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London Two North East: Jordan Wigham calls on Romford & Gidea Park to up work rate ahead of home fixture with Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 12:30 06 October 2017

Romford & Gidea Park head coach Jordan Wigham issues instructions from the touchline at Crow Lane (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo).

Romford & Gidea Park head coach Jordan Wigham issues instructions from the touchline at Crow Lane (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo).

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Crow Lane club suffered a heavy defeat at Sudbury last weekend, but will aim to get back on track this Saturday before a mini break

Jordan Wigham wants his Romford & Gidea Park team to cut out their errors if they are to achieve their objective at home to Ipswich in the London Two North East.

The Crow Lane club suffered a 57-15 defeat at Sudbury last weekend despite a strong first half showing.

Archie Duke, Ian Semain and Jamie Harbour crossed over for Park, but they came back pointless and will look to put that right tomorrow (Saturday) against Ipswich.

Wigham said: “We have set an objective of picking up a bonus point victory this weekend, but we must work really hard to cut out the errors and be more clinical in attack.

“Injuries mean we will yet again give opportunities to other players and there is a big emphasis on us building a squad and not just a team at Romford & Gidea Park.

“We will welcome two new signings into the side with Matt Holder, a prop, and Liam Clarke, a back row, coming straight into the team.

“Hopefully they will fit in and help us achieve our goal of winning on Saturday and picking up a bonus point too.”

After four games completed, Romford sit seventh in the table with two wins and two defeats – both losses occurring on the road.

It is therefore a positive for Wigham and Steve Barfoot’s team to be back at Crow Lane this weekend where they’ve already defeating Epping Upper Clapton (22-0) and Woodford (38-14).

Saturday’s opponents Ipswich have only played once away from home this season, but it was a day to forget as they lost 93-0.

Wigham will hope Park can heap more misery on the Suffolk-based club, who have just one victory from their opening set of fixtures.

“Ipswich have not had a great start to the season and I am told they don’t travel well,” said Romford’s first-team coach.

“Hopefully another good result on Saturday will help us find our feet in the league.

“We must be willing to get our high work rate back and out work Ipswich in all areas of the game.”

After returning to Crow Lane with no points last weekend, Romford will hope to send Ipswich back home with no reward tomorrow.

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