HE may have only been here a couple of months but Anthony Laffranchi knows Saints’ first half performances of late have been ‘out of character’.
Saints have been behind at the break in both their opening games this season – yet responded positively after ‘oranges’.
“We were out of character on Friday and didn’t stick to what we have worked at all week,” Boof said. “Half time came at the right time for us and we came out and put a better 40 together.
“Royce didn’t say anything different, only that we hadn’t stuck to what we should have.
“We did that in the second half and it paid off.”
Laffranchi signed from Gold Coast Titans last season and has played in both the London and Salford matches.
He continued: “As we head into the Hull KR game we know we can build on that back 40 and set the standard. It was good to get across the line [score against Salford] and especially get one in the first game. It was a special occasion. The venue is out there compared to what I have played with a home and I hope we can tick over the wins for our fans.
“We aren’t getting ahead of ourselves though. We are two from two, but we have been below par.
“Our starts haven’t been good and we are only reasonably happy with our second halves. We know we can improve and that starts this week at Hull KR.”