Pressure builds on Seibold after ‘awful’ loss


Brisbane is a staff underneath siege after a horror 30-12 loss to Gold Coast condemned the Broncos to their fifth straight defeat, with coach Anthony Seibold as soon as once more pressured to reply questions over his future.

The house crowd turned on Brisbane as they left the sphere at halftime, booing the gamers as they trudged off trailing the Titans 22-0.

Seibold is within the second yr of a five-year contract, however the board should act until there is a drastic turnaround within the coming weeks.

If the Bulldogs beat the Wests Tigers within the remaining match of spherical seven, the Broncos will fall to final place on the ladder.

“They cannot put a set of six collectively. It’s unimaginable how off form they’re,” tweeted Nine commentator Phil Gould.

“Pretty exhausting to elucidate what we have simply seen.

“Broncos appear to be (a) staff of strangers, thrown collectively yesterday to make up a staff.

“Can’t imagine it. Just terrible.”

Coach Anthony Seibold was on the defensive after the loss, acknowledging that he might not see out his contract, though a three-hour board assembly on Friday backed the under-fire coach.

“I’m attempting to remain within the current, I’ve bought a 5 yr deal right here,” he mentioned.

“I feel I’m the fitting individual to attempt to deliver this group by means of.

“But if the board assume in any other case, or Paul White as CEO thinks in any other case, then they will inform me.”

The Broncos have misplaced their 5 matches because the COVID-19 shutdown by a mixed margin of 170-42.

“I’m not trying over my shoulder, I’m attempting to work as exhausting as I can,” Seibold mentioned.

“I’ll rise up and go once more within the morning.

“It’s irritating. It’s the primary time I’ve misplaced 5 video games in a row as a head coach.”

The match completed in farcical circumstances with Brisbane diminished to only 11 gamers after Corey Oates was despatched to the sin bin, and Matt Lodge was pressured off with harm though the Broncos had no interchanges remaining.

“They completed the sport with 11 males, you do not make these errors as a coach should you’re considering clearly,” league Immortal Mal Meninga mentioned on Fox Sports.

Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold. (Getty)

“You’ve bought readability in what you are doing.

“There’s some issues there.

“There actually was no effort. The Titans bought off to a extremely good begin however proper by means of the entire recreation, there was bits and items the place there was no effort from gamers.”

Broncos gamers are additionally underneath fireplace after they have been seen laughing with Titans gamers instantly after the fulltime siren. Former Queensland and Australian consultant Jharal Yow Yeh, who performed for Brisbane earlier than harm ended his profession, was vital of the response.

“What I do as a participant proper now, as an alternative of speaking and laughing with my opponents after the sport (is) go see the followers, say whats up, wave at them, apologise,” he tweeted.

“Do no matter you gotta do to ask for forgiveness to the those who make this membership!!”

Former State of Origin hooker Michael Ennis mentioned the gamers response at fulltime was telling.

“It’s clearly not hurting sufficient, it is clearly not hitting the mark,” Ennis mentioned on Fox Sports.

“They’ve misplaced 5 video games in a row, we talked in regards to the material and the success of that membership, and what it stood for, discuss in regards to the aura diminishing.

“It’s on present on the finish of the efficiency.”

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