Fixtures for Eastbourne Speedway’s 2017 season in the National League, National Trophy and KO Cup have been released this morning (14 February).
The season begins for the IT First Eagles with a challenge match at Lakeside on Good Friday (14 April) with the return leg at Arlington in the evening.
Defending league champions Birmingham come to Sussex on 5 August.
Eastbourne are defending the KO Cup, which they have won in each of the last two seasons.
Their first round match against Kent is at Sittingbourne’s Central Park stadium on Spring Bank Holiday Monday (29 May) with the home leg the following Saturday (3 June).
The Eagles make an early visit to league newcomers Plymouth on 21 April.