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Truro beckons as Hungerord bid to wrap up with a home win

Play-off spot secured, now it's all about jockeying for position

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Truro beckons as Hungerord bid to wrap up with a home win

HUNGERFORD TOWN hope to ‘continue the great adventure’ by signing off their regular league programme with a win at home to Paulton Rovers on Saturday.
That will seal a play-off semi-final trip to Cornwall and Truro City on Tuesday night, but the prospect of a two-night away journey his no fears for manager Bobby Wilkinson and his squad.
“I don’t care where we go,” he said. “We’re in it and it doesn't matter who you play, you’re going to have to beat them all, so I’ve no qualms about going to Truro or whatever.”
A win on Saturday - and success on Tuesday night at Truro - could even open the prospect of a home lay-off final, dependant upon other results.
Poole Town and Corby Town are essentially playing off on Saturday for the one automatic promotion spot, and Wilkinson believes the outcome of that game could have a huge bearing on the rest.
“Whoever loses that will be distraught,” he said. “And if it’s Poole, I believe St Neots will beat them and if we win at Truro, we would be at home and we’ve lost only one home league game all season.
“But first we have go to beat Paulton.”
Hungerford have no injury worries for that game and, adds the manager: “These boys will give it everything as they do week in and week out for Hungerford and my staff and the committee have all worked so hard to make this happen.
“We are on an incredible adventure and we want it to keep going and going and going and don’t want it to end.”

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