Poole's reserve Kyle Newman failed to make progress from the British Semi-final round held at King's Lynn on Wednesday (20th May) evening.
Tonight's meeting between Belle Vue Aces and the Pirates has been postponed due to continued heavy rain forecast and an already waterlogged track.
Poole skipper Maciej Janowski's return has been further delayed for the Pirates after he aggravated his knee injury during Saturday night's Grand Prix round in Tampere, Finland.
Once again track conditions were the headline grabbers in this year's world championship series with the Tampere track rutting up quite badly throughout, providing a bigger obstacle for the riders than that presented by their rivals.
Elite Fast Tracker Kyle Newman has been named in Alun Rossiter's 10-man squad for this year's SWC tournament
Poole Ready Power Pirates saved Lakeside from a home hammering when the visitors capitulated over the final three heats but still managed to inflict a third straight home defeat on the usually powerful Purfleet Hammers.
Poole Ready Power Pirates claimed their long overdue home win in rampant style, avenging for Monday's 17 points defeat at the hands of Wolverhampton with a 20 point success. New boy Dakota North claimed his first ever Elite league maximum with a paid 12 return whilst Chris Holder dropped just a single point from his five rides and both riders were quick to acknowledge the improvements in the Poole track.
Poole Ready Power Pirates were put to the sword by Wolverhampton and went down 38-55 and have crucially lost the services of inspirational reserve Kyle Newman for Wednesday's return fixture at Wimborne Road.
Defending league champions Poole had to settle for a hard earned draw against in-form Belle Vue Aces, a result that has left the Pirates with just one home win from three Wimborne Road league meetings so far this season.
Poole captain Maciej Janowski has been ruled out of the Pirates home meeting against Blee Vue on Wednesday (29th April) and will also miss the lub's Bank Holiday trip to Wolverhampton after it was revealed he has two broken bones in his knee.
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