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Barking aim to kick off 2019 with success at East London

PUBLISHED: 10:00 03 January 2019

Barking director of rugby Andrew Moreland (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Barking director of rugby Andrew Moreland (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

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Gale Street club set for first game following Christmas break this weekend

Barking return to action in London Three Essex on Saturday with a trip to East London.

Like all sides in the division, the Gale Street club have been without a game since December 15 owing to the Christmas break.

Unlike most, though, Barking saw their game against Old Cooperians on that date abandoned at half-time because on an injury sustained by the referee.

It means the Gale Street club have not played a full 80 minutes since losing 39-0 at Chelmsford four weeks ago.

Director of rugby Andrew Moreland will hope the lengthy gap does not affect Barking too much as they look to start the New Year on a high.

When the Gale Street club hosted East London earlier in the campaign, they were beaten 29-12 in September.

Barking will hope to reverse that score this weekend as they look begin 2019 as they mean to go on by claiming a win.

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