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Pirates News

BUMPED UP: Kacper Gomolski

Speedway: Final hero Gomolski came close to Poole Pirates axe

TEAM EFFORT: Matt Ford celebrates more silverware with Poole Pirates' class of 2015.

Matt Ford: Poole Pirates have surpassed Belle Vue's 70s side


Speedway: Dudek booked for Ward fundraiser

CHAMPIONS... AGAIN! The Poole Pirates class of 2015

Speedway: 'Legendary' Poole Pirates treble dedicated to Darcy Ward's magic number

KEY MAN: Pirates star Kacper Gomolski is thrown into the air

Speedway: Pirates win third straight Elite League title

FALL GUY: Dakota North (Pic: Sam Sheldon)

Speedway: Dakota North delighted to have made his 'Usain Bolt' dash

HONEST ASSESSMENT: Pirates star Chris Holder

Speedway: Holder bids to end tough year with Elite League crown

NO TITLE YET: Neil Middleditch knows Pirates still have work to do to win the Elite League crown

Speedway: Middleditch vows to stay grounded ahead of bid for seventh league title

HOMEGROWN TALENT: Pirates reserve Kyle Newman

Speedway: Poole Pirates were always upbeat on prospects of success says Kyle Newman

UPBEAT: Mark Lemon says he is confident about Belle Vue's play-off final chances

Speedway: Lemon urges Aces to attack

RIVAL BOSSES: Coventry team manager Gary Havelock, left, with Pirates boss Neil Middleditch

Speedway: Coventry fine over Pirates clash is quashed


Speedway: Ford satisfied as honours finish even in grand final first leg

LAST LAUGH? Poole Pirates boss Neil Middleditch

Speedway: Poole Pirates boss Middleditch vows to have last laugh over haters

TARGET: Pirates skipper Maciej Janowski still has work to do to retain his Grand Prix berth

Speedway: Pundit Nicholls confident of top-eight spot for Janowski

THE GRIN: Greg Hancock

Darcy Ward: Greg Hancock set to turn out for fundraiser at Poole


Speedway: Lemon's plans for Poole farewell on hold

DISMAYED: Davey Watt

Speedway: Davey Watt blasts Coventry critics for showing 'very little compassion'

TOUGH TIME: Dakota North

Speedway: Dakota North's final place undecided - Matt Ford explains absence

SIDE BY SIDE: Darcy Ward and Neil Middleditch

Darcy Ward: Injured ace can now operate manual wheelchair

GUEST: Edward Kennett

Speedway: Coventry promoter Horton seething over Poole Pirates guest booking

TEAM TALKS: Poole Pirates consulted their riders about this season's tricky play-off pick

Speedway: Riders wanted Coventry and it was the right choice says Poole Pirates boss Middleditch


(UPDATED) Speedway: Dakota North ruled out for Poole Pirates after dad suffers accident in Australia

TOP TIP: Belle Vue boss Mark Lemon, pictured during his days at Wimborne Road, has backed Pirates to make the play-off final

Speedway: Rival bosses Lemon and Rossiter tip Poole Pirates to make play-off final

AT THE HELM: Pirates promoter Matt Ford

Speedway: No score to settle with Coventry says Ford

WORLD STAR: Pirates asset Darcy Ward

Speedway: Injured Ward set for further tests


Speedway: Ford expects Harris to win fitness race for play-off clash

POOLE TEAM BOSS: Neil Middleditch

Speedway: Pirates' semi-final tie rescheduled

CLOSE RELATIONSHIP: Pirates promoter Matt Ford and Darcy Ward in happier times

Poole Pirates boss Matt Ford: We must do Darcy Ward proud in the play-offs

LONG ROAD: Darcy Ward

Darcy Ward: Ford says definitive answers are 'impossible' to gather with tests ongoing

POLE STAR: Kacper Gomolski

Speedway: Gomolski primed for Grand Prix Challenge bid

DYNAMIC DUO: Matt Ford and Darcy Ward

Darcy Ward: Matt Ford reveals small sign of progress for injured star

GALLERY: Poole Pirates v King's Lynn at Wimborne Road

GALLERY: Poole Pirates v King's Lynn at Wimborne Road

SUPPORT: Darcy Ward and Neil Middleditch

Speedway: Middleditch determined to keep Darcy Ward and Poole Pirates out of the doldrums

HAPPIER TIMES: Poole Pirates promoter Matt Ford (left) and Darcy Ward

Speedway: Ford admits Poole Pirates is still a 'broken club' over Darcy Ward injury

SUPPORT NETWORK: Darcy Ward with family and friends

Darcy Ward overwhelmed as thousands show support at Speedway Grand Prix

RETURN: Pirates asset Darcy Ward

Speedway: Injured Darcy Ward returns to Britain


Speedway: Return to England will benefit Darcy says Pirates promoter Ford

CHAIRMAN: Jeff Mostyn

Speedway: Cherries chairman Mostyn in message of support for Ward

INJURED STAR: Pirates asset Darcy Ward

Darcy Ward: Injured ace 'stable enough to be moved' to UK says Aussie boss Lemon

WORLD STAR: Pirates asset Darcy Ward

Speedway: Ward update expected within 48 hours after serious Poland crash

RESERVE CHARGER: Pirates' Kyle Newman

Speedway: Pirates ace Newman praying for Ward


Speedway comment: Let's not speculate... Darcy Ward and his family deserve privacy


Speedway: Matt Ford rules out Poole Pirates team changes

SETBACK: Maciej Janowski

Speedway: Maciej Janowski a "serious doubt" for Swindon clash says Ford

NO WORRIES: Davey Watt

Speedway: Davey Watt adamant spectre of team changes does not affect Poole Pirates


Speedway: Pirates could stage Lemo's farewell meeting


Speedway: Pirates put Blue Riband plans on hold

WEATHER WOE: Pirate team boss Neil Middleditch

Speedway: Pirates' clash with Swindon postponed

HEAD-TO-HEAD: Swindon's Darcy Ward and Poole team boss Neil Middleditch

Speedway: Ward factor could secure Swindon play-off spot says Middleditch

IN THE BALANCE: Neil Middleditch

Speedway: Changes elsewhere could shape team decision admits Middleditch

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