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Hughes challenges Robins to string run together

Boss looking to continue momentum against Rhyl

Chris Hughes is challenging his players to continue their winning start to phase two and string a run of results together.

The Robins host Rhyl tomorrow after last weeks superb 2-1 win over Llandudno at the Giant Hospitality Stadium.

It means Hughes' side go into tomorrow's clash at Latham Park unbeaten in their last three games.

And after an inconsistent first half to the season, the manager is calling on his players to keep their momentum going, starting tomorrow.

He said: "I think we need to put together a little bit of a run because we haven't been able to do that all season, and the story of our season has been a lack of consistency in our results.

"Last week we started to do that, it was a massive win from us, we can take a lot of confidence from it and the players were rightly delighted after the game.

"It was a convincing performance and we were very good in the first half.

"Like all good teams Llandudno came back and had a spell but we didn't give much away.

"We were an attacking threat and we want to repeat that on Saturday.

"We are unbeaten in three and the message to the players this week has been to repeat what we did last week."

Last week's victory saw them leapfrog tomorrows opponents Rhyl, and in the process help the Robins climb out of the bottom two.

In contrast the Lilywhites slipped to a 2-0 defeat at home to Cefn Druids and sunk into the relegation zone.

The Robins will be looking to replicate their counter attacking play that won them the game last week, but Hughes knows with both teams down the bottom, it is going to be another battle.

He added: "I think the freedom going forward like last week is down to the personnel on the pitch.

"The personnel there last week allowed us to play in a certain way, and we play in different ways to suit certain games.

"Last week you saw who was on the bench, some were unlucky to be there and that is a good thing for us now.

"We have a near fully fit squad, and the 11 lads out there know if they don't perform someone is waiting to take their place.

"The last game against Rhyl was reflective of the league and the bottom six.

"It is a dog fight in the bottom six, everyone is in that dog fight to get results.

"After last week we don't want to get ahead of ourselves.

"We need to make sure we turn up and deliver in every game from now until the split."

Jack Perry could again start for the Robins with Dave Jones a doubt with a knee injury.

Perry was an able deputy for his side last week in the win at Llandudno.

And despite the win, and only being four points off seventh place, Hughes isn't looking at the league table.

He said: "Jack came in and did well last week and we were pleased with him, and we'll just have to wait and see how Dave is.

"We won't be looking at the league table, we just want to perform and that will bring results.

"The league can change so quickly from one week to the next so there is no point looking at the table.

"We will look in two or three weeks time, but for now we want to keep winning to put ourselves in a better position.

"I think the personnel we have in the dressing will help us to do that and climb up the table."