Matt Diskin: Errors to blame for Hull thumping

Bradford captain Matt Diskin insists he and his team-mates have learned from last Friday’s thrashing at the hands of Hull FC.

The hooker, 32, claims the Bulls deserved little more than the heavy loss they suffered and blamed handling errors for the defeat.

“After claiming two important wins against Wakefield and London, we couldn’t continue our run last Friday,” he said.

Addy-Hull-v-Bulls“But we were our own worst enemies against Hull. We coughed up possession too many times and made silly errors. If we play like that against any team, never mind a group as established and well drilled as Hull, we will get punished.

“We know, set for set, that we are capable of matching any team in the league and despite our small squad we will put up a fight against anyone.

“Last Friday we did not do ourselves justice and everyone wants to prove a point [against the Giants on Friday]. Huddersfield have some of the best players in the league but we have high quality in our squad and if we play to the level we know we can it will be a tough and tight game.

“They are a very strong side with great half backs that work behind big forwards. The Giants rely on go forward, so if we match them blow for blow and correct the mistakes from last week we know we have some good plays in us and can cause an upset.”

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