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BIG RON MEETS THE DIRTY BEAR!

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BIG RON MEETS THE DIRTY BEAR!

3rd August 2017

A former Poole rider was amongs the number of fans disappointed that the weather put paid to the hopes of speedway racing at Wimborne Road, but Ron Preston was treated to a night of hospitality from Poole boss Matt Ford.

The Californian who rode for the Pirates between 1979 and 1981 was the special guest of Ford, who explains, "Ron( a non drinker all his life ) joined Neil and myself along  with a few sponsors at my private bar " The Dirty Bear " for a chat and cola on Wednesday night after the meeting was postponed. 

" I have to admit that it was a great privilege to meet the legend that is Ronnie,  in person. I remember the huge influence he had on the club and how classy he was when he joined us in 1979, spending 3 seasons with The Pirates. He was bitterly disappointed not to get his wish to see the lads ride but  he did manage to get a view of the track today and I know it brought back a lot of emotions for him. "
 
 

League table

                       
                       
Pos  Club  M W D L 4W 3W D 1L L Pts
1 Swindon 21 6 1 2 5 3 0 3 1 51
2 Belle Vue 22 7 1 2 3 4 0 3 2 49
3 Wolverhampton 21 10 0 1 1 1 0 5 3 42
4 Poole 22 5 0 6 2 1 3 2 3 34
5 Rye House 20 7 0 2 1 1 0 1 8 29
6 Somerset 21 6 1 5 0 3 0 1 5 29
7 King's Lynn 19 5 0 5 1 3 0 1 4 29
8 Leicester 22 5 1 6 0 0 1 3 6 21

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