'˜I've not come all this way for third places' says Kiwi

New signing Bradley Wilson-Dean was far from impressed by his competitive debut display for Panthers.

Thursday, 30th March 2017, 9:19 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:34 pm
Bradley Wilson-Dean.

The New Zealand champion contributed paid eight points as the city side beat Scunthorpe last Friday night to make a winning start to the SGB Championship season.

But Wilson-Dean’s return fell some way short of his expectations and he’s anxious to quickly improve.

“I wanted 10 points, but ended up with half of that,” admitted a rider who helped Somerset to a double at this level last season.

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“I can only blame myself as I didn’t really deal with the change in track conditions from it being so slick for the Challenge against Coventry the previous Sunday and much heavier for the Scunthorpe meeting.

“I know I can beat every guy in this league and I need to step it up.

“I don’t come all the way from New Zealand to run third places.

“I set my sights pretty high and I really hate it when I fall short.”