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Sambucetti: Let's Keep Momentum Going

Published on 16th October 2013 by Tom Tainton

Lock previews Anglo-Welsh encounter

Mariano Sambucetti has called on his teammates to continue their fine run of form when Bristol Rugby visit Aberavon on Saturday (2.30pm KO).

“Aberavon will be another gritty test, as Anglo-Welsh encounters always are"

Mariano Sambucetti

Bristol - who have won four successive games in all competitions – head to the Talbot Athletic Ground for the second round of the B&I Cup.

“We’re pleased with the result against Leeds, but we know that there are areas that we need to work on,” the lock explained to

“Despite having a lot of territory, we couldn’t quite turn our possession into points, but we showed a lot of heart to get the victory.

“There’s an incredible spirit in this squad and that’s displayed by the manner we are trying the play and the positive attitude we are showing.

“Aberavon will be another gritty test, as Anglo-Welsh encounters always are. We’ll need to front up and be ready to match that physicality and desire if we want to come away with a win.

“The cup is an opportunity for a lot of guys to show what they can do. To be successful this season, we need a competitive squad of players who can all perform when called upon.

“It’s important that we continue momentum on Saturday and get another win under our belts.”