Titans determined to drive upwards

By Paul Rickett | 03/03/2017

Titans determined to drive upwards
Positive: Justin Burnell

BIG-spending Ealing come to Clifton Lane tomorrow - but Rotherham are determined to get back to winning ways.

With the Londoners fourth in the table and chasing a first play off place since being promoted to the Championship, it's a different story for Rotherham who have sufreed three consecutive defeats to become embroiled in a battle to avoid bottom spot. Basement side Richmond's revival - they are now on four wins, the same as their South Yorkshire rivals - has taken them to within one point of clambering off the foot of the table.

Coach Justin Burnell remains positive. "You look at sides like Ealing and see how muich they've spent and there's no wonder they are where they are," he says.

"We have to take the good things from our game at Pirates and stop the bad, such as those silly mistakes which really are hurting us.

"If we do that then we can beat them."

Ealing have won the last two games against Rotherham, both on their artificial surface at Vallis Way, but history is with the Titans who won the previous five league and cup encounters before that.

And there are bound to be plenty of points scored. The seven meetings so far have gleaned an astonishing 443!

Kick off tomorrow is 2pm and you'll find three pages of rugby, including a look at the defeat in Cornwall - we were the only local media team at the game - in today's Advertiser.

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