Anderson: Reality is you're only as good as your last game
coach Paul Anderson is determined to build upon last week's victory over Catalans by backing up Sunday's performance against Salford City this Friday evening at the City of Salford Stadium, kick off 8pm.by NRL
coach Paul Anderson is determined to build upon last week's victory over Catalans by backing up Sunday's performance against Salford City this Friday evening at the City of Salford Stadium, kick off 8pm.
Improvements at the newly named The John Smith's Stadium were apparent as the Giants looked a refreshed and rekindled outfit against the French.
Although the victory may have injected confidence into the ranks the Giants Head Coach Paul Anderson has now warned that more work needs to be done as he looks to direct his side back to title-challenging form;
"After the Catalan game I just said to the players 'sing the song' because it had been a while.
"We had to enjoy the occasion and on Monday we just had to remind them that we have built a block and we are going to have to keep building blocks.
"I'm not going to say that we won one game and now all our problems have been resolved because that would be the wrong thing to do.
"Reality is that you're only as good as your last game and last game we showed some improvements and if we don't keep improving then we will become stuck again.
"One of the things I always say is that I'm not interested in who we play it is about what we can do. If we can build on what we did at the weekend then we give ourselves a shot and that is what we have got to look at.
"I've seen glimpses of Salford but haven't looked at them in a great deal of depth. We will have a good look at them when the time is right but I am more concerned with us."
Anderson was delighted that his players were starting to respond to his methods and believed that team-effort was pivotal in their victory on Sunday and still remains the key.
"All the team contributed and it wasn't a one man show, everybody contributed and that is what we are looking for.
"The squad has reacted to not what only I have been saying but what Kieron and the rest of the staff have been saying. They seem to be listening and seem to want to take these things on board which is great."
After coming through against a tough Catalan side with only a few bumps and bruises Jamie Cording will be looking to stake a further claim for a regular place whilst Scott Moore aims to make a return.
"Cordy will play again on Friday, he deserves another shot. What I know is that whether I put Cordy in there or Bobby, I know exactly what I'm going to get. They are going to give me what they have got and that is what I want.
"Scotty has got a chance of playing but I will pick a team on Thursday and let the players no on Thursday too."
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