Walters p—ed off after Broncos fall wanting premiership glory

Kevin Walters watched the Brisbane Lions lose the AFL Grand Last in heartbreaking circumstances on Saturday and thought that’s not a pleasant strategy to lose.

Sadly for him and his Broncos from the Queensland capital, they suffered the identical destiny after Penrith stormed again from a 24-8 deficit to report the largest NRL Grand Last comeback of all time. 

Walters is often the NRL’s most upbeat coaches however he was shattered within the post-match media convention, saying they need to have gained the sport however must get higher with their begins and finishes. 

“There’s no emotion in there. It’s very quiet,” he stated when requested concerning the temper within the Brisbane sheds. 

“It’s simply arduous to get your head round what truly occurred. It’s very disappointing. I really feel for all of the gamers in there that gave a lot however it wasn’t sufficient ultimately.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 01: Reece Walsh of the Broncos in action during the 2023 NRL Grand Final match between Penrith Panthers and Brisbane Broncos at Accor Stadium on October 01, 2023 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Reece Walsh. (Picture by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Photographs)

“I feel the entire stadium thought we’d finished sufficient. Proper now it’s a fairly empty feeling. 

“Nathan Cleary was fairly good, to be truthful, on the finish of the sport.”

Walters stated once they repair just a few points of their recreation, they’ll win premierships. 

“We’re not far off. As you noticed tonight we’re getting there. We’re loads nearer now than we have been 12 months in the past. 

The winner of a number of premierships for Brisbane within the No.6 jersey, Walters was impressed with Ezra Mam’s beautiful three-try haul, describing it as a “superhuman” show from the 20-year-old.

“We all know he’s a proficient little participant. He confirmed that tonight on the massive stage,” he stated.

“Everybody was making an attempt actually arduous however typically the soccer gods take issues away from you and so they did that tonight.”

For a coach who entered the season below strain to maintain his job after the Broncos missed the playoffs in his first two years on the helm, Walters has all however silenced his critics after practically slaying the Panthers juggernaut.

“We needed to win a premiership and we didn’t get it and that pisses us off.”


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