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Morgan proud of brave Cov despite last-gasp defeat.

Byline: John Wilkinson sport@coventrytelegraph.net

HEAD coach Scott Morgan had nothing but praise for the desire and commitment of his injuryravaged Coventry side after they were denied victory at National League One leaders Ealing Trail-nders in the dying moments.

Ealing scored their winning try two minutes from time, coming through 24-18, as Cov nished the game with 14 men following a succession of injuries which saw prop Adam Parkins taken to hospital for observation after being concussed in the rst half and Dom Lespierre suer a suspected broken jaw in his rst game back in the side after an identical injury in January.

Props Andy Brown (knee) and Chad orne (shoulder), back row Sam Pailor (back) and centre Mark Hodgkiss (knee) also went o with Cov twice going down to 13 men.

"We don't celebrate losses, and it's a loss which is bitterly disappointing because we should have won it in the end," said Morgan. "But I'm really proud of the boys, I thought they did incredibly well.

"In many aspects of the game we were second best, but the desire, the attitude and the application we showed was second to none.

"I think they did the travelling supporters proud and showed what it means to them to pull on the jersey. ey just didn't stop."

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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Mar 30, 2015
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