Matt Farnes: Raiders heading in the right direction

I write this from Venice Beach in Los Angeles, when you get to my age you need a mid-season break.

Matt Farnes in action for Raiders against Chinnor
Matt Farnes in action for Raiders against Chinnor

I’ve spoke with a few of the boys since Saturday and it seems as, though, again it was a game where we failed to capitalise on chances and possession.

The most important thing is it was a step back in the right direction as we improved on the poor showing last time out at Chinnor.

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The bonus point keeps us ticking along and the gap between us and the bottom three stays.

We have important games to come against the teams around us and win those we will be safe. It’s all still in our own hands, so we need to win our home games and pick up points away from home.

A week off for the Easter break and then a tough away trip to Old Albanians.

They are fighting it out for second place and a play-off spot Matt Miles should be in the team to face us and I know the boys are looking forward to seeing him again.

The game in Paris was an absolute belter and England’s Grand Slam was brilliant.

Eddie Jones’ team also included two ex-Raiders who look to be mainstays in the England side for years to come.

Anyway a few big weeks for the Raiders coming up and your continued support is vital. Let’s go Raiders!

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