Swindon Set Up Coventry climax
Robins team manager
They've done it! The Swindon Robins have made the Elite League Grand Final!
At the Abbey Stadium tonight, Swindon beat current champions Peterborough 50-42 in the semi-final to set up a mouth-watering final against Coventry, who saw off Poole in the other last-four clash.
"We were superb. A fantastic team effort," exclaimed team manager Alun Rossiter after Charlie Gjeddes clinched the winning points in Heat 13.
"It's now up to us to finish the job. We're only half-way to where we want to be."
The first leg of the Grand Final takes place at the Abbey next Monday. The return fixture a week later, with Swindon ace Leigh Adams sure to star after recovering from injury (see video interview below).
REVVED UP AND READY
video interviews with Alun Rossiter, Terry Russell,
Leigh Adams and Charlie Gjedde after Swindon secured
their Grand Final place
The Australian forced to support his teammates from the pits after dislocating a shoulder in the Knockout Cup at Reading on Friday night.
"Hopefully I'll be ready," Adams told us, "I was gutted to miss the semi but the guys have done a brilliant job tonight."
"It's the final everyone wants to see. And if it's anything like the four fixtures we've had this season it should be a good one."