Dewsbury Rams: ‘Sloppy’ Rams aim to iron out errors with potential play-off place still up for grabs

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CONFIDENCE IS growing in Dewsbury Rams’ squad as they approach the Kingstone Press Championship play-offs.

The 24-12 victory over Keighley Cougars two days ago was Rams’ fifth win in their last six matches.

And they are fourth in the table with just one game remaining in the regular season.

“We wanted to get a few wins at the back end of the year, so we can go into the play-offs with confidence,” said coach Glenn Morrison.

“It is a whole new ball game and if you have confidence you can beat anyone. We are looking okay, but I would like more bodies available.”

Rams’ injury crisis deepened when Matthew Haggerty and Ryan Wright suffered head knocks against Keighley. Morrison said: “Haggerty was only on five minutes. We’ll have to check on him, but hopefully he will be all right. Ryan Wright also did his shoulder. Hopefully he will be all right as well, because we haven’t got too many others to put in.”

The coach added: “We played the whole of the second half with only two substitutes. I was happy with the result, but I don’t think the week off helped us.

“We were pretty sloppy, we dropped a lot of ball, but defensively we were solid and we worked hard for each other.”

Baley try scorer Alex Rowe. PIC: Paul Butterfield

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