Steve McNamara confident Catalans have more to give after Hull KR triumph

Catalans Dragons are aiming for a top-four spot following a comprehensive 34-4 victory over Hull KR at Stade Gilbert Brutus but coach Steve McNamara still feels they have more to give.

With James Maloney and Israel Folau firing on all cylinders, the Dragons were simply too hot for Tony Smith’s rattled Robins.

Former Rovers players Josh Drinkwater and Joel Tomkins were at the forefront for Catalans, but it was Joel’s brother Sam who was the architect of the Dragons’ victory.

READ: Catalans 34-4 Hull KR: Dragons too strong for Robins in Perpignan

The former England coach said: “We scored some nice tries but I don’t think we were quite at our best tonight, we’re still a little bit off but it was good to get our third victory in the space of a week or so and to not concede tries is so important for us.

“I thought we had to work really hard for it again, just like last week.

“For the first 20 minutes, Hull KR played really well. I lost count of the number of times they stopped us either over the try line or just about to score.

“We found some rhythm and intent in our attack and defence but Hull KR are a difficult team to play against. They take more risks on attack and that can throw your defence out.

“But for the most part of the game we dealt with what was in front of us so I’m pleased with that.”

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