"We have a dressing room of mentally strong and brave people. We will see what we are made of and see what we can come back with.
"We got off to a bad start and they played a very good game. They played a very powerful style of rugby.
"The intensity they had around the ruck in and their ball carrying was immense. We played pretty well in the second half but didn't get the breaks. When we had the chance to kick for goal we felt we could go for the try.
"A few of us had a chat about it and we wanted to go for the scrum."