Cornish Pirates head coach Ian Davies says his side were defensively "embarrassing" in their 38-38 draw with London Welsh at the Mennaye Field.
It was their penultimate Championship game of the season and Davies' last home match in charge of the team.
"I'm not Kevin Keegan, we don't score five and you score four - it's about defence, having pride and we didn't have that," he told BBC Radio Cornwall.
"Too many were putting their hands up and letting people walk through them."
Budget cuts mean Davies will leave Pirates in the summer to take up a new post as head of rugby at Christ's Hospital School in Sussex.
The mid-table club have now conceded 92 points in their last two games.
"Defensively we weren't at the races, (it was) embarrassing," added Davies.
"Some boys have got to really look at themselves to say 'did I give my all?' I don't think some of them did.
"We're here to be paid to do a job and we haven't done that."