JOE Munro has vowed that Nottingham will throw
everything at Falcons in tonight's top of the table face-off at
Kingston Park (8pm kick-off).
With the Green and Whites afforded
time off in between tonight's (November 4) meeting and the next
league encounter with Doncaster at Meadow Lane on November 25, the
centre (pictured) says there will be plenty of time for bodies to
heal after battling the star-studded northeasterners.
"We have a big break after Friday with the Championship
representative game next week so we are all in this for one last
giant push," Munro said.
"There will be a chance to rest and recharge the batteries after
Recuperation has been the theme of the week at Nottingham's Lady
Bay training base with the short Sunday-to-Friday turnaround a
physically demanding hurdle for Martin Haag's men.
The second placed Nottingham is eight points adrift of the
front-running Falcons, and make minimal alterations to the side
that humbled Bristol 63-7 five days ago.
Only three changes have been made with Tom Calladine making his
first league start for the Green and Whites, coming in ahead of
Rupert Cooper as blind side flanker.
Centre Tim Streather has recovered from injury and newly signed
hooker Shaun Malton come into the match day 22, named on the
Having recorded one of Nottingham's most remarkable results in
its 135 year history, Munro insists motivation to topple the former
Premiership club is at an all-time high.
"After Sunday the confidence is very high and yet we know we go
to Kingston Park as underdogs," Munro said.
"At the same time we fully believe we can do the job up
"With the results and performances we have had these past few
weeks, things have really started to click. And when they have
clicked, it has been amazing to be part of."