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Coach Talk – A Report from Steve Hazzelby

Saturday saw the Tigers taking on the biggest challenge of the campaign so far with a home game against the infamous Rotherham Titans. The Titans have historically been a great team with spells in the Championship, National one and briefly in the Premiership. They base their game on an enormous pack of well drilled forwards who are able to test the defence and resolve of any team they come up against. They had started their season quite well with four wins but unexpected losses to Hull Ionians away and Fylde at home. We had played them twice last season with a draw at home and a narrow defeat at their ground and were looking to record our first victory against them. We had prepared well in training, spirits were high anticipating a huge challenge. Rotherham started strongly with a try after 7 minutes with a powerful catch and drive line […]

Club News

Coach’s Talk – A Report from Steve Hazzelby

On Saturday we played our fifth game of the season against a very strong Hull Ionians team. They had started their season well with good wins against top teams Rotherham and Wharefdale and only lost narrowly the week before to Fylde in the last kick of the game. This was the hardest challenge for us so far and we knew that nothing but a top performance was needed if we were to keep our unbeaten run. We had prepared well in training, spirits were high and everyone was up for the challenge. We started really well with a solid scrum set piece and accurate line out which gave us the platform to launch our attacking options and test the Hull defences. Our first score came after 14 minutes for centre Oli Glasse who gathered a great chip ahead from winger Rhys Henderson and touched down in the top right hand […]