Richard Agar delighted with “massive effort” after Leeds nil Wigan

Leeds players and fans celebrate the victory at the end of the game

Leeds coach Richard Agar was full of praise for his team after they won 14-0 at Wigan to keep their Betfred Super League play-off hopes alive.

The Rhinos recorded their first win at the DW Stadium in eight years following tries from Brad Dwyer and Richie Myler.

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Leeds had to go through a period of 20 minutes with a man down after both Zane Tetevano and Luke Briscoe were sent to the sin-bin.

Agar said: “I’m really happy. We had to overcome a bit of adversity with the sin-binnings, and I thought we did that really well.

“I understand their attack is not as potent as it has been, but to keep a team like Wigan scoreless is a massive effort.“

The win now sees the Rhinos sit fifth in the Super League table, just behind fourth-placed Wigan on points percentage.

Leeds face Wakefield, Hull, St Helens and Hull KR in their final four games of the season as they look to secure a spot in the play-offs.

Wigan have now gone over 200 minutes of action without scoring a try.

Adrian Lam admitted it was a not good night and feels everyone is low on confidence. Lam cut a dejected figure after the game, and admitted he has to seriously consider changing things.

He said: “It’s not a good night. We are down in confidence the whole group, and it’s showing. If we had scored first it could have been a different game, but it’s easy to say in hindsight.

“When we didn’t score first, then they get a lucky try with the ball coming back off the post.

“It’s tough. When you don’t have confidence, you don’t have cohesion and you just start playing on your own.

“We look like a rudderless ship. Our spine and key players are not combining well. We seem to have a different full-back each week, it makes it really hard to build any momentum.”

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