Championship preview: Dewsbury Rams v Whitehaven
Sunday 3.00pm at the Tetley’s Stadium
Dewsbury Rams could field an unchanged side as they search for their fourth successive Kingstone Press Championship victory in 2014. But there’s a warning from a Whitehaven side who have lost their last seven games – their last victory was a 16-15 success over the Rams in July 2013.
The Rams are one of two teams to have made a perfect start to the season, and coach Glenn Morrison confirmed he has no new injury concerns ahead of Sunday’s match with Whitehaven.
Morrison said: “Everyone has come through OK and there are plenty of other boys training well and pushing to get a run out, too.”
He added: “We’re still not playing at our best, but we know where we’ve got to work.
“We’ll keep our feet on the ground; we’ve got hard work to do and we’re not getting too far ahead of ourselves.
“People talk and say Whitehaven haven’t won so we should get a win, but that’s not the case. They’re a tough side with quality players and they’ll be stinging after that loss last week.”
Whitehaven’s Craig Calvert is likely to miss out with a back injury suffered during the 52-0 defeat to Leigh Centurions. The winger is just two short of 200 career touchdowns.
Whitehaven coach Dave Woods said: “Dewsbury have bought really well and they’ve got a good, big squad, but we’ve got nothing to lose.
“We’ve just got to go there, pick ourselves up and keep working hard to get back to where we want to be.”
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