Gladiators v The Pirates – BSN Series

The Plymouth Prow Park Gladiators will be looking to gain revenge on the Poole Pirates when the two teams meet in the next round of the BSN series at The Coliseum this Tuesday (25th April)

With the Pirates winning 59-30 at Wimborne Road, and the Oxford Cheetahs taking a 42-48 victory at the Coliseum, The Gladiators currently sit at the bottom of the BSN Southern division table, and will be looking to finish at best runners up to progress through to the next round.

Team news:

The Gladiators will operate rider replacement for Richie Worrall who misses the meeting due to a clash with his FIM European Championship qualifying round at Terenzano in Italy, whilst the Pirates will also operate rider replacement for Anders Rowe who suffered a shoulder injury in Poland on Saturday.


Plymouth Prow Park Gladiators: 1 Kyle Howarth (Capt), 2 Rider Replacement for Richie Worrall, 3 Dan Gilkes, 4 Paul Starke, 5 Ben Barker, 6 Jake Turner, 7 Ben Trigger.  Team Manager: Garry May

Poole Pirates: – 1 Steve Worrall (Capt), 2 Rider Replacement for Anders Rowe, 3 Ben Cook, 4 Zach Cook, 5 Richard Lawson, 6 Kyle Newman, 7 Adam Roynon. Team Manager:  Neil Middleditch

Gates open 5.45pm (pay by cash) with tapes up at 7pm

Fixture update:

The Gladiators BSN Series away fixture against The Oxford Cheetahs, which was postponed due to the weather,  has been rearranged for Wednesday, May 17 – replacing the intended Championship fixture.  The rescheduled date for the Championship clash is to be confirmed.