Rory Schlein
Rory Robert Schlein is an Australian international speedway rider
Motorcycle speedway
Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit. Speedway motorcycles use only one gear and have no brakes and racing takes place on a flat oval track usually...

. Schlein was signed by the Edinburgh Monarchs
Edinburgh Monarchs
The Edinburgh Monarchs are a Scottish Speedway team, currently based in Armadale. They compete in the Speedway Premier League, racing on Friday nights during the Speedway season. The club is run by a Board of Directors, chaired by Alex Harkess. The team manager is Alan "Doc" Bridgett...

 in 2001 and has since won the British Conference League
Speedway Conference League
The Conference League was the third and lowest division of motorcycle speedway racing in the United Kingdom governed by the Speedway Control Board , in conjunction with the British Speedway Promoters' Association . The other leagues being the Elite League and Premier League. The League consisted of...

 championship while on loan at Sheffield Tigers
Sheffield Tigers
The Sheffield 'Window Centre' Tigers are a speedway team based in Sheffield, England. They currently race in the British Premier League and their home meetings take place at Owlerton Stadium which is the fastest track in British speedway...

 in 2001, the British Premier League
Speedway Premier League
The Premier League is the second division of Speedway in the United Kingdom and goverened by the Speedway Control Board , in conjunction with the British Speedway Promoters' Association . The Premier League was founded in 1995 when it replaced the British League as the first division...

 championship with the Monarchs in 2003 and the British Elite League
Speedway Elite League
The Elite League is the top division of Speedway league competition in the United Kingdom and is governed by the Speedway Control Bureau , in conjunction with the British Speedway Promoters' Association . It is sponsored by Sky Sports...

 championship with the Coventry Bees
Coventry Bees
The Coventry Bees are a motorcycle speedway team based at Brandon near Coventry, England. A Coventry team was first formed in 1928 and competed in the Southern League and then the National League in the pre-war era at Brandon stadium. There were also meetings at a stadium in Lythalls Lane...

 in 2007. Schlein was the Australian individual under 21 champion in 2004 and has represented the Australia national speedway team
Australia national speedway team
Australia are one of the major teams in international speedway. The team is managed by former rider, three time Australian Champion and 1994 World #3 Craig Boyce and captained by three time Speedway World Champion Jason Crump...

 at the 2006
2006 Speedway World Cup
The 2006 Speedway World Cup was the 6th FIM Speedway World Cup season. The Final took place on July 22, 2006 in the Smallmead Stadium in Reading, Berkshire, Great Britain. The tournament was won by Denmark and they beat Sweden , host team Great Britain and Australia in the Final...

 and 2007 Speedway World Cup
2007 Speedway World Cup
The 2007 Speedway World Cup was the 7th FIM Speedway World Cup season. The Final took place on July 21, 2007 in the Alfred Smoczyk Stadium in Leszno, Poland. The tournament was won by host team Poland and they beat defending champion Denmark , Australia and Great Britain in the...


Schlein, who when home in Australia lives in the southern Adelaide
Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia and the fifth-largest city in Australia. Adelaide has an estimated population of more than 1.2 million...

 suburb of Hallett Cove
Hallett Cove, South Australia
Hallett Cove is a coastal suburb in the south of Adelaide, South Australia, with a population of more than 12,000 people. Adjoining suburbs are Marino to the north, Trott Park and Sheidow Park to the east and Lonsdale to the south. It is within the City of Marion Local Government Area...

 and calls the Gillman Speedway
Gillman Speedway
Gillman Speedway is a purpose built motorcycle speedway located in the Adelaide suburb of Gillman in South Australia.The closure of the nearby North Arm Speedway at the end of the 1996-97 season left Adelaide without a venue for motorcycle speedway for the first time in almost 80 years. David...

 his home track, won the Australian Under-21 Speedway Championship in 2003 and 2004 and finished 2nd to Chris Holder
Chris Holder
Chris Holder is a speedway rider currently riding for the Poole Pirates in the British Elite League. He became the Australian Individual Speedway Champion in 2008 and followed up with wins in 2010 and 2011 as well as winning the Australian Under-21 Championship in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008...

 in 2005. He also won the South Australian Championship
South Australian Individual Speedway Championship
The South Australian Individual Speedway Championship is a Motorcycle speedway championship held annually in South Australia to determine the South Australian champion. The event is organised by the Speedway Riders' Association of South Australia Inc...

 in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 and he won the Australian Under-16 Championship
Australian Under-16 Individual Speedway Championship
The Australian Under-16 Speedway Championship is a motorcycle speedway junior championship held each year in Australia since 1982 to determine the Australian Under-16 national champion. The event is organised by Motorcycling Australia .-Winners since 1982:...

 at the Northline Speedway in his home town of Darwin in 2000.

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