Marshall calls for more discipline against free flowing Leigh

Halifax head coach Richard Marshall says his side need to be smarter and play the game at the right end of the field in their home opener this Sunday against a dangerous attacking side in Leigh.

Fax were beaten comfortably by Widnes on the road last week and now welcome a reinvented Centurions team to the MBi Shay looking to get their first win of the season.

Leigh were a surprise package in round one, edging Toulouse at home, which drew Marshall to warn his players of how costly more poor discipline would be against John Duffy’s expansive side.

“They have no boundaries, no rules and they’ll put shift after shift on to try and break you down. That means we need to be a lot smarter this week in terms of dictating field position and where we want to play the game,” he said.

“Of all the penalties we conceded, four or five were just dumb play; the kind of thing you’d expect to see once a month. We just need to make sure we spend a lot more time down at the right of the field this week.”

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