Rugby League - Veivers - Reds made poor decisions

Boss Phil Veivers said Salford "made wrong decisions all night" after the Reds slumped to the bottom of Super League with a 38-4 home defeat to London Broncos.

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Rugby League - Veivers - Reds made poor decisions

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Phil Veivers believes Salford are still a work in progress

Kieran Dixon and Chris Bailey each crossed twice for the visitors, who led 22-0 at half-time.

Salford could only manage a late consolation try from Wayne Godwin, and Veivers said afterwards: "Even though we were 22-0 down at half-time I didn't think there was much between the sides. We conceded four tries to kicks but I told the boys at half-time we could still be in the game if we scored the first try."

He added: "But our confidence slipped when we could not come up with a try. We made wrong decisions all night."

Salford handed Australian duo Liam Foran and Vic Mauro debuts, just two days after they arrived in the country.

Veivers added: "There were a few cohesion problems between the halves (Liam Foran and Mark Sneyd) but they will iron out. They will have been suffering jet lag but Liam showed some neat touches and Vic took some pulling down. There is a lot more to come from them and the side.

"It's a job in progress but I'm the worst loser in the world and we are finding it pretty tough at the moment."

Broncos coach Tony Rea saluted Tony Clubb, who made his first appearance of the season after a groin injury.

Rea said: "Tony was a late call-up but put his hand up to play and is a real strong part of the Broncos. He is a terrific footballer and a dominant character in the middle.

"Defence is a strong attitude and we showed that as a team. Our wingers responded well to our kicks but we have talent right across the field."

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