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Ming urges Town to keep pressure on Cougars

Dandy Town skipper Damon Ming has urged his side to make the most of their chances tomorrow when they lock horns with PHC at Southampton Oval.

Town, currently in second place and two points ahead of third place PHC, will be looking to keep pace with league leaders Devonshire Cougars who played Robin Hood last night.

PHC won the previous meeting 3-1, but Ming believes that the bigger picture should be looked at, and in the case of his Hornets, continue to apply pressure to the leaders.

“The only difference in being the hunted and the hunter is the fact that you can’t let up on the pressure if you are chasing,” he said. “The only thing we can do is get results, but with that being said they have already played and we know what we need to do to maintain our position.”

The Bermuda international is wary of the threat PHC possess and wants Town to be prepared and ready for a tough task.

“In PHC you have a very good team that has lots of pace so we need to be wary of their threat,” he said.

“It is always a thing of seeing what they do and adjust but if we can get on top early then it bodes well for us.

“It is the same motto as previous, one game at a time, we play Cougars next week and we have to give ourselves a chance to get right in the mix of the title hunt.”

Elsewhere in Premier Division action, Southampton Rangers travel to Bernard Park to tackle North Village in a battle of fourth and fifth, while the football version of Cup Match will be played at Somerset Cricket Club when Trojans welcome St George’s to the West End.

The remaining match will see Wolves and Flanagan’s Onions clash at Goose Gosling Field. All matches kick off at 3pm.

In First Division action BAA host Prospect at Goose Gosling Field tonight with a 9pm start scheduled.

Tomorrow will see X’Roads host Young Men’s Social Club at Garrison Field, while Devonshire Colts make the trek to St George’s to play Hamilton Parish, while Boulevard and Ireland Rangers do battle at Goose Gosling Field.

Somerset Eagles have a bye.

All matches scheduled to kick off at 12.30pm unless otherwise stated.

Hornets winger Damon Ming

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Published January 26, 2013 at 8:00 am (Updated January 25, 2013 at 11:44 pm)

Ming urges Town to keep pressure on Cougars

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