PIRATES’ Premiership Supporters’ Cup contest against King's Lynn has been postponed due to rain.

The Dorset club had tonight been set for a crucial encounter against the Stars in their final Southern Group contest.

A win could have helped Poole progress to the two-legged final.

But with the inclement weather intervening, a new date for the fixture will be announced in due course.

Co-promoter Danny Ford said: "Obviously we're disappointed as it's always frustrating for the promoters, riders and supporters when meetings are called off because of poor weather.

"We felt it was important to make an early call, though, as disappointing as that is.

"But we've actually been quite lucky with the weather so far this season and hopefully these current showery storms across Dorset will pass through over the next few days and we can get Monday's meeting against Wolverhampton on.

"I like to thank the supporters for their understanding and do sympathise with their frustration."