Wests Tigers NSW Cup Coach Paul Fletcher is still in disbelief how a side can score 42 points in a match and still not win.


Thats the problem facing Fletcher following the sides 44-42 loss to Windsor Wolves at Campbelltown Sports Stadium last Sunday in one of the highest NSW Cup scores in years.


To help address the issue, Fletcher has taken a leaf out of Wests Tigers NRL Coach Mick Potters book with the first two training sessions this week being all about defence ahead of the round three clash against Manly at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday, March 23.


It has been a full week of defence. I think the boys left their shoulders at home last week, Fletcher said, bluntly.


We have been working on our contact, our technique and winning those early tackles.


I took a leaf out of Mick Potters book. The ball will be seen again in our captains run tomorrow.


Manly have some quality players in Ben Farrar, Esi Tonga, Dane Chisholm, Kayne Lawton and George Rose but Ive only been focusing on us and making sure we improve. You score 42 points and get beat. It is unheard of.


It shows we dont have any problems with our attack, just our defence.


In our first match we lead 12-0 and our defence and discipline let us down in the end. Our discipline was better last week but our defence was not to my liking.


The match kicks off at 1.10pm. Fox Sports will broadcast the game live.