The Ready Power Pirates almost pulled off a remarkable comeback at the Adrian Flux Arena but just missed out in the final heat of this league encounter against King's Lynn.
Poole fired themselves up into second place in the Elite league with a convincing enough win over Leicester Lions at Wimborne Road, to complete the double over the basement side in the space of three days
Poole skipper Maciej Janowski marked his return to the Pirates side with an imperious 15 point maximum as the Dorset side maintained their excellent early season away form, with 14 league points now yielded from a possible 20.
Poole skipper Maciej Janowski went through the Prague heats unbeaten with a magical performance and then proceeded to his first ever final where he had to settle for third place on the night.
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
up to and including 27th September