MATT Williams is expecting Chinnor to have a battle on their hands up front against Redingensians tomorrow.

The Oxfordshire club maintained their unbeaten start to the National League 2 South season, when beating London Irish Wild Geese 43-24 last weekend.

Director of rugby Williams was again frustrated that his side took their foot off the gas, having led by more than 30 points at half-time.

And he expects a tougher test when Redingensians, who have averaged 36 points across three games, visit Kingsey Road.

Williams said: “It’s always a tough, close game.

“I think they’ve got one of the best packs in the league.

“It will be a big challenge for us, because they will come at us with everything up front.”

Chinnor will be without injured flanker Will Bordill and make four changes in the pack.

Alex Bradley moves to blind-side, George Oliver reverts to open-side, Willie Ryan starts at No 8 and hooker Joe Hutchinson comes in.

In the backs, Phil Chesters returns to the left wing.

Henley Hawks make four changes for their trip to newly-promoted Tonbridge Juddians.

Rob Bell, Dave Manning and Jack Robinson return, while Will Janes makes his league debut at outside centre.

In South West 1 East, head coach Andy Boyle starts in the second row as Oxford Harlequins travel to Salisbury.

Charles MacCallum makes his debut and winger Keiran De Lange returns.

In-form Banbury eye a fourth-straight win when they host Grove, Bicester face Chippenham, while Witney take on Royal Wootton Bassett.


Chinnor (v Redingensians, home): Goss, Hamilton, Barnes, Nawaqaliva, Chesters, Bentley, Goodfellow, Bingham, Hutchinson, Mason, Casson, Green, Bradley, Oliver, Ryan. Reps: Morris, Lawrence, Manning, Dancer, Heath.

Henley (v Tonbridge Juddians, away): Awcock, Perry/Andre, Janes, O’Neill, Robinson, Butler, Jackson, Cook, Emery, Manning, Albon, Clements, Hyde, Bell, Lowe. Reps: from Hadfield, Hall, Tibbatts, Kruzycki, Murphy/Burn, Lobbuck.

Oxford Harlequins (v Salisbury, away): Stacy, De Lange, Edwards, Dimond, Yeats, Watkinson, Jones, Barlow, Tierney, Davies, Purchase, Boyle, MacCallum Taylor, Latu. Reps: Farahani, Atkinson, Wiggins.

Witney (v Ryl Wootton Bassett, home): Foggett, Fisk, Lewis, Bosher, Morgan, Birks, Woolley, Pilkington, Merriman, Richens, Webb, Mortimer, Coe, Allen, C Campbell. Reps: Copperwheat, Bayliss, Lambourne.