“There is not a lot of money around at Thackley. They do get paid, but it is something of nothing.
“I have watched them a lot over the last two seasons and I just felt they weren’t fit enough in my opinion. We’ve trained really hard and I think it proved it in the last few minutes at Garforth.
“That is what we have changed. The philosophy is the same – pass, pass, pass and go long if we need to.”
However, he admits the presence of Clapham made his return possible.