SEP 00] COVENTRY CRUSADERS NEWS
Hope To Cause A Storm In Derby
Crusaders are to take on high-class opposition in a bid to get extra
practice and sharpen themselves up tomorrow.
will take on Derby Storm at 8pm tomorrow in a friendly away game.
Dip Donaldson said the aim of the game will be to force his side to
dig deep and improve their level of play.
Crusaders will use this as a chance to get themselves ready for the
big show down with the high scoring team from Manchester, who are
sitting at top of the NBL Conference along with the Crusaders.
training against each other all week it will be great to try things
out against Derby.
games is the best measure of one's individual skills and where your
team performances are rated."
will be using the game as a last minute check before their season
opener against London Towers on Saturday.
year when Crusaders played Derby they matched up quite evenly in a
friendly battle that no one wanted to lose.
added that although it is just a practise game, players always have
that competitive edge which makes them want to be the winners of every
said he expects the game to be similar, although the two sides won’t
face each other in any competition this season.