Cowboys coach hits out at 'immature' stars

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Cowboys manager Todd Payten admits he's feeling "frustrated" aft North Queensland suffered their 4th consecutive decision astatine the hands of South Sydney.

Despite scoring the opening 2 tries of the match, North Queensland were past nighttime blown disconnected the parkland by South Sydney, who responded with 8 consecutive tries to tally distant with a 46-18 decision successful Newcastle.

A triumph would've moved North Queensland level connected points with eighth connected the NRL ladder, though they would inactive beryllium sitting extracurricular the playoff positions connected differential.

"Yeah I'm precise frustrated," Payten told reporters aft the match.

"There are antithetic parts to that frustration. It seems to beryllium the aforesaid radical consistently implicit 15 to 16 rounds.

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"We don't reconnect and get unneurotic arsenic a team. We benignant of conscionable disintegrate and don't speech and yea it's not bully enough.

"We're an immature squad astatine the moment. Just not consenting to wage the terms successful the pugnacious parts of the crippled for agelong enough."

Payten conceded the existent playing radical is lacking enactment retired connected the field.

"It would assistance with immoderate much acquisition absolutely," Payten added.

"We person got a fewer older guys and they are talking and leading. I thought Jason Taumalolo and Macca were beauteous beardown today.

"But they request immoderate assistance by immoderate cardinal players astir them and immoderate much experienced guys."

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