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Dartford loan defender Rory McAuley keen to impress and win his spot back at Skrill Premier rivals Cambridge United

16 January 2014
by Steve Tervet

Rory McAuley challenges Welling's Ross Lafayette (Pic Dave Budden)

Rory McAuley challenges Welling's Ross Lafayette (Pic: Dave Budden)

Rory McAuley hopes a successful loan spell with Dartford will help him win back his place in Cambridge United’s defence.

The 24-year-old, who is with the Darts for a month, started for the U’s in their second and third games of the season before a serious injury stopped him in his tracks.

He twisted his ankle against Aldershot and had to watch on as Cambridge stormed to the top of the Skrill Premier.

McAuley said: "It was devastating because at the time we’d signed Tom Bonner (from Dartford) at centre-back and we’ve got Ian Miller and Josh Coulson, so I’d got my chance back in the team. I was gutted, two games in, to roll my ankle and be out for such a spell.

"Now Cambridge are still flying, they’re doing really well, so it’s going to be tough for me to get back in. But I love a challenge and I’ll keep battling.

"I’ll come here and try to play my best and try to go back and get in their side. But while I’m here, I’m a Dartford player. I’m fully committed to that."

Read the full interview in the Dartford Messenger.

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