Donlan: We were poor against London

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ASSISTANT coach Stuart Donlan admitted Castleford Tigers have "a lot of work to do" after they suffered a fifth successive Stobart Super League defeat.

The Tigers were outplayed in the second-half in a 42-16 loss at fellow strugglers London Broncos who recorded their first victory this season.

Donlan (pictured) said: "I think in the second-half too many of our players started to feel sorry for themselves."

The Tigers had singled out London's Aussie half-backs Craig Gower and Michael Witt as the two players they needed to watch if they were to have a chance of taking something out of the game.

Donlan added: "We spoke all week about Witt and Gower and their abilities and they kept coming straight through us."

He also admitted the Tigers paid the price for relying too much on Rangi Chase.

"We relied too much on Rangi Chase and it is tough on one man to carry a team like that," he said.

"There are 13 men out there and they need to do their bit.

"We were poor at best today and we have a lot of work to do before we play again."