Warriors Try At Stoke Again
The Isle of Wight ‘Wightlink’ Warriors are now scheduled to travel to take on the Stoke Potters on Friday evening (19.30) in a meeting that will see Buxton open the evening’s important National League action at 18.00.
The Warriors fixture, which has been rearranged several times due to various issues, sees the visitors again badly depleted with work commitments preventing five regulars from riding. Only Connor Coles and Chris Widman of the usual septet will be able to take to the track this time. The constant changing of dates has been unhelpful in trying to field a team truly representative of the Warriors and for this fixture rely on guest riders Ben Hopwood (Kent) and Joe Lawlor (Cradley) to cover for James Cockle and Scott Campos respectively. The rider replacement facility will operate for the missing Ben Wilson. With Adam Portwood working and Jamie Sealey unable to take more time off after Tuesdays rain off (he will miss his first official Warriors fixture