Doncaster Knights: Kendo upbeat ahead of Wharfedale clash

Glen Kenworthy
Glen Kenworthy

Glen Kenworthy is adamant Doncaster Knights aren’t about to fall at the final hurdle as they bid to get back to winning ways against Wharfedale.

Doncaster still have a four-point lead at the top of SSE National One but slipped up at title rivals Rosslyn Park last time out.

Knights hosts Wharfedale tomorrow in their final home game.

Doncaster then face third-placed Coventry, although with Rosslyn Park first up for Midlands outfit, Kenworthy is hoping results go their way.

“I’m never defeatist, every game we’ve got left is a winnable game and I don’t see why we won’t be able to get maximum points,” said Knights’ head coach.

“It will be difficult for Coventry to win at Rosslyn Park but it depends which Coventry team turn up. They might be in for a carnival atmosphere there.

“But then they play us which will be a different kettle of fish as it always is so it’s going to be an interesting few weeks.

“Every game we’ve played this season is a cup final because we’ve got this so called full-time tag to us and every team is out to beat us.

“We knew it would be like that at the start of the season, everywhere we go we’ve got a big red dot on our foreheads and sides come out swinging when they play us.”

Kenworthy believes the destination of the title will come down to who is more willing to take risks.

“We know we’ve got three very tough games, but we’ve got to throw caution to the wind now and score some tries in these next three games,” he said.

“First and foremost we’ve got to win the games. We need to hold onto the ball a bit better and the results will come.”

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