10:11pm Monday 26th September 2011
By Brian Owen
Eastbourne will face Poole in the final of the Elite League play-offs.
Eagles overcame a few nervy moments to see off battling Lakeside 53-39 in the second leg of their semi tonight.
They successfully wiped out a one-point first-leg deficit but the contest was in the balance until Bjarne Pedersen and Joonas Kylmakorpi raced to a 5-1 in heat 13.
Poole eased past King's Lynn in the other semi.
Pirates come to Arlington for the first leg of the final next Monday with the return at Wimborne Road seven nights later.
Eagles: Woodward 14+2 (7), Pedersen 13 (5), Bridger 11+1 (5), Kylmakorpi 7+1 (4), Gustafsson 6+3 (5), Lahti 2+1 (4), Dryml r/r.
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