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Anderson: Giants must act now to have play-off chance

Anderson: Giants must act now to have play-off chance

by: Total Rugby League, July 21, 2014, 10:05 am

Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson insists his side have a lot of improving to do if they are to mount a challenge in the play-offs, despite scoring 52 points in a convincing win against Bradford yesterday.

The Giants are now guaranteed a top-eight spot and, with six games to go, their attentions now turn to hitting form in time to progress to the Grand Final.

Anderson says the effort to do so must come from everyone involved in the club – not just the players.

“Obviously the win is the key more than anything, and it was good to score 50 points,” Anderson told the Examiner.

“But there is still definite room for improvement in all areas, and from everybody.

“And I include the coaching staff in this as well. We’ve got to get better, and it’s up to us to lead by example.

“We all have a role to play in making sure we find ways to get back playing to our best.

“I thought there were times against Bradford when we could score at will, but at the minute we seem to be happy to win 40-30. We’ve got to be more ruthless and stop conceding soft tries.

“But I seem to have been saying this sort of thing for quite a while now, and I obviously want to stop saying it.

“And with just six games of the regular season remaining we’ve got to act now.”

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