Ward defends Kear after error in Wigan defeat

London head coach Danny Ward felt his side could have got something out of the game after losing an eighth straight time.

The Broncos fell to an 18-8 defeat to the Warriors after two second-half tries saw them come up short.

London were ahead at the break but failed to capitalise on chances, and Ward said: “It’s another one where we’ve played well and I think we could have got something out of it.

“We just didn’t take out opportunities at the crucial times and made some errors at crucial times too.

“Wigan really raised the bar in a 15 minute period in the second-half and we just didn’t quite go with them.”

Elliot Kear made a costly mistake which resulted in Chris Hankinson putting the Warriors ahead, but Ward insisted that wasn’t the reason they lost.

“I said to him after the game he’s had a quality game there.

“He’s been one of our best players all year and people make errors. We all make them together and we don’t single anyone out. He’s been fantastic all year, it’s just one of them. That didn’t lose us the game, the next time we were down their end we dropped a ball on second play then gave away and penalty and conceded. That’s what we need to fix up.”