Saturday, 16 February 2013

Gary Gold wants further improvements form his Bath side

Bath head coach Gary Gold was pleased with his side's bonus-point win over London Irish but warned his players there is plenty to work on.

Bath secured a sixth win in succession with a 40-16 victory over the Exiles at the Rec to move above Exeter and enhance their bid for a Heineken Cup qualifying spot next season.

But the Bath head coach is eager to keep his players' feet on the ground.

Gold said: "I'm really keen to emphasise that I don't want us to get ahead of ourselves.

"We're getting some things right but it wasn't a great first-half performance. There were a couple of opportunities we could have finished so I suppose the exciting part is there is a lot of room to improve.

"The basics are there and the forwards are setting a platform. I hope we are playing an entertaining game and we are scoring tries. Obviously, we are really happy with that as a performance.

"It was a very good Irish team. We had to bring our 'A' game to beat them today. They have a very good backline and we had a lapse of concentration at one point.

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