Prev Game: Super League Sat 12th Jul

prev game - Catalan Dragons
team 1 score team 2
Catalans 16 - 37 Wigan

Next Game: Super League Sat 19th Jul

next game - Catalan Dragons
team 1 score team 2
Catalans 17:00 Wakefield

Challenge Cup: Laurent Frayssinous praises Catalan Dragons after win over York City Knights

Last Updated: 12/05/13 5:26pm

  • Share:
Laurent Frayssinous: Pleased with Catalan Dragons performance

Laurent Frayssinous: Pleased with Catalan Dragons performance

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Catalan Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous praised his side's professional performance after the 92-8 hammering of York City Knights.

The home side had it all their own way in from the seventh minute of the Tetley's Challenge Cup fifth round tie after trailing to an early Tom Carr penalty for the Championship side.

"I'm very happy because we needed to bounce back today from our poor performance last week against Wakefield and we were very hard on the players this week," Frayssinous said.

"We told them that they had to respect the opposition no matter who we play and that we had to bounce back. I'm happy with the scoreboard but really happy with the performance.

Frayssinous paid particular tribute to back-rower Larroyer, adding: "The style of the Catalans is to play with vision and play where the space is, in the first half that was on our right side and Kevin was very successfulthere, however he has put in a lot of hard work and today he got his rewards."

York coach Gary Thornton said: "Although we didn't have the ball very often, I thought our performance when we did have it was pretty good. I was pleased with that, but defensively, they were far too strong for us.

"Some of the skill levels within the Catalans are absolutely fantastic and I was in awe of some of it."

  • Share:

Related

2013 Challenge Cup fifth round

Tony Smith: Delighted with Warrington win

Smith praises Briers display

Warrington coach Tony Smith welcomed the return of Lee Briers as the Tetley's Challenge Cup holders swept aside Salford

Denis Betts: Relief for Widnes coach after win over Workington

Betts pleased to be through

Widnes coach Denis Betts was a relieved man after his side beat Workington 36-0 to reach the Challenge Cup last eight.

Shaun Wane: Targeting Wembley appearance

Wigan target Wembley double

Shaun Wane wants his Wigan side to make it a Wembley double for the town after his team beat Hull KR.

Most Popular

Features

Sports Day Survey

Sports Day Survey

Have your say on school sport and what activities children do outside of school.

Good Week/Bad Week

Good Week/Bad Week

Sky Sports takes another look back at the last week and picks out our best and worst moments.

Super League stats

Super League stats

Who has kicked the most goals this season? Which player is penalised the most? Find out here...