POOLE'S Ausie starlet Josh Grajczonek suffered a broken nose and fractured eye socket whilst taking a guest booking for Birmingham at Coventry on Friday night.
Unbeaten in his five qualifying heats Darcy Ward not only led the Prague GP entering the semi-final draw but was also top of the Grand Prix leaderboard but his night of dreams ended with a third place in the first semi-final, losing out to Finnish GP winner Matej Zagar and three-times world champion Nicki Pedersen
Following the death of former Pirate Malcolm Simmons at the weekend we can now provide details of the funeral arrangements.
The glittering Stars of Norfolk proved that lightning can strike twice as they repeated the feat of Coventry seven days ago by clinching a match-winning maximum heat score in heat 15 at Wimborne Road to leave defending Elite league champions pointless at home.
BANK Holiday Monday’s Elite League match at Beaumont Park between Leicester and Poole has been postponed because of a waterlogged track.
The heavy rain began to fall just prior to the scheduled 3.00pm start time and with no let-up in sight a decision was taken to postpone the meeting at around 3.30pm.
A new date will be announced in due course.
POOLE PIRATES speedway legend Malcolm Simmons has sadly passed away on Sunday after losing his battle against emphysemia.
SATURDAY evening's Elite League match at the Arena-Essex Raceway between Lakeside and Poole has been postponed because of a waterlogged track. The re-staging date is Friday 5th September
Czech star Vaclav Milik was the only Pirate to take in action on Saturday following the postponements of Poole's trip to Lakeside, Leszno's visit to Gdansk, which Przemyslaw Pawlicki was involved in and Stoke's hosting of Scunthorpe where Ben Hopwood was due to be on duty.
Poole Coastal Aluminium Pirates face a stern test this evening when they visit the home of Elite league leaders King's Lynn just 24 hours after suffering a single point defeat at home to Coventry.
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