Lakeside Hammers gearing up for action
18:00 21 January 2016
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Elite League fixtures revealed
Lakeside Hammers will begin the 2016 season with a home meeting on March 18.
Final details of the opening fixture at the Purfleet Raceway are still to be revealed, but Jon Cook’s side know they will start their Elite League campaign with a trip to King’s Lynn on Thursday, March 24.
The Stars come to Essex the following evening, with Leicester Riders visiting on April 1 and defending champions Poole Pirates in town on April 8.
The squad includes Swedish duo Andreas Jonsson and Kim Nilsson, Danish rider Bjarne Pedersen, Pole Piotr Swiderski and British quartet Edward Kennett, Richard Lawson, Lewis Kerr and Robert Mear.
Lakeside Hammers 2016 fixtures, March 24 Kings Lynn (a); March 25 King’s Lynn (h); April 1 Leicester (h), April 2 Leicester (a, tbc); April 8 Poole (h), April 15 Wolverhampton (h); April 18 Wolverhampton (a); April 22 Swindon (h); May 5 Swindon (a); May 6 King’s Lynn (h); May 20 Coventry (a); May 21 Coventry (h); May 27 Leicester (h); May 28 Leicester (a); June 3 Belle Vue (h); June 4 Belle Vue (a); June 16 Swindon (a); June 17 Swindon (h); July 1 Poole (h); July 13 Poole (a); July 15 Wolverhampton (h); August 3 Belle Vue (a); August 5 Belle Vue (h); August 19 Coventry (a); August 20 Coventry (h); August 22 Wolverhampton (a); September 1 King’s Lynn (a).