Richard Agar was positive about his side’s display following Leeds’ 52-10 win against Hull KR last night, but admits there’s still plenty of improvement in his players.
The Rhinos produced a dominant attacking performance to record their first win of the season, following defeat in round one and last weekend’s postponement.
Agar told the post-match press conference: “From the word go we showed a very positive attitude in everything we did, particularly with the ball.
“We tried to play some good ball movement when we got the opportunity to do that and to chalk up that number of points against any team is really pleasing.
He added: “There was some daylight on the scoreboard, but there were points when I think we got a little loose, and we veered off script with some of our pass selections at times.
“There were some stupid flick passes that weren’t on and we need to be a little more hard-nosed in those situations.
“We’re a long way from where we want to be, but it’s the second game in.”
Hull KR boss Tony Smith admitted Leeds had the edge on his side, but refused to be too critical of his players, noting last weekend’s effort in the Hull derby.
He said: “They were certainly sharper than us tonight, but I don’t think they were red hot and they certainly created some of their own luck in the first half.
“But after that I thought we were not good enough in some areas and they certainly took advantage of that.
“I’m not going to kick my by boys too much, because they’re still trying hard and we are going to have some flatter days, particularly after some bigger efforts.
“But you don’t hold the opposition up over the line seven or eight times during a match unless you’re trying hard.”