Canterbury head coach Andy Pratt says city club will travel to Shelford with confidence
Canterbury head coach Andy Pratt says his side go into a tough
run against three of the top five sides in National 2 South with
The city club lie eighth ahead of Saturday’s trip to Shelford
but despite losing the reverse fixture 30-12 at Merton
Lane in October, Pratt said: “We have had a weekend of rest
and have a couple of players back this weekend.
"We’re looking forward to getting back to it but it’s going to
be tough. They are hard opponents who seem to get better every
After fifth-placed Shelford, Canterbury will host third-placed
Henley and second-placed Redruth but Pratt added: “We had the same
run in the autumn and learned a lot from it.
"Since then we went away to Hartpury College and won and can
take a lot of confidence from that.”
Skipper Peter Kelly (pictured) has recovered from a back
injury while Wim Baars returns from a trip overseas.
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