Search

Lakeside Hammers defiant on Hurry

PUBLISHED: 06:30 27 May 2017

Paul Hurry returns to the Lakeside Hammers

Paul Hurry returns to the Lakeside Hammers

© CameraSport - 43 Linden Ave. Countesthorpe. Leicester. England. LE8 5PG - Tel: +44 (0) 116 277 4147 - admin@camerasport.com -

Club will use experienced rider despite objections

Lakeside Hammers will go ahead and include Paul Hurry in their team this weekend – despite objections from rival National League clubs.

Hurry’s average was established at 7.44 by league officials but this is set to rise in a dramatic twist to the saga.

But Vortex Hammers co-promoter Jon Cook insists the club will stick by their plan and include Hurry for Saturday’s trip to Stoke and the crunch home clash with Cradley on Sunday (3pm).

“Despite the best efforts of the rest of the league, Paul Hurry will be included in our team this weekend,” he said.

“I find it entirely regrettable and very disappointing that his average will now be adjusted after we established his figure with league officials even before the season started when we considered him for inclusion.”

Hurry will take his place as planned with Alex Spooner coming in as a replacement for injury victim George Hunter.

“We are confident Paul will do a good job for the team,” added Cook.

“Naturally we would love to get something on the road at Stoke but Sunday is huge for us.

“We are looking to beat Cradley, but equally as important will be the response at the turnstiles.

“It’s a Bank Holiday weekend and we have a Sunday afternoon fixture at the Raceway. It’s all set up perfectly.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Romford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Romford Recorder