Denham to look overseas for new Workington Comets speedway rider
Last updated at 11:33, Wednesday, 01 August 2012
Workington Comets owner Keith Denham may have to look overseas to fill the void left by the injured Kyle Howarth who is out for the rest of the season.
Comets face a bus busy three days and go to Redcar tomorrow, to Scunthorpe on Friday, before finishing with a home match against Sheffield on Saturday.
James Holder from the Plymouth Devils has been called up as a guest rider against Redcar, but Denham admits they are struggling to find riders for Friday and Saturday.
He said: “Kyle is going to be an absolutely terrible miss.
“We are trying to bring someone in to fill that slot which is very,very difficult.
“We need an experienced rider at Kyle’s average to try and get back on track.
“We might have to go overseas.”
Denham added that Thursday and Friday’s away matches at Redcar and Scunthorpe will be difficult.
Comets will be going up against former rider Kevin Doolan who now rides for Redcar and Denham is wary of the threat of Scunthorpe’s new signing Nick Morris.
Manager Tony Jackson said that Reno Bach and Tero Aarnio will be fit for Redcar despite a few bumps and bruises from the Newcastle race.
He added: “Three games in a row will be hard. We will certainly give everything we have got.”
First published at 11:30, Wednesday, 01 August 2012
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk
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