Robin Hislop hails ‘excitement’ levels in Doncaster Knights camp
The ex-Rotherham Titans prop is set to make his 50th appearance for the club as they seek to build on last week’s 22-18 success over Bedford Blues.
Clive Griffiths’s side have won two of their opening four Championship contests and are looking for consecutive victories for the first time this term.
Hislop said: “There is definitely an excitement in the group. Saturday was really important that we got a win at home. Coventry are a very good side; they got a good result at Ealing and were probably unlucky not to win that so we know it is going to be a tough challenge, but one we are looking forward to.
“It is awesome to get to 50 games. It soon creeps up. Hopefully we can now go get the win.”
But they have used their Premiership links to sign Sale Sharks duo Matthew Postlethwaite and Connor Doherty on dual-registration and Newcastle Falcons blindside flanker Rob Farrar on a two-week loan.