Newly crowned 2017 Elite Shield winners Poole will be putting their trust in Australian youngsters Brady Kurtz and Jack Holder as they fly the skull and crossbones in the inaugural SGB Premiership Pairs at Somerset on Friday (31st March).
VOLVO CARS PIRATE rookie James Shanes enjoyed the perfect home debut by clinching a hard-earned maximum to help Poole retain the Elite Shield.
Matt Ford has wasted little time in securing coverage for injured Kyle Newman, by signing wannabe Pirate LEWIS KERR as a replacement.
Volvo Cars Poole Pirates will have to overturn a 10-point first leg deficit if they are to collect the first piece of silverware of the new season.
Brought in to do a strong job from the reserves quarter Nicolai Klindt certainly didn’t disappoint on his club debut as he stormed to a 16 point haul at his former hunting ground as the Volvo Cars Poole Pirates went down by 10 points in the first leg of the Elite Shield.
Kyle Newman is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after details emerged today of the severity of the shoulder injury suffered in last Friday's Darcy Ward Invitational meeting at Poole.
KYLE NEWMAN will miss the VOLVO CARS POOLE PIRATES opening team fixture of the season.
Poole fans will be hoping to erase the memories of last season's play-off trip to Wolverhampton when the Volvo Cars Poole Pirates assemble for their first competitive team action on Monday (27th) night.
After the early curtailment of Friday's prestigious Darcy Ward Invitational Meeting, the disappointed Aussie along with Poole Speedway have agreed to reduce admission prices to The Pirates next event, on Wednesday 29 March versus Wolverhampton.