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WOLVERHAMPTON boss Peter Adams insist the club won't put teenage sensationTai Woffinden under any pressure in his debut Elite League season.Woffinden, 18, has high expectations and is tipped as a potential world champion.But Adams said: "We signed Adam Skornicki to try and support the top two in the team and protect Tai from any unnecessary pressure. We want to make hisfirst season with us as easy as possible."

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BERWICK co-boss John Anderson says there is a real feel-good factor at theclub. A massive crowd watched the Bandits go through their paces in pre-season practice at Shielfield Park which has had improvements done in the winter.He said: "This was a magnificent practice with a huge crowd turning up towatch really making the day. All the riders have praised the track beyondbelief."

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SUNDAY MARCH 15

PREMIER TROPHY: Rye House v Birmingham 2pmPRINCE OF WALES TROPHY: Newport 1pm DEAN BARKER FAREWELL: Eastbourne 3.30 OZCHEM CLASSIC: Sheffield 6pm

60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Swindon 6pm

 MONDAY MARCH 16

CHALLENGE: Wolverhampton v Coventry 7.30

WEDNESDAY MARCH 18

BJARNE PEDERSEN TESTIMONIAL: Poole v Newcastle 7.30 ALAN HUNT MEMORIAL TROPHY: Birmingham 7.30

THURSDAY MARCH 19

CHALLENGE: Ipswich v Lakeside 7.30, Peterborough v Danish Select 7.30,Swindon v Lejonen 7.30

FRIDAY MARCH 20

CHALLENGE: Coventry v Wolverhampton 8pm, Lakeside v Ipswich 8pm, Scunthorpev Sheffield 7.30 TOM P MADSEN TESTIMONIAL: King's Lynn 7pm