PIRATES reserve Nikolaj Busk Jakobsen has been ruled out of tonight’s clash with Belle Vue through illness.

The Danish star is set to be replaced by guest Paul Starke for the SGB Premiership contest at Wimborne Road (7.30pm).

Scott Nicholls is set to guest for the Aces in place of Kenneth Bjerre, who is unable to compete following a crash in Sweden on Tuesday

Pirates: Jack Holder, Richie Worrall, Nicolai Klindt, Josh Grajczonek, Brady Kurtz, Nico Covatti, Paul Starke (Guest for Nikolaj Busk Jakobsen).

Aces: Max Fricke, Dimitri Berge, Dan Bewley, Steve Worrall, Scott Nicholls (Guest for Kenneth Bjerre), Ricky Wells, Jaimon Lidsey.