Warren Gatland: 'Players showed character'

Gatland: 'Players showed character'
© PA Photos
Warren Gatland praises the character of his Wales players after they defeated England.

Wales coach Warren Gatland has praised his players' performance against England at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Despite trailing in the possession statistics, Wales held off the challenge from visiting England to record a 19-9 victory in the World Cup warm-up fixture.

"In terms of commitment I cannot fault the players, they were absolutely tremendous," Gatland told Sky Sports News.

"I thought as the game went on we looked very strong. Today was not about pretty rugby, it was about showing character.

"That's the message I want to get out to the public."

Fly-half James Hook top scored for the Welsh, claiming 13 points.

Rugby Union generic
Read Next:
Result: Wales 19-9 England
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account