COACH JON Sharp is happy with Featherstone Rovers’ form going into the Kingstone Press Championship Shield semi-finals.
Rovers finished top of the Shield table and will be at home to fourth-placed Workington Town on Sunday following a 20-10 victory over London Broncos two days ago.
“It was a good win, I was really pleased,” Sharp said.
“It was a really good performance by a set of young blokes working really hard for each other.”
Sharp added: “We have won seven of our last eight games and we’ve got to be happy with that.
“We set out to go into the semis on the back of a winning run and we’ve managed to achieve that, and we’ve played some decent stuff along the way. It is important the way you go into the play-offs and we have got some decent momentum behind us.”
Rovers came through the match unscathed, but were forced to make a late change when prop Jack Ormondroyd was hurt during the pre-match warm-up session.
“His back went into spasm when he was doing some tackle technique,” Sharp reported.
And the Post Office Road coach joked: “We are getting injuries before the game has even kicked off now!
“Back spasms can come and go really quickly and hopefully it will settle down.”