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Speedway: Pirates keep the pressure on the leading Stars

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Poole Pirates 48 Kings Lynn Stars 42.

Speedway: Eight spills cost Poole Pirates a point at Eastbourne

Bournemouth Echo: IN FORM: Bjarne Pedersen

10:17pm Saturday 19th July 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Eastbourne Eagles 50 Poole Pirates 40.

Speedway: Morris takes charge as Pirates plunder a point at Swindon

Bournemouth Echo:

10:55pm Thursday 10th July 2014

PHIL Morris made a successful cameo as Pirates team manager as he led the south coast side to a losing point at Swindon tonight.

Speedway: Kyle is king as the Pirates rule the roost

Bournemouth Echo:

11:04pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

AS ONE reserve made his Pirates debut, another reminded the Wimborne Road faithful of his significant ability on a motorbike tonight in the 57-37 thrashing of Belle Vue.

Speedway: Poole Pirates find another gear in defence of Elite League crown

Bournemouth Echo:

11:12pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Poole Pirates 49 Wolverhampton Wolves 41.

Poole Pirates: Poole snatch draw in Arlington thriller

Bournemouth Echo: PIRATES BOSS: Neil Middleditch

9:46pm Monday 30th June 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: EASTBOURNE EAGLES 45 POOLE PIRATES 45.

Speedway: Ruthless Pirates show hapless Brummies no mercy

Bournemouth Echo: SHOWMAN: Star rider Vaclav Milik entertains the Poole faithful

11:11pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A PROFESSIONAL job was needed and that was what Pirates delivered.

Speedway: In-form Pirates in no mood for another slip-up

Bournemouth Echo: STAR RIDER: Poole Pirates' number one Darcy Ward

10:53pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

TONGUES were poised to wag and fingers were hovering over keyboards, but Poole Pirates gave their critics no ammunition to unleash following a thunderous win over Leicester tonight.

Speedway: Pirates overtaken as Stars turn up the title heat

Bournemouth Echo: LATE LAPSE: Darcy Ward finished third in the final heat

11:05pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

THE scale of Pirates’ Elite League task was made abundantly clear tonight as leaders King’s Lynn condemned Neil Middleditch’s men to a second successive defeat on home shale.

Poole Pirates: Janowski magic inspires Poole to point at King's Lynn

Bournemouth Echo: SITTING PRETTY: Top scorer Maciej Janowski takes a break last night

10:39pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: KING'S LYNN STARS 47, POOLE PIRATES 43.

Speedway: Ward returns but Pirates are dealt a late, late blow

Bournemouth Echo: Darcy Ward

10:03pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Pirates 47 Coventry 48

Speedway: Holder signs off by reaching Pirates points milestone

Bournemouth Echo: FALSE START: Holder misses out in the opening heat last night

11:06pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

CHRIS Holder tonight brought the curtain down on his temporary stint at Wimborne Road and left Pirates fans holding their breath over the condition of Darcy Ward.

Speedway: Pawlicki stars in big win for Poole Pirates

Bournemouth Echo: World champion Chris Holder

6:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Pirates 53 Belle Vue 40

Poole Pirates: Guest Wright stars in Wolverhampton draw

Bournemouth Echo: Neil Middleditch

9:47pm Monday 5th May 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: WOLVERHAMPTON WOLVES 45 POOLE PIRATES 45.

Speedway: Pirates roar back against the Brummies

Bournemouth Echo: World champion Chris Holder

10:08pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Pirates 48 Brummies 42

Poole Pirates: Manager Middleditch wary of 'wounded' Brummies

Bournemouth Echo: Neil Middleditch

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

CAUTIOUS Neil Middleditch will impress upon his Pirates riders that they should not expect an easy night against Birmingham.

Speedway: Top order trouble as Poole Pirates are defeated at Belle Vue

Bournemouth Echo: PIRATES DEAL: Przemyslaw Pawlicki

9:58pm Monday 28th April 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Belle Vue Aces 51 Poole Pirates 39.

Poole Pirates: Grajczonek comes up trumps for Middleditch as Poole complete double

Bournemouth Echo: STAR RIDER: Josh

11:05pm Friday 18th April 2014

ELITE LEAGUE, ELITE SHIELD LEG TWO: Swindon Robins 45 (79) Poole Pirates 47 (103)

Poole Pirates: Pawlicki withdraws as Pirates thump Swindon

Bournemouth Echo: PIRATES DEAL: Przemyslaw Pawlicki

1:18pm Friday 18th April 2014

ELITE LEAGUE, ELITE SHIELD LEG ONE: Poole Pirates 56 Swindon Robins 34.

Speedway: Janowski is the maximum man as Poole rack up win

Bournemouth Echo: SITTING PRETTY: Top scorer Maciej Janowski takes a break last night

7:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Pirates 49 Coventry 41

Poole Pirates: Polish pair steal the limelight in big Elite League win

Bournemouth Echo: SHOW-STOPPERS: Prezemyslaw Pawlicki and Maciej Janowski

11:05pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

MOVE over the Turbo Twins!

Poole Pirates: Early promise from Ford's men

Bournemouth Echo: REPRESENT: Matt Ford

6:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

THERE will be greater tests to come, but Matt Ford’s fledglings showed glimpses of the quality required for Elite League success as they passed their first examination of 2014 last night.

Speedway: Ward shows class to claim Blue Riband title

Bournemouth Echo: WINNER: Darcy Ward in action in the Blue Riband last night

7:00am Thursday 17th October 2013

POOLE BLUE RIBAND REPORT

Speedway: The good ship Poole sails to another title

Bournemouth Echo: TITLE TRIUMPH: Pirates celebrate winning the Elite League crown at Birmingham this evening

10:11pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

OZZY Osbourne! John Cadbury! Neville Chamberlain! Bob Carolgees! Barbara Cartland! Jasper Carrott – can you hear me, Jasper Carrott! Your boys took a hell of a beating! Your boys took a hell of a beating!

Elite League Grand Final: Pirates close in on the title

Bournemouth Echo: ALL SMILES: Darcy Ward, Greg Hancock and Josh Grajczonek in the pits this evening

10:09pm Monday 7th October 2013

GRAND FINAL FIRST LEG: Pirates 57 Birmingham 36

Speedway: Pirates through to grand final after epic fightback

Bournemouth Echo: HEAD TO HEAD: Rival bosses Alun Rossiter and Neil Middleditch tonight

11:22pm Monday 30th September 2013

ELITE LEAGUE PLAY-OFF SEMI-FINAL SECOND LEG: Poole Pirates 55 Swindon Robins 38 (Poole win 97-90 on aggregate)

Speedway: Pirates playing catch-up after 10-point defeat at Blunsdon

Bournemouth Echo: STAR MAN: Darcy Ward in the pits at Blunsdon tonight

11:08pm Monday 23rd September 2013

PIRATES were tonight left facing a major task in their attempts to secure an against-the-odds Elite League title following a 52-42 defeat at Swindon.

Pirates: Controversy as ugly win boosts play-off bid

Bournemouth Echo: PIRATES CAPTAIN: Darcy Ward leads from the front (Picture: Ian Charles)

11:23pm Monday 9th September 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Belle Vue Aces 28 Poole Pirates 35

Speedway: Poole Pirates batter Lakeside to take play-off bid to the wire

Bournemouth Echo: PILING UP THE POINTS: Darcy Ward wins heat six this evening

10:42pm Monday 2nd September 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Poole Pirates 62 Lakeside Hammers 28

Pirates: Poole's play-off dream 'a bridge too far' says Middleditch

Bournemouth Echo: POOLE MANAGER: Neil Middleditch

10:40pm Thursday 29th August 2013

TEAM boss Neil Middleditch all but admitted defeat in the race for the play-offs as Poole Pirates slipped to another agonising seven-point loss.

Speedway verdict: Poole Pirates 49 Swindon Robins 41

Bournemouth Echo: IMPRESSIVE: Tomas H Jonasson in action today

9:54pm Monday 26th August 2013

WRITTEN off, ridiculed and taunted by their detractors, punch-drunk Poole Pirates looked out for the count.

Pirates: Play-offs 'getting away' from Poole says Middleditch

Bournemouth Echo: LUCKY COIN: Neil Middleditch

10:51pm Friday 23rd August 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Lakeside Hammers 50 Poole Pirates 43

Pirates: Poole rocked by shock home defeat

Bournemouth Echo: WHEEL TO WHEEL: Poole duo Darcy Ward (left) and Tomas H Jonasson in a tangle

11:43pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Poole Pirates 39 Peterborough Panthers 51

Pirates: Hancock plays his part in top Poole performance

Bournemouth Echo: WINNING START: Poole new boy Greg Hancock

11:06pm Monday 5th August 2013

CONSIDERING this one was all about one man, the team display put on by Pirates tonight was something else.

Pirates take giant step into the play-off picture

10:49pm Wednesday 31st July 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Pirates 56 Coventry 38

Pirates: Magic show sparks Poole's biggest win of season

Bournemouth Echo: SITTING PRETTY: Top scorer Maciej Janowski takes a break last night

11:14pm Wednesday 24th July 2013

WORLD cup winner ‘Magic’ Maciej Janowski became the first man to tame a testing Wimborne Road track to inspire Pirates to their biggest win of the season.

Troy is king as Pirates lower colours of leaders

10:29pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Pirates 46 Wolves 44

Pirates: Middlo rues lack of support for top duo

11:09pm Monday 8th July 2013

BOSS Neil Middleditch lavished praise on Australian stars Rohan Tungate and Darcy Ward but then admitted a worrying lack of support had proved costly at Wolverhampton tonight.

Pirates: Holder suffers multiple injuries at Coventry (UPDATED)

12:20am Saturday 6th July 2013

PIRATES have confirmed that captain Chris Holder sustained a broken shoulder, hip and heel in the crash that forced the abandonment of their 43-41 defeat at Coventry last night.

Pirates: Josh is the star guest as Poole claim another maximum haul

Bournemouth Echo: WELCOME GUEST: Josh Grajczonek

10:56pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

THREE meetings, three maximum hauls. It makes you wonder what all the fuss was about.

Pirates: Ford hints at Ward return to Poole

10:58pm Monday 24th June 2013

POOLE promoter Matt Ford admits he will have a keen eye on Darcy Ward’s comeback – fuelling speculation the Aussie ace could be set for a sensational Pirates return.

Pirates: Guests help depleted Poole silence critics

10:43pm Friday 21st June 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Eastbourne Eagles 35 Poole Pirates 55

Problems mount for Pirates following Birmingham defeat

10:53pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Birmingham 54 Poole 40

Pirates: Poole battle back in a dramatic draw

11:44pm Thursday 13th June 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Poole Pirates 46 Birmingham Brummies 46

Pawlicki suffers suspected broken leg in Lakeside mauling

10:59pm Friday 7th June 2013

PIRATES fans must be wondering if their luck will ever change.

Pirates: Pawlicki's leading role on Poole debut

11:20pm Monday 27th May 2013

POLISH race ace Przemyslaw Pawlicki lit up Wimborne Road with an impressive debut display and then expressed his delight at his arrival in Dorset.

Pirates: Pawlicki set to sign after away victory

11:55pm Wednesday 15th May 2013

MATT Ford tonight watched Poole kick-start their troubled campaign and then revealed he was close to completing a deal to sign Przemyslaw Pawlicki.

Pirates: Middlo slams team after 'dreadful' defeat

11:37pm Thursday 9th May 2013

PIRATES boss Neil Middleditch pulled no punches as he slammed his team’s “unacceptable” performance at Peterborough last night.

Pirates: Familiar foe Davey returns to haunt Poole

Bournemouth Echo: TEAM TALK: Neil Middleditch with Chris Holder

11:08pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

WITH friends like Davey Watt, Pirates do not need any enemies at the moment.

Pirates: Gutsy Stachyra stars as Poole hammer Eastbourne

10:59pm Wednesday 1st May 2013

ELITE LEAGUE: Poole Pirates 53 Eastbourne Eagles 39






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