The Ipswich 'Sackers' Witches start their home League Cup campaign on Thursday when they welcome local arch-rivals the 'Restart' Rye House Rockets to Foxhall. After securing a point against the Rockets in a closely fought battle at Hoddesdon on Saturday the target for Ipswich on Thursday night is 'simple'; take all three points available and prevent Rye House from securing any points! Both teams will field the same lineups as on Saturday.

Director of Speedway, Chris Louis, summed up his team's first meeting of the season: "It was as pleasing as it was frustrating to come away with what may prove to be a vital point. The evening was made 'interesting' by a lack of communication between the pits and the officials box. There’s been something very professional and composed about Cameron (Heeps) since his return from Australia a couple of weeks ago and it showed on Saturday. Calm and focused he went about scoring a very creditable 15 points with some good starts and even better passes. Danny (King) backed him up well and although we’ve only got one team meeting under our belts, I can see already why I was keen to bring him back at the earliest possible opportunity. His preparation for the season has been impeccable, he’s a team man through and through and brings a happy and calm atmosphere to the pits. New team manager, Phil Hilton, had a lot to deal with on his debut as well - R/R for Ritchie (Hawkins), Nico (Covatti) turning up just as the riders are leaving the pits for heat two, no pit to referee communication and a frustrated Gino Manzares! That’s a lot to handle on your first night, and he did us proud with a focused and professional job."

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