Barrow can be more ruthless - Coach Nigel Wright

Nigel Wright
Barrow recorded their sixth win since Wright took over in April

Barrow Raiders head coach Nigel Wright believes his side could have taken more advantage of their dominance in Saturday's 30-18 win against Toulouse.

Wright's side ran in five tries, including a hat-trick from stand-in centre Michael Knowles, to move back into the top half of the Championship.

"Looking at the possession and the position we had I think we panicked," Wright told BBC Radio Cumbria.

"We could have scored more points if we kept to the simple things."

Wright added: "We chose wrong decisions at wrong times, players trying to be heroes, scoring for themselves rather than be team players.

"When we did the things that we practiced, we looked pretty good."

Wright was forced to make changes to his side in the absence of the suspended Ned Catic and the injured Jamie Rooney, with try-hero Knowles in particular switched from his natural hooker position to fill in the three-quarters.

"Knowles has done a job for us, he's played there the last couple of games for 20-minute spells and defensively I thiink he's the best player we've got," Wright added.

"I don't think he enjoyed the one-on-ones out there where he's got to make decisions defensively, but offensively he's asked if he can stay there all season.

"He's had a great spell, he's been the best player we've got, he's put a lot of effort in training and he's getting rewarded now by playing regularly."

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