From hospital to hero, Przemyslaw Pawlicki produced a stunning last lap at Swindon on Good Friday to secure Poole all three league points as they maintained their unbeaten start to the season.
POOLE's injury list grew by one again as they lost the services of Przemyslaw Pawlicki during his second ride, but the Pirates rallied as a unit to earn a comprehensive 56-34 victory over the Swindon Robins to earn them three more league points and give themselves a 22 point advantage going into tonight's meeting in Wiltshire which will decide the Elite Shield Winners.
A selection of photographs from the lens of our track photographer Dave Fairbrother
Poole's influential Fast Track Development Rider Kyle Newman could be facing a lengthy time on the sidelines after crashing at Peterborough on Tuesday night.
A selection of shots caught on camera at Wimborne Road by our track photographer Dave Fairbrother
Despite roaring his way to a maiden Poole maximum Maciej Janowski's splendid peformance in Poole's 8 point win over Coventry Bees was somehat eclipsed by a superb night's work from the Pirates' Fast Track draft scheme rider Kyle Newman.
2012 World Champion Chris Holder will be wearing the skull and crossbones again as he becomes the replacement for injured Darcy Ward.
Captured by our track photographer Mike Hinves
Season Starts March 2018 (for 2017 table click here)