Super Taylor Poole romps to Aussie title

IPSWICH ‘Sackers’ Witches star, Taylor Poole won the Australian U21 Championship at Kurri Kurri, New South Wales.

IPSWICH ‘Sackers’ Witches star, Taylor Poole won the Australian U21 Championship at Kurri Kurri, New South Wales.

He scored consistently through the qualifying heats, beaten only by Sam Masters and Alex Davies who both joined him, along with Justin Sedgmen in the ‘A’ Final.

In the first running of this, Poole was in the lead but the race was stopped when Masters fell while under pressure from Sedgmen, with Masters disqualified

In the re-run Poole again gated first but had to fight off a spirited challenge by Sedgmen to secure his first U21 title.


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The top three riders have now earned themselves a place in the World Under 21 Championships. Fellow Witch, Dakota North, was also in the field and made it through to the ‘B’ Final, finishing second to Sedgmen. Jack Holder, brother of Grand Prix star Chris Holder, also left Kurri Kurri celebrating after being crowned Aussie U16 champion.

Speaking straight after the event Poole said: “This is one of the happiest days of my life. The meeting went ok and I made a good first bend in the final but it got stopped and I didn’t think it would happen again. I made another good gate but Sedgy got past and then I got him back.”

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B Final: Justin Sedgmen, Dakota North, Mason Campton, Ryan Douglas

A Final: Taylor Poole, Justin Sedgmen, Alex Davies, Sam Masters (f/disq)

Australian Under 21 Final Scores: Sam Masters 15, Alex Davies 14, Taylor Poole 13, Mason Campton 10, Ryan Douglas 10, Justin Sedgmen 9, Dakota North 9, Micky Dyer 9, Todd Kurtz 7, Tyson Snow 6, Jake Allen 5, Michael Penfold 4, Harley Brigden 3, Michael Detenon 2, Sean McLellan 2, Brenton Barnfield 1

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