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Fen Tigers open up lead at top




The Mildenhall Fen Tigers racked up an eighth straight National League triumph during tonight's top-of-the-table clash away at Belle Vue Colts.

TABLE TOPPERS: The Fen Tigers won away at Belle Vue
TABLE TOPPERS: The Fen Tigers won away at Belle Vue

It was a big final five heats in Manchester from the Fen Tigers, who rallied from behind to win through 47-43.

After rising star Drew Kemp won heat 11, a crucial 5-1 from the 15-year-old and Danny Ayres in heat 13 levelled the scoreline up at 39 points apiece.

A victory for fit again captain Jordan Jenkins in heat 14 put the travelling West Row side two points clear, before Kemp followed suit in the final heat to wrap up the victory.

The result means the Fen Tigers have opened up a four-point lead at the top of the National League standings over second-placed Belle Vue, who visit the Mildenhall Stadium for a quick return fixture on Saturday (7.30pm).

Scorers:

Drew Kemp 13, Ryan Kinsley 3, Josh Bailey 8+1, Jordan Jenkins 6+1, Danny Ayres 12+1, Matt Marson 2+1, Sam Bebee 3+1



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