Just 48 hours before they are due to take to track for their first competitive meeting of the season, the 2016 Poole ReadyPower Pirates will take centre-stage at the club's annual Press and Practice Day.
Hans Andersen has joined the star-studded cast for Belle Vue's 2016 Peter Craven Memorial Trophy, but Chris Holder has been forced to withdraw from the meeting due to mandatory commitments with his Polish club, Torun.
KELVIN Tatum says he can't wait to return to Wimborne Road for an evening of speedway chat on Wednesday week (February 24).
Ever since a ‘special project’ in 2016 was mentioned by Steve Brandon (@TheTalkingThumb) on his Twitter feed on January 11, which was closely followed by a number of similar messages from many other people in the speedway world, a lot of people were guessing what it might be. But the world would have to wait as ‘Brando’, as he is commonly known, said he would provide further details at the end of January.
Many fans who had not got a camera handy on Wednesday night, at the 'Open Mouth' evening in aid of the Darcy Ward Foundation Fund, were helped by pro photographer Clive Mathews as an act of kindness.
A packed house of speedway fans showed their tremendous support for injured Pirates' legend Darcy Ward on Wednesday night, raising in excess of £4,000 towards the Darcy Ward Foundation Fund.
A third celebrity has been confirmed for the "Open Mouth" evening on Wednesday 10th February, with 2012 World Champion Chris Holder joining the panel of 'guests'.
The REF-organised Darcy Ward Fundraiser has been given a further reason to be a 'not-to-miss' evening with the news that returning Pirate Dave Watt will join Neil Middleditch on the guest list for the special event on Wednesday 10th February.
Pirates’ Team manager, Neil Middleditch has agreed to put in a special appearance for the Riders' Equipment Fund as an exclusive fundraiser for the Darcy Ward Foundation.
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