Jason Garrity 7+2, Jason Bunyan 7+1, Edward Kennett 5, Luke Bowen 4, Steve Boxall 4, Stefan Nielsen 0