SKIPPER Aaron Lee says his side will travel to Devizes with double the incentive this weekend as they look to make it back-to-back wins in WEPL Wiltshire.

Although victory over Marlborough last time out moved them 38 points clear of the bottom three with two games to go, Lee’s side are still not definitely certain from relegation, so could put those fears to bed with another positive result on Saturday.

Not only that, victory would see Purton climb above Devizes in the table, and they could even end the day as high as fifth heading into the final round of fixtures of the season on September 1.

That lofty position is one that Lee would cherish given his side’s mixed fortunes in 2018 as they have won seven and lost eight of their 15 completed fixtures.

“Although we are not mathematically safe, I think we probably should have enough points on the board already,” said Lee.

“It would take Calne to pick up maximum points over the next two games and us to get none. Of course, that can happen, but it is unlikely.

“It does take a bit of pressure of us for the last two weeks of the season, but the next game coming up against Devizes is still a massive one for us as if we win it, we could move up as high as fifth in the table.

“We haven’t played good cricket for long enough periods this year, but to potentially be in the top five heading into the last game is a great effort. We certainly would have taken that at the start of the year.

“We know we don’t have the depth to our squad that other teams have, so it would be a very good effort to be that high up

“From where we have been over the last few weeks, if we were to win again on Saturday and move into the top half of the table, then full credit has to go to the boys for getting us into that position.”

Royal Wootton Bassett, who are only place and one point above Purton in the table, are looking to end their own lingering doubts over relegation at the weekend – although they face a stiff task against new league leaders Chippenham.

Swindon can do both of their near neighbours a favour, though, as they face another side in the shake-up to potentially drop out of the league when they host Calne at the County Ground.

Finally in Premier Two Glos/Wilts, bottom side Lechlade are also on home turf and go looking for some respite in what has been a tough season when they face Biddestone.