2021 Ipswich Witches fixture list is out!.... Foxhall side start with big home Bank Holiday clash!

Danny King inside Scott Nicholls and Jake Allen in heat 11. PICTURE STEVE WALLER www.stephenwa

Back in action. The Witches are set to open their 2021 season at Foxhall on Bank Holiday Monday, May 3 - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Ipswich Witches begin their 2021 Premiership speedway season on May Bank Holiday, the 3rd, at Foxhall Stadium, with Peterborough Panthers the visitors for what is likely to be an afternoon clash.

The six-strong Premiership will see teams race each other home and away twice (A and B fixtures). The top four will compete in the play-offs at the end of the campaign.

Large crowds can still be attracted to speedway. Photo: STEVE WALLER

Speedway at Foxhall attracts good crowds. Hopes will be that fans can return in numbers again this season - Credit: Archant

There was no league speedway in Britain last year, but the Witches enjoyed one of their best seasons in a long while in 2019, when they reached the Premiership final, only to lose to Swindon over two legs.

REVEALED: The Witches team of 2021

Dates for an individual series this summer involving the league’s top riders will be announced soon with one round taking place at each Premiership track.

But for speedway fans, the hope of getting to watch their teams live once more will be the biggest boost.

All fixtures are subject to change and fixtures that are live on Eurosport will be released in the near future.

Ipswich Witches team badge

Ipswich Witches team badge - Credit: Archant

(Home meetings in bold)    

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3rd    Ipswich v Peterborough A fixture

13th  Ipswich v King's Lynn A

17th   King's Lynn v Ipswich A

20th   Ipswich v Belle Vue A

27th   Ipswich v Sheffield A

31st   Wolverhampton v Ipswich A

17th    Ipswich v Wolverhampton A

21st    Peterborough v Ipswich A

24th    Sheffield v Ipswich A

1st    King's Lynn v Ipswich B

8th    Ipswich v Belle Vue B

12th  Belle Vue v Ipswich A

15th  Reserved

19th  Peterborough v Ipswich B

29th  Ipswich v Peterborough B

5th    Ipswich v Sheffield B

19th  Ipswich v Wolverhampton B

23rd  Belle Vue v Ipswich B

26th  Sheffield v Ipswich B

30th  Wolverhampton v Ipswich B

2nd  Ipswich v King's Lynn B

27th  Play-Off Semi-Final 1

30th  Play-Off Semi-Final 1

4th  Play-Off Semi-Final 2

7th  Play-Off Semi-Final 2

11th  Play-Off Final 1st Leg

14th  Play-Off Final 2nd Leg