Captain’s Corner: Everyone is geared up for London Scottish clash
PUBLISHED: 16:10 04 May 2011
copyright Kevin Webb 2010
Need to have more of a cutting edge if we are to win vital clash at the weekend.
For a while now the London Scottish game has been on the horizon but now it is fast approaching and has become a winner takes all tie on Saturday.
It would be nice to get Gale Street packed out for the game, because we deserve it.
We cannot do anymore on the pitch then we have done and I am sure they’ll be quite a few from Scottish, with it being their biggest day in recent years, as well as it being a short trip across London.
Having familiar faces like Craig Ratford and Adam Kwasnicki in the Scottish line-up adds a bit more spice to the occasions, and they’ll have the advantage of being familiar with the pitch and surroundings.
Scottish are playing really well and scoring quite a few points so we know it will be tough but all the players are up for this game.
At the weekend against Cinderford it was never going to be an easy game, as they still needed a point to avoid relegation.
They have only lost four games at home before Saturday and showed they are a completely different proposition at home then they are away.
We created plenty of chances but we just lacked that cutting edge.
But it’s not something we can work on in training, we just have to deliver at the weekend.
If we don’t have that cutting edge on Saturday then it is a game that we are not going to win.
They went down to 13 men at one stage during the game and we should have put them to be but the execution wasn’t there.
After the game against Blackheath on April 23, my shoulder was still a bit sore, but I have had no ill effects from the Cinderford encounter which is good.
Lee Griffiths has been doing well in my absence and has carried on that, meaning I have had to settle for a place on the bench.
There are no guarantees with the way Griff has been playing that I can get a start against Scottish but I would love to be on the pitch from the start.
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