Daryl Powell says Castleford "deserved to win" game against Wigan Warriors

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell believes his side were unlucky after their 6-4 loss to Wigan.

Saturday, 27th April 2019, 10:03 pm
Updated Saturday, 27th April 2019, 10:09 pm
Wigan edged a tight contest

The Tigers led the Warriors 4-0 at half time thanks to two penalty kicks by Peter Mata’uia but conceded a try to Sam Powell which earned Warriors the win.

Powell said: “I thought we were the better side. We were unlucky, I thought we probably deserved to win the game.

“I thought we did create some things and they either defended it pretty well or we just didn’t have the cutting edge.”

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Powell gave his thoughts on the rule change regarding the ruck. He said: “I thought it was a lot better today. I thought he (the ref) handled it really well.

“I thought there were five or six times when the ball would’ve been played in to the ruck and I thought the game benefitted from it so I was pleased with it, I thought it was a lot cleaner.”