Canterbury coach Trent Barrett hasn’t hid from his aspect’s woes after another humbling NRL loss, this time to the team that hadn’t won since they closing met practically a three hundred and sixty five days within the past.
Brisbane scored 22 second-half of parts within the 24-0 loss to total a 13-sport dropping trail and steal some stress off fresh coach Kevin Walters on Saturday at Suncorp Stadium.
The fight of the competition’s two most out-of-abolish sides lived as a lot as that reputation in a first-half of Barrett labelled “dour” earlier than the Broncos made them pay for their errors.
The Bulldogs had their probabilities, bombing a obvious attempt when Adam Elliott and Kyle Flanagan would per chance perchance no longer compose a straight forward two-on-one play to launch the scoring within the first half of.
Additionally they loved 59 per cent of the territory but had been saved scoreless for the second straight sport.
“I merely conception our attack used to be regular, to yelp the least,” Barrett talked about.
“It be the NRL, that’s the long-established we demand after we invent bag down there to compose and we didn’t.
“Intent, striking in and character for an hour but that’s a given within the NRL, there is different things it is a must to invent neatly … it is possible you’ll perchance no longer merely contend with terminate on effort on my own.”
In a candid put up-match press conference Barrett also conceded within the fight for highly-touted Brisbane backrower Brendan Piakura’s signature, after the 18-three hundred and sixty five days-primitive had seemed destined to spin to the Bulldogs.
“I voice he’s going to cease in Brisbane … it did (glimpse admire he used to be coming to Canterbury) he’s a correct younger participant and a correct cramped one and I desire him the whole finest.”
Brisbane coach Walters, who on Friday hinted there used to be extra correct recruitment files on the most practical possible arrangement after retaining Jordan Riki mid-week, did his finest to brush off Barrett’s attempt to let the cat out of the earn about Piakura.
“I don’t know so till we hear that from Brendan, I would per chance merely no longer assemble any observation,” he talked about.
The Bulldogs next face South Sydney, who had been impressive in defeating the Sydney Roosters on Friday evening.
“They’re playing very neatly but it if truth be told’s no longer going to topic who we play, to be staunch, now we need to repair our own yard,” Barrett talked about.
“It’d be easy for me to throw every little thing out the window but now we have merely bought to follow the job and withhold working exhausting.”