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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ form concerns coach Collins

PUBLISHED: 10:15 30 October 2014

Pupils are battling it out for supremacy on the rugby field

Pupils are battling it out for supremacy on the rugby field

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Dagenham remain an inconsistent unit

Dagenham head coach Mark Collins is not sure what side will turn up against Bancroft in Essex One this weekend, but hopes his men can make it two wins in a row.

The D’s secured a hard fought 31-24 victory over Pegasus Palmerians on Saturday to move up to third in the table.

But the inconsistent nature of his team’s performances continues to frustrate Collins.

“Bancroft are no mugs, they know what they are doing,” said Collins.

“If we turn up on the day we can beat anyone, but we are like Jekyll and Hyde. We don’t know what is going to turn up.

“Bancroft have picked up a few results, they beat Writtle on Saturday so it will be a difficult game.”

Tries from Jordan Wigham, Tommy Stimpson, Bobby Dinner and Tommy Clancey helped D’s on the way to defeat Pegasus.

Collins added: “We’ve got the five-point win, but we shipped four tries to give them a losing bonus point.

“The performance wasn’t there, but I was happy with the win.”


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