Scorpions v Tigers preview *rained off*

Jun 6th, 2019


*Please note that this meeting has now been rained off*

HEB Scunthorpe Scorpions are looking to record their first league win of the season, when they host Glasgow Tigers at the Eddie Wright Raceway tonight (Friday, 7.30pm).

Scorpions put up a strong fight away at Sheffield on Sunday, but eventually lost 44-45 in an exciting encounter.

Jake Allen is back on the sidelines, since he requires more time to recover from his shoulder injury, while Jason Garrity is still out with a broken bone in his hand.

Scorpions will utilise rider replacement for Allen, while they have booked a couple of strong guests for Garrity and the retired Josh Bailey.

2018 skipper Steve Worrall comes in for Garrity, while Anders Rowe, who scored 8+1 at the EWR for Somerset three weeks ago, will replace Bailey.

Scunthorpe promoter Rob Godfrey said: “I think it’s going to be a terrific night of speedway at the Eddie Wright Raceway.

“I think we’ve picked our guests wisely, as have Glasgow with Ryan Douglas. It all adds up to what should be a cracker evening of action.”

Admission prices for tonight:

Adult: £16.00
Student/OAP: £14.00
Child (10 – 17): £5.00
Child (0 – 9) Free (accompanied by paying adult)
Family Ticket £37 (2 adults, 2 Children 10-17)
Match Programme: £1.00

Expected teams for tonight:

HEB Scunthorpe Scorpions: 1. Josh Auty, 2. Danny Ayres, 3. Jason Garrity, 4. Stefan Nielsen, 5. Rider replacement for Jake Allen, 6. Anders Rowe (guest), 7. Ryan Kinsley.

Glasgow Tigers: 1. Craig Cook, 2. James Sarjeant, 3. Ryan Douglas (guest), 4. Paul Starke, 5. Claus Vissing, 6. Connor Bailey 7. Kyle Bickley.

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