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Match Preview: Hamble Club v Baffins

Written by Ollie Cook
18 Nov 2022

Rovers head to The Abbey aiming to secure back-to-back league victories on Saturday (3pm kick-off).

Liam Brewer struck on his league debut against Fareham Town last Saturday as Baffins returned to winning ways. Tom Vincent was also on target in the 2-1 victory at Cams Alders.


Hamble are this weekend's opponents and last campaign, Rovers got the better of their Southampton-based counterparts on both occassions. Like this term, the first fixture during the 2021/22 campaign took place at The Abbey and James Cowan's corner was diverted into the net deep into stoppage time.


The clubs met on the final day of the previous season and Baffins ran out 3-0 winners at the PMC Stadium. Oscar Johnston, Tommy Scutt and Miles Everett completed the season-closing victory.


Hamble have enjoyed a strong start to their new campaign and occupy fifth place in the standings heading into the encounter at The Abbey. The Monks are ten points above Rovers, having play two matches more, with 27 points on the board so far.


Victory on home turf against Pagham last Saturday saw Hamble end a four-match winless run in the Wessex Premier, with defeats agains AFC Stoneham and Horndean on home turf.


You can watch Baffins take on Hamble Club at The Abbey on Saturday (3pm kick-off). Tickets are priced £6 adults and £3 concessions with under 16's admitted free of charge.


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Elsewhere on Saturday, the Reserves face United Services Portsmouth at the Victory Stadium (3pm kick-off).

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