Newcastle Knights coach Adam O’Brien was left dumbfounded at his side’s complacency in the loss to a depleted South Sydney Rabbitohs outfit, as he simply didn’t have an answer for a question in the post-match presser.
The Bunnies, who were already without Jai Arrow, Damien Cook and Cameron Murray due to Origin duty, had to make do without Campbell Graham (facial fracture) and Hame Sele (hamstring).
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However, an inspirational performance from stand-in skipper Latrell Mitchell ensured Souths would leave McDonald Jones stadium with a 40-28 victory that puts Jason Demetriou’s side in fifth spot on the ladder.
O’Brien hinted that with so many absences, his players may have felt it was set to be “an easy night” against the…