Facing the defending league champions the 'Volvo Cars' Poole Pirates could find no answers to the sharp-trapping, pacey Swindon Robins and succumbed to a heavy 38-52 league defeat.
Patrons planning to attend tonight's meeting at Wimborne Road are advised that Wimborne Road is subject to a traffic control system at the junction of Stadium Way and the main road.
Pirates fans can add their memories of speedway legend Ivan Mauger to an online book of condolence.
REIGNING Premiership league champions Swindon provide the opposition for the Pirates next Wimborne Road action (Wednesday 7.30pm).
Four of the special Yarmouth septet have been confirmed for Poole Speedway’s mouth-watering 70th Anniversary meeting, which will see low-cost admission prices applied.
The Volvo Cars Poole Pirates will mark the club’s milestone 70th birthday by lining up against historic opposition.
The resilient Pirates secured a valuable away point as Peter Kildemand and Josh Grajczonek held their nerve in a tense heat 15 thriller to bank a 5-1 over previously unbeaten Max Fricke and Aces number one Craig Cook as the meeting closed out 47-43 in favour of the Aces.
Following their opening league triumph on Wednesday night, the Volvo Cars Poole Pirates travel to Manchester on Monday knowing that victory would give them an early league double over the Belle Vue Aces.
Poole's visit to Leicester, which became another victim of a postponement last Monday has now been given a new date.
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