Westerman: Black and Whites find ruthless streak

Hull FC loose forward Joe Westerman says his side need to find a ruthless, clinical edge after losing another tight clash against Catalan Dragons on Saturday.

An impressive fight back from the Airlie Birds got them within four points of the French outfit provided Westerman, but Hull fell agonisingly short and were unable to clinch the points.

The 24-year old said: “We have got to turn these tight losses and these close games into wins now, as we head into the crucial final run of games of the season.

“To get up the table it doesn’t matter if you win by one, two, three or four points, we have just got to start turning the wins around.

“The performances this season have been of a good enough standard but we haven’t found that clinical nature to turn the result in our favour and unfortunately this weekend’s game will fall into that same category.

“I felt we were in a position where we were going to win the match, which makes it that even more disappointing that we were able to get that close without finishing with the right result.

“I’m gutted that we lost a big game that would have allowed us to continue the momentum of the previous two fixtures results wise. However the efforts, attitude and application certainly in the second half I feel, were positive that we can take into training this week ahead of Wakefield.

“The nature of how we finished the game will give us plenty of positives to work on, but we have said that too many times in recent weeks so it is really time to put this into action.”

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