Robins draft Worrall and Bates
SWINDON Robins have this afternoon drafted Steve Worrall and Josh Bates for the 2014 Elite League season.
Each top tier team now has two riders at reserve following this afternoon's draft, which saw 20 youngsters allocated via the new fast-track scheme.
Worrall rode for Newcastle and Redcar in the Premier League last season and Stoke at National League level, while Bates was with Scunthorpe and Mildenahll.
Swindon's Ben Reade was taken by Belle Vue while Darryl Ritchings remained undrafted and will become a reserve available to all Elite League clubs in the event of injury.
DRAFTED RIDERS: Belle Vue: Stefan Nielsen & Ben Reade; Birmingham: Paul Starke & Simon Lambert; Coventry: Jason Garrity & James Sarjeant; Eastbourne: Lewis Blackbird & Danny Halsey; King’s Lynn: Lewis Kerr & Lewis Rose; Leicester: Tom Perry & Max Clegg; Lakeside: Adam Ellis & Ben Morley; Poole: Kyle Newman & Lee Smart; Swindon: Steve Worrall & Josh Bates; Wolverhampton: Ashley Morris & Joe Jacobs.
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