H&B set for top-of-the-table clash

Hastings & Bexhill go over for a try in last weekend's win away to Vigo. Picture courtesy Peter Knight
Hastings & Bexhill go over for a try in last weekend's win away to Vigo. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is gearing up for an early season top-of-the-table clash tomorrow (Saturday).

Kent One leaders H&B will host second-placed Cranbrook in a meeting of the division’s last two unbeaten teams. Kick-off at Ark William Parker Academy is 3pm.

H&B head coach Chris Brooks said: “From what I’ve seen and read, they’re probably the toughest opposition so far and you could argue they’re probably the toughest opposition in the league.

“They play quite a wide, expansive game as well and of the other teams in our league, they’re probably the most similar to us.

“It’s going to be a bit of a chessboard, probing for breaches and taking advantage of whatever breaches we can find.

“I’m confident of a good performance because we’re performing very consistently. I would say we’re quite capable of the win, but I think it will be a tight game. I don’t think we will have the same scoring margin we’ve had so far.”

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