Hammers v Fen Tigers -Raceday update

4.15 Update:

Hammers Nick Laurence out due to illness.  Rider Replacement will cover his rides


Lakeside star Alfie Bowtell says the Vortex Hammers recognise the importance of tonight’s key home clash with Mildenhall (8pm).

The Purfleet side were well beaten by the Fen Tigers last weekend and with the chase for a play-off place hotting up, maintaining their 100 per cent home record could be crucial for the Hammers.

Bowtell, who joined Lakeside from Mildenhall over the winter, admits it’s a must win fixture.

“Nothing’s guaranteed at all and there’s still a lot of hard work to be done if we want to get into the play-offs, he said.

“We know this is a big meeting because things are getting tighter than ever at the top.

“I want another big one against Mildenhall and hopefully I can have a good one against them and while it won’t be easy, hopefully we can smash them in the end.”

Lakeside use Steve Boxall and Tom Bacon as guests for Ben Morley and Zach Wajtknecht while Alex Spooner comes in for Jamie Couzins at reserve.


Steve Boxall, Nick Laurence, Tom Bacon, Alfie Bowtell, Paul Hurry, Alex Spooner, Connor Locke.


Connor Mountain, Luke Ruddick, Jon Armstrong, Jordan Jenkins, Dan Halsey, Danno Verge, Drew Kemp.

Admission details: (Gates open 6pm – pay at gate (cash or card)

Adults: £13
Concessions: £11 * (concessions cover Male OAP’s 65 and over, female OAP’s 65 and over, Disabled, Unemployed, 17 and 18 year olds in full education and Students over 18)
7 to 16 year olds inclusive: £1
6 year olds and under: Free
Programme: £2
(*proof of entitlement may be requested.)

Image: Alfie Bowtell credit Anti clockwise Photography