Sheffield Speedway: Tigers determined to win at Rye House

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SHEFFIELD favourite Andre Compton is hoping to see them defy the history books to add to their Premier League points tally at Rye House tonight.

The Tigers have historically struggled around the tricky Hoddesdon circuit, having not claimed an away victory against the Rockets in over a decade.

However, Jack Lee’s side have been in fine form so far in 2015, storming to a perfect five wins out of five in all competitions.

They romped to a comprehensive win over Newcastle at Owlerton on Thursday with a paid maximum from Compton helping lead them to victory.

The 37 year was delighted with an excellent night at the office against the Diamonds – and he is hoping for more of the same tonight to ensure the confident Tigers end their Rye House struggles.

“It was a good result for us against Newcastle, everybody performed well and obviously we won by quite a margin in the end so we have to be happy with that.

“It was a good night for myself, I feel like I’m getting stronger every week and I’m pleased with how things are going.

“It’s been a good start to the season all-around, so hopefully that can continue for as long as possible.

“We have a great team here at Sheffield this year and it’s great to be a part of that. We’ve started the season well and the team spirit in the camp at the moment is great.

“It’s going to be a tough meeting for us at Rye House on Saturday, their track couldn’t be any more the polar opposite to Sheffield really.

“Historically we’ve always struggled there as a club because it’s just so different to the big, wide track we are used to riding every week.

“But we’ve got a really talented team this year with a lot of strength in depth. Everyone is riding well and feeling confident so I definitely think there is a chance of us going there and getting something.”