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Ulster know errors must be stamped out: Grant

 

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Jonathan Bradley

By Jonathan Bradley

Ulster's squad have again been reminded of how much they must improve before Friday's return game against Harlequins (7.45pm kick-off).

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The province squeaked past the London outfit last Saturday thanks to a last-gasp penalty to stay top of their European pool with head coach Dan McFarland quick to remind his victorious squad of the need to be "heaps better" back at The Stoop.

That stance had not softened by the time of yesterday's video review, the coaching staff not allowing the shine of a third straight win in Europe to change their perception of the performance.

Forwards coach Roddy Grant said: "It's important to highlight things that didn't go well, especially in this unique situation when you play the team again this week. Things that didn't go well, you have to get right this week because it's not like you're playing another team and you might get away with it. If things didn't go well, they're not going to go well again as it's the same opposition.

"There are certain areas of the game where we need to be a lot better and I guess those are the things that were maybe harsh (in the review). Harsh but true."

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