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CARR: A REALLY GOOD WIN AT A TOUGH PLACE TO COME

Ryan Carr was typically calm after securing a fifth league win in a row at the Olympic Legacy Park when his Featherstone Rovers side beat Mark Aston's Sheffield Eagles 38-18.

Tries from Pat Moran, Ben Hellewell and Nathan Mason weren't enough as Featherstone moved into third place courtesy of efforts from Dale Ferguson, Tom Holmes, Josh Hardcastle, James Harrison plus a Cameron King brace, which secured maximum points.

Carr spoke about the importance of starting well saying: "If you start slow here they will jump on you, and they're really hard to wind back in". Three tries in the opening 17 minutes saw Rovers race into an early 18-0 lead.

Despite the win, some aspects of the performance weren't particularly pleasing for the Head Coach. He said: "We weren't happy with the back end of that first-half, and during parts of the second-half we went through periods of putting ourselves under pressure".

Two tries in quick succession for Sheffield threatened to derail the result but Chisholm's penalty and Harrison's #OURLEAGUE Try of the Week contender settled any potential nerves.

Carr also praised the Rovers fans, and suggested they would have a big part to play when Widnes visit this coming Sunday, by saying: "We had a great turnout here, it's really good to see all the fans out supporting the boys, who really thrive off it."

He added that we were looking forward to getting back home, after playing four of the last five games away from the LD Nutrition Stadium.

Catch Ryan's full Interview as well as other reaction, highlights and the full-match on Rovers TV: https://bit.ly/2My5N1g