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Bakers aiming to lay down marker

16:30 11 February 2015

Action from May & Baker (red and white) versus East London (purple and navy) in the Essex One last weekend (pic: Rob Stanbridge)

Action from May & Baker (red and white) versus East London (purple and navy) in the Essex One last weekend (pic: Rob Stanbridge)

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Captain Andy Yarrow discusses quarter-final tie and weekend win against East London

Action from May & Baker versus East London in the Essex One last weekend (pic: Rob Stanbridge)Action from May & Baker versus East London in the Essex One last weekend (pic: Rob Stanbridge)

May & Baker finally found out from the RFU this week that they would be replaying their rearranged Junior Vase quarter-final match with Chipstead on Saturday.

The previous encounter between the two teams was abandoned on January 24 when a Chipstead player suffered a broken leg.

Action from May & Baker versus East London in the Essex One last weekend (pic: Rob Stanbridge)Action from May & Baker versus East London in the Essex One last weekend (pic: Rob Stanbridge)

And despite the best efforts of everyone at the club, captain Andy Yarrow only found out the match had been rescheduled for this weekend yesterday (Tuesday).

“For us it is unfinished business because we were poor in the previous game and it is a chance to lay down a marker to show that we are taking this competition seriously,” said Yarrow.

“We played poorly in that game, but we were winning when it got abandoned in the 54th minute so we know we are capable of progressing. If we do we’ll create history because we have never got that far before.”

Yarrow added: “If we get through we play Camberley, another Surrey One team.

“They actually played Chipstead last weekend and won 20-5 so if we could better that result it would add to the mind games I think.”

Bakers go into that match confident following a 34-3 victory over East London in the Essex One last weekend.

Player-coach Lewis Pruce helped himself to a brace with Joe Jones also crossing over twice in the six-try win.

Tony Bly and Josh Procter were also in on the act, but the league leaders didn’t reach top form.

“It was a scrappy game and East London are good at spoiling games and that is what they did to us,” added Yarrow.

“We did well to get the bonus point and crack on from there. It was the middle part of the second half when we got that and we had to work hard for it.

“We got into a bit of an arm wrestle with them. There was times when we were a bit lazy as a squad, but it is a sign of a good team to win a game when you don’t ever get out of third gear.”

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