Ojo ready for Ealing test

22 September 2016

Topsy Ojo opened up his try-scoring account for the season during last weekend’s 30-23 bonus-point victory at Bedford Blues, a result which maintained London Irish’s unbeaten start to the campaign.

Crossing the whitewash in the opening exchanges of the second half, the prolific finisher is keen to add to his career tally of 73 tries when Ealing Trailfinders visit the Madejski Stadium this Sunday (kick-off 3pm).

“It was good to get the win against Bedford and there have been quite a few things that we’ve needed to work on this week,” said the Londoner.

“We are still a long way from putting in a complete performance, which will come in time if we continue to improve week in, week out.

“We got the win at Bedford which is the main thing and at the moment it is all about building momentum as the season progresses,” he added.

Ealing lock horns with the Exiles on the back of an impressive 20-15 win at home to Jersey Reds, a result that underlines the dangers posed by the west London club according to Ojo.

“It’s another London derby and it will be tough, but we believe in our ability to get the win and extend our unbeaten run,” said Ojo, who is pleased to put his injury problems behind him after six months on the side line.  

“I’m just pleased to be back playing, and yes it was good to get on the score sheet last week, but the main thing is that we perform well as a team,” added the England capped flyer.

A healthy Irish following made the trip to Bedford last weekend, and made a big difference according to Ojo.

“Our supporters are fantastic any time of the season and travel the length and breadth of the country, which as a club we massively appreciate,” he said.

“The support at Bedford was fantastic and it really helps knowing that we have a passionate following on the terraces – I’m looking forward to playing in front of our home fans this weekend,” he added.

Tickets are available for the Ealing game at just £18 for Members and £20 for non-members with discounts available for those under 25. Kids go for £3 in the unreserved areas.

Call 0118 968 1016 or click here to buy online.

Hospitality packages are still available for this fixture, starting at just £36 +vat per person. For more information or to buy a package please email [email protected] or call 01932 750 113. Members are also able to upgrade to Hospitality from as little as £25 +VAT. 

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