Delaney wants Nottingham win to mark charity event

Nottingham director of rugby Glenn Delaney hopes his side can mark Sunday's Ladies Day event for Breast Cancer Care with a much-needed win.

They will wear pink shirts in aid of the charity for the Championship fixture against London Scottish.

But Delaney's side are only seventh in the table and he wants them to build on the victory over Doncaster last time.

"It was good to get back to winning ways after four matches. The boys put in a good shift," Delaney said.

"I'm confident if we play the way we've been training, we'll be in with a good shout on Sunday."

Nottingham have had a mixed start to the season, winning three and losing three of their opening eight matches.

And although Sunday's opponents have lost six of their eight games, Delaney said their performances have been better than their results suggest.

"Scottish have proven already this season that they're a good side who haven't been found wanting at this level," Delaney said.

"They have a good set piece and are strong up front."

The match will see a number of activities scheduled throughout the stadium to help raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

But Delaney does still need to convinced about the pink shirts.

"It wouldn't have happened in my day," Delaney joked. "But it's great and for a fantastic cause."

Captain Craig Hammond added: "The shirts are certainly very pink.

"In all seriousness, it's great that we're able to help raise funds. I know that a number of the shirts will be auctioned off after the match to help raise additional funds too.

"Some of the boys are quite taken with the colour, so it'll take a good bid to get the shirts off their backs. I think some of them think they'll be playing for Stade Francais."

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