MATT Davis believes a long turnaround has come just at the right time for Warrington Wolves.

Following Friday’s 22-12 defeat to Salford Red Devils, the Wire squad have been given some time off before returning to prepare for Sunday’s trip to Castleford Tigers.

They will be aiming to recover from a seventh loss of the campaign and forward Davis thinks the break is well-timed.

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“We’ve got a long turnaround to Cas away and we’ll have a couple of days off,” he said.

“It’s not the end of the world – we threw those two points away and we still have a lot to work on but we’re still in a good position.

“It’s good that we’ve got these few days to rest up. A week is a long time in rugby league.”

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Salford won at The Halliwell Jones Stadium for a second time this year on Friday as The Wire slipped to back-to-back home losses.

Davis, who scored his first try in a Warrington shirt in the second half, believes The Wire “lacked focus” and thinks the amount of defending they had to do hindered their attack.

“At the end of the day, you have to listen to the gameplan and we didn’t do that,” he said.

“We’d worked hard on it all week but we just didn’t put it into the game. We were lacking focus.

“I don’t think the effort wasn’t there. Defensively, the effort was 100 per cent there but you’re not going to win every single tackle in a game.

“In the first half, the lads were flying up and backing each other up but we weren’t good enough with the ball.

“You could tell we’d had to do a little bit too much defence.

“We’re at our best when we get quick play-the-balls for Daz (Clark) and Austo (Blake Austin) to work off.

“We just went sideways and that wasn’t our gameplan at all.”