Launceston skipper Tom Rawlings says away form must improve

Launceston v Redruth

Launceston captain Tom Rawlings says his side need to start improving their away form if they are to enjoy a successful season.

The Cornish All Blacks beat Hartpury at home last weekend but have lost both of their away fixtures so far this season.

"We found a bit of form on Saturday and it's important we do it on the road now," he told BBC Radio Cornwall.

"I really want to improve performances away from home. You can't succeed by winning at home and losing away."

Launceston have the chance to put Rawlings' words into action on Saturday when they take on Ampthill & District in National League Two South.

"They've got some experienced heads and are certainly no walkover, especially at home," said Rawlings.

"You can see from the results week-in, week-out that there's no whipping boys in the league this year and every game has been tough."

One player who will miss the trip to Bedfordshire is full-back Kieron Lewitt, who was carried off with a head injury against Hartpury.

Lewitt was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth and treated for concussion but was fit enough to run coaching sessions at training on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, centre Neilson Webber is expected to return to the starting line-up, while lock Ben Hilton is likely to be on the bench.

Top Stories