Rugby: Westcliff v Bury preview

Bury travel to face Westcliff, a newly promoted club in the lower reaches of the division. Still looking to record their first away win in the league this season, Bury will be boosted by their cup win at Diss, followed by a comprehensive victory over Chingford last weekend.

Bury travel to face Westcliff, a newly promoted club in the lower reaches of the division. Still looking to record their first away win in the league this season, Bury will be boosted by their cup win at Diss, followed by a comprehensive victory over Chingford last weekend.

The team has a more settled look this weekend, with the exciting back-line unchanged apart from young Greg White taking the full-back position, and Lavea recalled to scrum-half. Hall returns from RAF duty to bolster the pack, while Geatches reclaims his spot in the back row.

The Bury coaching staff will be looking at this fixture as a “must-win”, and with leaders Diss playing second-placed Staines, it must be viewed as a great chance to begin their push to claim a top two place in this most competitive of leagues.

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