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  • Rob Dyer

Warriors Make An Early Change

The ‘Wightlink’ Warriors have made an early change in a bid to bolster the team’s fortunes with the introduction of Shaun Tedham who will take up a reserve spot. Shaun will come in to the team on a very good value 3.08 average and will replace Jamie Sealey.

‘Wightlink’ Warriors Team Manager Jackie Vatcher said, “It’s safe to say that after our initial win things haven’t gone to plan and the Warriors management, along with the riders, will do all in their power to return the team to winning ways. We aren’t pressing the panic button but after 4 matches we are conscious that we have lost twice at home we need to do something.

As a result, we are delighted to welcome Shaun Tedham to the team. Shaun will come in at number 6 initially replacing Jamie Sealey. Jamie’s fans need not worry too much as this extremely popular rider will remain with the ‘Wightlink’ Warriors in the number 8 spot and proudly lead the ‘Wightlink’ Wizards as planned. I know that the Warriors management are extremely grateful for Jamie’s work with the club and we will do all that we can to help him improve so that he is once again knocking on the door of the team. Please give Shaun a right royal Warrior welcome on Thursday.”

Shaun said of his new team, “Firstly, I would just like to say I’m delighted to join the Warriors. As soon as I got the call from Jackie Vatcher, I got on the phone to Ben Hopwood, as I’ve known him for over 10 years and he’s a good pal of mine. He had nothing but good things to say about the Warriors, so I jumped at the opportunity and spent all day yesterday at Ben’s workshop making sure my bikes were race ready. I'm hoping to make a positive impression this week, but I’ve not ridden since last year, so it may take me a few laps to get going but I know this is a make or break year for me. I feel I went stale at Stoke, I had spent too long at the club and over the last coupl