TAUNTON Titans' unbeaten home record faces its sternest test yet tomorrow, as leaders Tonbridge Juddians visit Hyde Park for a crunch clash in the National 2 South promotion race.

Taunton took two points from their defeat at second-placed Henley last weekend and go into tomorrow's game eight points behind Tonbridge.

Titans head coach Tony Yapp said: "It is not quite make or break but if we lose we will be relying on others.

"I still maintain there will be twists and turns between now and the end of the season.

"After this weekend, we will have played Tonbridge, Henley and Redruth - the other sides in the top four - home and away.

"The other three all still have to play each other so points will be dropped along the way.

"That said, Saturday is a massively important game.

"We will be doing our absolute utmost to win it and keep our unbeaten home run going.

"We had a couple of unbeaten home seasons four or five years ago but we have not been at our best at home in the last couple of seasons.

"Going into this season, improving our home form was a big aim and so far we have done that.

"We are very well supported and that means a lot to us.

"Hopefully this weekend as many people as possible can come down and be vocal in their support - it really spurs the boys on and could be the difference between winning and losing."

Taunton were beaten 68-31 in the reverse fixture but Yapp is expecting a different game this time around.

"As strange as it sounds given the final score, that was a close game for the first half an hour," he said.

"Defensively we let ourselves down up there - a few of the boys are still disappointed in their defensive performances in that game - and, if we are honest, we were too soft.

"We have to give them no time on the ball - they have a very good 10 who controls play - and we have to stay in the game for longer."

Taunton are without hooker George Gosling through injury, but Alex Spurdle and Chris Francis are available and Barry Chapman returns from suspension.