Gold Coast Titans coach Justin Holbrook was left dumbfounded concerning the state of officiating throughout his aspect’s 18-12 loss to the Roosters.
The Titans have been left surprised when Roosters fullback James Tedesco was not sin-binned after AJ Brimson was taken out as he tried to place the ball down within the lead as much as their first attempt to winger Anthony Don.
Referee Henry Perenara dominated Tedesco wasn’t given his marching orders as a result of the Titans ultimately put the ball down for the opening attempt of the sport.
Holbrook was seen screaming into his walkie-talkie simply minutes later when centre Brian Kelly was despatched to the sin-bin for taking out Joseph Manu near the road in the same incident.
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Perenara had initially simply dominated a penalty for the infraction however was knowledgeable by the bunker that Manu was in a try-scoring place.
Captain Kevin Proctor furiously argued with the referee, highlighting the inconsistency between the 2 calls.
The Titans coach stated Kelly “simply touched him” and his aspect did not need to be a person down.
“Down to 12 males twice, the second legit, the primary one no manner,” he stated.
Holbrook was miffed as to why the Titans have been down a person and Tedesco escaped punishment.
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“Would have been useful not having him on for 10 minutes. That’s a humorous ruling as a result of we scored he does not go to the sin bin nevertheless it’s the identical factor.”
The Titans have been left ruing their possibilities after being denied three tries within the first half however performed an thrilling model of soccer by giving the ball loads of air on the sides. Winger Philip Sami was spectacularly denied by Manu whereas Kelly was within the sin-bin, which might have been an enormous sway in momentum to the Titans whereas a person down, in keeping with Holbrook.
“I believed we had sufficient possibilities within the first half, we simply could not get the attempt, Phillip Sami held up, AJ dropped it over the road after which we have been peppering their line simply earlier than halftime and could not give you something,” he stated.
“When you look again over the 80 minutes, that was in all probability the chance we missed trigger I believed we have been the higher aspect within the first half…actually completely happy to give you a attempt on the finish and provides ourselves an opportunity.”