Lakeside chief Jon Cook has vowed to do everything possible to get the club’s play-off bid back on track.
The Vortex Hammers went down to a shock 48-42 home defeat at the hands of a patched-up Poole side who only had two of their starting seven riders available.
It was a savage blow which casts a shadow over their challenge for a top four spot and they need to bounce back with home wins over Wolverhampton (July 15) and Swindon (July 22) later this month.
Said Cook: “I will be talking to the riders and key members of staff at the club on a private basis in the days ahead.
“We have to move forward and do whatever it takes to get the club back on the road to the play-offs.
“Apart from that, as for the result and performance against Poole, I addressed the issue with supporters on the night and there is nothing more to add where that is concerned.”
The Vortex Hammers were undone by a Paul Starke masterclass with 16+1 and 2012 world champion Chris Holder continued his fine run with 15.
Andreas Jonsson notched 11 for the home side who were without Edward Kennett.
Andreas Jonsson 11, Kim Nilsson 7+3, Richard Lawson 7+1, Lewis Kerr 7+1, Lewis Bridger 5+1, Robert Mear 3+2, Ben Morley 2, Edward Kennett R/R.
Paul Starke 16+1, Chris Holder 15, Adam Ellis 9+1, Ricky Wells 7, Bradley Wilson-Dean 1, Aaron Summers 0, Hans Andersen R/R.