Hea­gerty ex­plains Blues’ rusti­ness

Macclesfield Express - - SPORT - LEE SIMS

MAC­CLES­FIELD Blues coach Giles Hea­gerty be­lieved his side’s slightly lack­lus­tre per­for­mance in the 22-19 win against Luc­to­ni­ans was a re­sult of sev­eral post­pone­ments.

The Blues coach has been frus­trated by the lack of game time and it ap­pears to have af­fected what hap­pens on the pitch – but he is keen to move on and keep build­ing.

“We need to be play­ing week in week out and if the weather is kind to us then we will be all right. We will leave here, do a re­view, come in mid­week, work hard then go to Sandal and see what they have got for us.”

The Blues got back to win­nings ways at home to Luc­to­ni­ans but didn’t con­trol the game as much as they would like. How­ever, fol­low­ing last week’s post­pone­ment at Ot­ley, Hea­gerty was pleased.

“We cer­tainly didn’t ex­e­cute some of the stuff as well as we per­haps should have done and that is some­thing we will have to look at in the re­view. But a ‘gutsy’ call at the end and one hell of a kick,” he said. “I do think the way the sea­son has gone on over the last few weeks is frus­trat­ing for ev­ery­one in­volved but we still scored three very good tries. Ryan Parkin­son’s try, he def­i­nitely showed

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