The Warriors solely managed to attain two tries towards a Sharks facet that was one-man down for 64 minutes, however coach Nathan Brown has pinned the 29-10 loss on his facet’s weak proper edge defence.
Sharks fullback William Kennedy was despatched off for a coathanger deal with on Warriors younger gun Reece Walsh within the sixteenth minute, earlier than Jesse Ramien was sin-binned for a shoulder cost.
Despite taking part in towards 12 gamers for almost all of the sport and 11 for a 10-minute interval, the Warriors solely managed to attain two tries.
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Brown was surprisingly calm in his post-game press convention.
Instead of questioning his facet’s incapacity to attain factors towards a depleted Sharks outfit, he took intention the defence.
“Our right edge had a tough day, they weren’t at the level we need to be,” Brown conceded.
“Our younger blokes on the left edge started the game with a bad one where they got the length of the field on us and then they finished with a really poor one.
“In and around that were ok but our right edge had a tough day, obviously Cronulla threw some good stuff at them but we come up a bit short there.
“They can do a little bit better and there’s probably in and around the odd person can do a little bit better to help the right edge but they certainly had a tough day at the office there’s no doubt about that.
“I was disappointed at the end of the game when the young blokes on the left edge let that softer try in.
“The game was gone then but to get to where you want to get to you can’t really allow or want that to happen, it’s happened now we’ll dust ourselves off and get going again next week.”
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The Warriors sit tenth on the ladder after dropping three of their final 4 video games. They have the fourth highest missed tackles for the season so defence has been a problem, nevertheless their assault has additionally struggled
The Warriors now have a six-day turnaround to get well earlier than they tackle the Rabbitohs throughout Magic Round.
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