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Canterbury captain Michael Farrer says side are playing for pride in NOW: Pensions National Premier Division

13 March 2014
by Alex Hoad

Canterbury skipper Michael Farrer

Canterbury skipper Michael Farrer

Skipper Michael Farrer says Canterbury‘s men are playing for pride in their remaining two games of the NOW: Pensions National Premier Division season.

Surbiton got the better of the city club on Sunday, sealing the final play-off place and leaving sixth-placed Canterbury to target a top-five finish and plan for next season.

Farrer said: “Finishing fifth would be nice. We might not be close in terms of points to the play-off places but if we could finish just a place outside, that would be an achievement.

“We have two winnable games to finish the season and if we could finish above Wimbledon (in fifth), then it would be a platform to build on for next season.

“The squad we have is likely to be largely the same, so hopefully the disappointment of missing out this year will help us next season.”

He added: “It’s only our second season back at this level and although there might be some results which we feel should have gone another way, to finish in mid-table is an achievement. We have consolidated.”

Canterbury are sixth, 10 points clear of the bottom-two but 11 adrift of their conquerors in fourth, with just two games to go, the first at bottom side Sheffield Hallam on Sunday (1.30pm).

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