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It's not all plain sailing, either, as driver Tristam is at pains to point out to management - he's annoyed at the amount of time he has to spend sleeping and eating in vans, while new recruit Wayne also struggles to deal with life on the road 200 miles away from his family.
HUDDERSFIELD Sea Cadets' latest challenge won't be all plain sailing.
However, it was far from plain sailing for the French side, who were forced to launch a second-half fight back after trailing 18-9 at the interval.
Yesterday'shi ghlights vvSpic 'N Span made all in the second of the 5f handicaps at Ffos Las but it was far from plain sailing for Ron Harris's runner after he was challenged strongly near the line by the fast-finishing Griffin Point.
But it wasn't plain sailing for Stevie Myatt's men who fell behind to a Michael Webster goal in 26 minutes - just a few minutes after Heriott-Watt's Erik Thomson had seen red.
While Cabbage were savouring a three-point lead at the top, Atack A endured a tough time at Atherstone, although it looked plain sailing after Nick Stanford and Andy Kean pocketed the opening two games.
Achieving this will not be plain sailing, and much innovative and radical thinking will be required, including being prepared to shed outmoded or irrelevant attitudes and structures.
It will not be all plain sailing, we are all shaped by our experiences.
The Britons' 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 defeat cut their lead in the tie to 2-1, and the form of Stakhovsky suggests his meeting with Murray will be anything but plain sailing.
But it was not all plain sailing in the first-half as Newtown enjoyed plenty of possession without finding the finishing touch.
But it was far from plain sailing for the defending champ, who had to dig deep for his victory having trailed 3-0, to set up a semi-final clash with
However, it's not all plain sailing for the local forestry industry.
Yet all is not plain sailing for the established banks and insurance companies.
James McGrane netted the only goal before the break, and when Daniel O'Connor and Tom Peterson made it 3-0 in the 71st minute, it looked like plain sailing for the Bucks.
It wasn't all plain sailing for Hunter, however, as he stalled on the stall line dropping seconds and then spun on the fourth stage dropping another 20 seconds.