If you've got the complete ITG you shouldn't need to use any of the OE system.
Your syncros may be wearing out, or your the clutch.[/QUOTe
i dont think its clutch purely because the pedal is fully pressed and no sense of it slipping or happening in any other gear, i could easily be wrong though.
Is there any one that is good at looking at these types of problems with out the typical (its a rover it will cost ya) im fed up of garages sucking there teeth giving silly prices.
hope some one can help