“We had to earn the right by running as much as them, that’s a challenge. It could have been 12-4! It’s that kind of game.
“I enjoyed it, it was frantic, hectic. No matter what the score is they have a certain attitude or style, if they are 5-0 up or down.
“We are not even at the halfway point, the league position is not something we look at we look at the improvement of the team.
“Now we are getting fitter and stronger. Our fans needed that one.”
And he was particularly happy for James, adding: “The goal will give Dan James a lot of confidence too.
“He’s been biding his time, been patient, been working hard and he’s still as fit as a fiddle and I was very, very pleased for him.