Canterbury Bulldogs head coach Trent Barrett rages at decisions in Brisbane Broncos loss

Canterbury Bulldogs head coach Trent Barrett is an unhappy man.

The Bulldogs went down 16-10 to the Brisbane Broncos at the weekend, but Barrett was unhappy with a number of decisions made during the game by the referee and the bunker.

The first of Herbie Farnworth’s tries came off a contentious strip, with Bulldogs centre Braidon Burns tackled to the ground.

Farnworth, Payne Haas and Albert Kelly were all surrounding Burns, with Haas dropping off after Burns hit the ground.

Centre Farnworth then stripped the ball to score and the try was awarded.

“They’ll want to check it,” Fox League commentator Warren Smith said.

“There were three in the tackle initially, but they all dropped off, Farnworth ended up with it and he runs away to score for the Broncos.”

The second, came off a scrum when Albert Kelly passed to Tesi Niu and then onto Farnworth to score. But Corey Oates looked to have obstructed Burns.

“He makes minimal contact, he’s on the outside shoulder but will that be enough?” pundit Michael Ennis said.

The try, however, was given.

“That’s a big call,” Ennis said.

Barrett was fuming in his post-match interview and wanted answers.

“I thought we should have iced that game and we had our chances,” he said.

“The two tries, the strip — the contentious one — and the obstruction off the scrum.

“You can’t do that and that’ll be something we’ll need to get some answers on because I don’t coach the players to lie down… maybe I will now.”

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