Dewsbury Rams respond to coach Kelly’s knowhow

Dewsbury coach Neil Kelly.
Dewsbury coach Neil Kelly.
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DEWSBURY RAMS coach Neil Kelly says he knows what needs to be done to get back to winning ways.

Rams have been beaten in three successive games since confirming their place in next year’s Kingstone Press Championship, but Kelly felt they played much better in the 16-12 defeat to Bradford Bulls two days ago than during their 38-0 loss at Batley Bulldogs a week earlier. He said: “I thought against Batley there was a lack of effort and application.

Gareth Moore is on the mend for Dewsbury Rams.

Gareth Moore is on the mend for Dewsbury Rams.

“That wasn’t the case on Sunday. Purely and simply, it was due to errors and a bit of ill-discipline.

“If we had cut the errors out and been a bit better disciplined we would have won the game.

“It’s more encouraging for me because I now know what we need to get out of out game.

“We have proved we can win games when we don’t make errors and our discipline is better and there’s nothing to stop us doing that in the next two or three games.”

Dewsbury's Robbie Ward.

Dewsbury's Robbie Ward.

Rams visit Oldham on Sunday before a semi-final at Shield leaders Toulouse Olympique and Kelly said: “The Toulouse game is the meat in the sandwich.

“I’ve got to make sure most of the players are fit and we can go there and give it a really good go. Gareth Moore has got a chance for this week and I am optimistic Robbie Ward will be back, but Josh Guzdek won’t be. He is out for the season.”

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