NOTTINGHAM Rugby head coach Martin Haag has named an
unchanged side to face London Scottish at Meadow Lane tomorrow
night (Friday, September 28, 1945 kick-off).
Haag has unwavering belief in the side that was beaten with the
final play of the game against Bedford last week.
Having led until the 93rd minute of play, the Green
and Whites did everything but leave Goldington Road with four
"Against Bedford there was terrific stuff out there and the game
plan was bang on," Haag said.
"The boys really put in a big stint in with the amount of energy
that they brought into that match.
"I'm not one for making a load of changes, or changes just for
the sake of it.
"Across the board there are players going well and what we need
to do as a group is find consistency and perform well every
And yet, Haag wasn't without a headache at the selection table
as his new-look Nottingham outfit continues to take shape.
"As a squad we are in a healthy situation, we have strong
numbers training and there is vigorous competition for places,"
"The motivation for this team and players is to get back to
winning ways on Friday. All week they have been pushed in training
to make sure that they are part of the 22 to make that happen."
Nottingham Rugby team selected to face London Scottish
at Meadow Lane Stadium on Friday, September 28:
15 Andrew Savage 14 David Jackson 13 Tim Streather 12 Joe Munro
11 Rhys Crane 10 James Arlidge 9 Sean Romans 1 Matt Parr 2 Joe
Duffey 3 Michael Holford 4 Dan Montagu 5 Nic Rouse 6 Rupert Cooper
7 Brent Wilson 8 Alex Shaw.
Replacements from: 16 Scott Wright 17 Ryan Bower 18 Joe Quinn 19
Tom Calladine 20 Finlay Barnham 21 Rory Lynn 22 Joe Cobden.