King’s Lynn Stars 48 Poole Pirates 45

The Stars put on a true team performance to defeat the Poole Pirates at the Adrian Flux Arena on Thursday evening.

Robert Lambert stole the show with 11+2 for the home side and in the week it was announced he had been selected for the Team GB side.

Ashley Morris returned to form with six points at reserve and guest Sam Masters, who was filling in at No.3 for the injured Rory Schlein, scored 9+3.

Chris Holder was the top scorer for the visitors, notching 17 points that included a double points victory.

Poole’s quest for victory wasn’t helped by Davey Watt and Paul Starke failing to score a single point all night.

Stars: Iversen 10+1, Lambert 11+2, Masters 9+3, Porsing 6+1, rider replacement, Morris 6, Kerr 6+2.