Manager Grant McCann felt his side put everything on the line as they beat Bradford City at Valley Parade on Saturday.
Rovers strengthened their grip on a play-off place with three points over their Yorkshire rivals, and McCann felt his team were well rewarded for their efforts.
"We put bodies on the line, Andy Butler and Tom Anderson were behind everything, the two full backs dealt with everything: it was a real team performance and we got a clean sheet as well," he said.
"Defensively we were very good, our work rate and attitude to defending our goal was superb, and then when we got our one chance down the other end we scored. We ground it out, we got the job done and we move on now to the next one."
McCann says results are more important than performances in the final five games of the regular season.
"We weren't at our best but we're at that stage of the season where it's not about how you perform but how you get the points on the board, of course we want to play well but it's a good way to grind out a win," he added.
"That's three wins in a row for us now, we can only affect what we do and we need to make sure we concentrate for these final five games now."