TNS renew rivalries with Connah's Quay Nomads in a crunch JD Cymru Premier clash on Saturday.

All eyes will be on the home side's bench after ex-TNS manager Craig Harrison succeeded double title-winning boss Andy Morrison at the helm last week.

However TNS will go into the match as favourites and aiming to build on their four point lead at the top of the table with the Deesiders' crown already slipping with a paltry nine points to their name this season.

TNS manager Anthony Limbrick praised Harrison.

"Our lads really rate him highly for what he did here," said Limbrick. "He did an amazing job during his time here."

Harrison won six titles during his tenure at Park Hall before an unsuccessful spell at the helm of Hartlepool United was followed by a return to the Welsh league as assistant to Morrison at Nomads.

"It will be interesting to see if Nomads change their style under a new manager and we are looking forward to what should be a great game."

Meanwhile Limbrick praised the mentality of his players after easing to a 3-0 win at home to Aberystwyth Town last week.

"We could have scored a few more," said Limbrick. "It was pleasing to see our forwards impacting the game in the manner we did but I think we should have scored a few more goals.

"It was pleasing to see the entire team defending to keep the clean sheet which is important to us.

"We played well but certainly we know some areas of our game we need to work on but I am pleased with the commitment and mindset of the players who want to improve and drive standards."

Meanwhile Harrison will aim to fill the boots of the most successful Cymru Premier of recent years.

He said: ""I'm very excited to take on this new challenge.

"I'm looking forward to working in a different capacity at the club alongside some very good people, both on and off the pitch."