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BROKEN COLLARBONE SIDELINES KK

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BROKEN COLLARBONE SIDELINES KK

7th May 2017

As the VOLVO CARS POOLE PIRATES welcome back one rider from injury so they lose the services of another, following a track crash in Poland on Sunday.

Pirates' number one Krzysztof Kasprzak has sustained a broken collarbone with an initial prognosis  that he will be sidelined for four weeks, the news coming just as the Pirates bring back local lad Kyle Newman from a shoulder injury.

Speaking whilst still waiiting to see his doctor in Poland, Kasprzak claimed "I feel so unlucky at the moment, it hasn’t been a good start to my season at all.  My equipment is very good but I have been struggling for the past month to find any form, and now this.”

“ It was a racing accident.  WE were bunched up from the start and I picked up someone’s back wheel as we went into the first corner.  The bike turned right and I hit the fence quite hard.  The x-rays show that I have a broken collar bone and the Doctors tell me that I will be out for maybe 4 weeks.

“ But I hope to get back before then and come back to Poole and start winning races.”

 

For their home meeting on Wednesday the Pirates will use Kenneth Bjerre as a guest to cover for Kasprzak and after that they have no further fixtures until May 29th


Photo courtesy of Ian Charles

 

League table

                       
                       
Pos  Club  M W D L 4W 3W D 1L L Pts
1 Swindon 28 11 1 2 5 3 0 3 3 66
2 Wolverhampton 28 13 0 1 4 1 0 5 4 63
3 Belle Vue 28 10 1 3 3 4 0 3 4 58
4 Poole 28 8 0 6 3 2 3 2 4 50
5 Rye House 28 12 0 2 1 2 0 2 9 48
6 Somerset 28 7 1 6 0 3 0 1 10 32
7 King's Lynn 28 5 0 9 1 3 0 1 9 29
8 Leicester 28 6 1 7 0 1 1 3 9 27

Final Standings (champions to be determined via play-offs)

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