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FIGHTING ON: Darcy Ward (Pictures: Sam Sheldon)

EXCLUSIVE with Darcy Ward: 'There is nothing I can do and that’s the hardest thing'

WIZARD OF AUS: Promising youngster Brady Kurtz has joined Poole Pirates on a full transfer (Picture: Denis Murphy)

Poole Pirates promoter Matt Ford: New recruit Brady Kurtz could assume mantle from Darcy Ward

AUSTRALIA-BOUND: Darcy Ward (Pic: Denis Murphy)

Speedway: Darcy Ward heading back to Australia next month


Speedway: Pirates announce Elite Shield dates


Darcy Ward: 'I may never walk again but I am okay with that'

MAKING HIS WAY: Lakeside asset Adam Ellis says mentor Matt Read has aided his career

Speedway: Ex-rider Matt Read helped me find my feet in British racing says Pirates' Adam Ellis

POLE STAR: Krzysztof Buczkowski has penned a loan deal at Poole Pirates for 2016 (Picture: BSPA)

Speedway: Buczkowski makes shock Pirates loan switch

EXIT: Polish star Maciej Janowski will not start 2016 with Poole Pirates (Picture: Denis Murphy)

Speedway: Janowski will not start 2016 at Pirates but Ford leaves door open for return

GILLMAN WIN: Chris Holder (Picture: Denis Murphy)

Speedway: Chris Holder wins benefit meeting Down Under as £28,000 is raised for Darcy Ward

SUPPORT: Darcy Ward and Neil Middleditch

Neil Middleditch: Darcy Ward can create a future in speedway whatever happens

STEPPING UP: Kyle Newman

Speedway: No sentiment attached to Darcy Ward's bike as Newman invests in his future


Speedway: Ford 'tinged with sadness' over Starke's Poole Pirates departure

BACK AGAIN: Kyle Newman

Speedway: Ford wants Newman to break into top five – on Darcy Ward's bike

WORLD AIM: Poole Pirates' winter recruit Hans Andersen (Picture: Jarek Pabijan)

Speedway: Hans retains hope of GP berth

UPBEAT MOOD: Pirates star Hans Andersen

Speedway: Pirates new boy Hans buoyant over average bid

MADE IT! Chris Holder

Speedway Grand Prix: Holder creeps into top eight as Janowski intervenes

HOME GUARD: Chris Holder

Speedway Grand Prix: Chris Holder looks to get over the line on home soil

MUTUAL RESPECT: Hans Andersen shakes hands with team boss Neil Middleditch during his last spell at Poole in 2009

Poole Pirates star Hans Andersen: I was fed up of losing to Poole – so I joined them!

Speedway: Ford backs Andersen for fairytale return to Pirates

Speedway: Ford backs Andersen for fairytale return to Poole Pirates

POSITIVE CHANGE: Pirates team boss Neil Middleditch says rule tweaks will benefit reserve riders

Speedway: Fast track tweaks will benefit Brits says Pirates team boss Middleditch


Speedway: Promoter Matt Ford hints at imminent arrivals for Poole Pirates


Speedway: Pirates' rivals Lakeside to run in 2016


Speedway: Draft system tweaked for 2016 Elite League

IN CHARGE: Wimborne Town boss Steve Cuss

Non-league: Clarke sees red as Wimborne pay the penalty

HOT PROSPECT: Former world under-21 champion Patryk Dudek

Speedway: Dudek unlikely to ride in Elite League

POLE STAR: Maciej Janowski

Speedway: Ford admits Janowski could leave Pirates for 2016

TOUGH TIMES: Josh Grajczonek, back row and second from right, admits it was hard to watch Darcy Ward address Wimborne Road

Darcy Ward: Pirates asset Grajczonek reveals emotion over injured pal Ward

CLOSE RELATIONSHIP: Darcy Ward and Neil Middleditch

Speedway: Nearly £50,000 raised in admissions from Darcy Ward meeting

WORLD STAR: Darcy Ward

Darcy Ward in emotional address to speedway fans at benefit meeting

GALLERY: World's top riders and fans turn out to support Darcy Ward

GALLERY: World's top riders and fans turn out to support Darcy Ward

SUPPORT: Pirates boss Neil Middleditch hopes fans will turn out in force for Darcy Ward's benefit meeting

Poole Pirates boss Neil Middleditch: I'd give up all seven Elite League titles to see Darcy Ward on a bike again


Darcy Ward: Injured star set to attend his benefit meeting at Poole on Wednesday

SOLIDARITY: Elite League-winning boss Neil Middleditch wears a #DW43 T-shirt in support of Darcy Ward

Speedway: Poole Pirates boss Neil Middleditch set to sell Turbo Twins scooter for Darcy Ward fund

WORLD CHARGE: Poole skipper Maciej Janowski

Speedway: Janowski and Holder close on 2016 world championship berths

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

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