Coventry director of rugby Rowland Winter spoke to BBC C&W’s Alec Blackman after the match:
“We needed to step up in the second half because we didn’t come out the blocks in the first half.
“We were sloppy, slow and lethargic for half-an-hour or so. Injuries didn’t help but we didn’t really get going until 25 or 30 minutes before the end of the game and that’s far too late against a side of Irish’s quality.”
Watch more of Rowland’s interview with Alec below.
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