Tom Coventry says London Irish are 'trying to keep our morale high' despite their 12th defeat of the season at Bath.
The Exiles now find themselves eight points from safety, but the 49-year-old turn said they must turn their attention to their game against Saracens in New York next Saturday.
"When things aren't going so well, it's easy to forget why you play the game," Coventry told BBC Radio Berkshire.
"It hurts and the boys showed that emotionally with their body language.
'They can't dwell on that for too long because we've got to get on a plane tomorrow and fly to New York.'