Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

'Worst Falcons Performance in Two Years'

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

'Worst Falcons Performance in Two Years'

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RUGBY LEAGUE: A furious Craig Ingebrigtsen has blasted the performance of his side after it went down to Souths Logan at Sunshine Coast Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

A week after a thrilling draw with Easts Tigers, a new-look Falcons made error after error, allowing Souths to record its first win of the season 22-12.

The Falcons welcomed back a host of players to the squad, including new captain Dane Hogan, Jon and Matt Grieve and major off-season signing Kevin Locke.

But they failed to click from the get-go.

"That was the worst performance I've seen from a Sunshine Coast Falcons team in two years," coach Ingebrigtsen said.

"They trained poorly on Friday night ... it's Round 2, we shouldn't be flat."

Souths centre Scott Doyle found drew first blood in the third minute.

A poor pass from Falcons forward Jye Ballinger and a questionable chip-kick from halfback Guy Hamilton gave him another 10 minutes from half-time and gave Souths at 12-nil lead at the break. …

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