Rugby League: Mayfield preview

Date published: 28 May 2021

Mayfield make the trip to Warrington this weekend for their first away game of the season against Woolston Rovers in Division C. Woolston made a strong start to their season with a storming victory over near rivals Crosfields last weekend.

Mayfield themselves started with a win last week but it was a hard fought scrappy affair to say the least. Coaches Sam Butterworth and Steve Wood will be looking to improve on that performance today.

"A win's a win and we'll take that," said Butterworth after the game against Waterhead, "but we need to improve in almost every department if we want to achieve what I know we are capable of.

"We had a period in the middle third of the game when we looked good and stuck to the script, and at 18 - 0 we should have put the game to bed. I was, overall, satisfied with the defensive effort but disappointed with the amount of possession we gave away. when we were on our game we showed what we can do and we need to do that for the full eighty minutes."

Butterworth is confident of putting in a good performance this afternoon with a strong squad available and the youngsters settling in to their positions. but he is also aware that his side need to up their game and compete from start to finish if they are to bring the points back from this one.

Due to Covid restrictions supporters are advised to make their own arrangements for travel to Warrington. The ground is on Hillock Lane, Warrington, WA14NF

Fixture 29 May 2021

National Conference League: Woolston Rovers v Mayfield - 2.30pm kick off

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