Victorious Siddal glad of summer break

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Siddal coach Gareth Greenwood has said the four-time National Conference Grand Finalists are not “naive” after ending a two-game losing streak with victory at Ince Rose Bridge last weekend.

The Chevinedge side are without a match this weekend after recovering from losses to Myton and Thatto Heath with a 50-30 success in Lancashire.

But while Greenwood was happy to be back on the winning trail, he was realistic over the quality of the performance and its implications.

“I would have taken a 6-5 win before kick off, so to score so many points is obviously pleasing,” he said.

“We’ve had a tough couple of weeks and everyone is a lot happier when you’ve got a win, so the mood will be a lot better this week.

“But we’re not naive; we know they weren’t great opposition and we know we weren’t perfect.

“We were 50-12 up after 50 minutes and at that stage anything was possible in terms of the scoreline.

“But we allowed things to get a bit scrappy and didn’t give ourselves a chance to kick on.

“We know there’s a lot to do to get where we need to be if we’re going to do anything this season.”

Tomorrow could be the first of two blank Saturdays, with next weekend’s fixture - a re-arranged game at Castleford Lock Lane - still unconfirmed as Courier Sport went to Press.

“If it’s on, it’s on; if it’s not, it’s not,” said Greenwood.

“At this stage, I don’t think it would do us any harm to have a couple of weeks off.

“It’s been tough at times this year and I think it would be good for people to go away and recharge their batteries.

“We’ll see what happens.”