Improved away form is the key for Scunthorpe Rugby Union Club this season
Improving away form remains a priority for the Greens this season.
And coach Tim Robinson believes he has the players to suit playing on the road.
Scunthorpe lost their last six away matches in National Three Midlands last season and have not tasted victory away from Heslam Park since a 26-22 success at Hereford last December.
Saturday sees the Greens in action at Nuneaton, newcomers to Level Five on the back of relegation in April.
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Having had to open the game up to start their season with a win against Mansfield, Robinson says Scunthorpe will look to keep things tighter in the West Midlands.
"When you're at home, you really have to chase the win as well as a try bonus," he explained.
"You've got to try to get everything you can at home – last year our away form proved that.
"It's a lot more difficult at home because the opposition can just defend and counter-ruck and live off your errors. Mansfield did that on Saturday.
"Away from home we can play like that. We can defend well and take our chances.
"If the opposition make errors then we've got to capitalise on it. Like I've said many times before, we like an open game.
A trip to Nuneaton, who play their matches at the town's football ground, represents something of a trip into the unknown for the Greens.
They were old adversaries during Scunthorpe's previous stint in the National League, but the two teams have not met since.
Robinson expects a tough afternoon for his troops, having seen the Nuns make a winning return to the division at much-fancied Longton.
"They parted company with their coach and brought in a new one who has signed some players from the club he was previously at," said the Scunthorpe coach.
"They have maintained quite a few guys who played with them in National Two last year.
"They've got a few players who I still know from when we played them 10 or 11 years ago.
"They've always had a good set-up there and I'm pretty certain they'll want to go back up.
"It's going to be a tough fixture, but we've just got to go and play."
They will do so buoyed by a seven-point success against Mansfield – achieved thanks to a try from debutant Tom Barker in injury-time.
Such circumstances earned the Greens revenge for defeat in similar fashion on the final day of the last campaign.
"Things went full circle from the end of last season when they won with the last play," Robinson added. "This time around we got something back, a bit of karma."