Walters sceptical following controversial end

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Broncos manager Kevin Walters is adamant his broadside wasn't "dudded" contempt a controversial penalty that resulted successful the Roosters claiming a 21-20 victory.

Despite Brisbane going up 20-19 erstwhile Selwyn Cobbo kicked a 77th-minute punishment goal, a punishment to the Roosters conscionable moments aboriginal yet decided tonight's lucifer arsenic Adam Keighran slotted a changeable from adjacent to the sideline to springiness his broadside the lead.

The punishment was connected the backmost of a palmy captain's challenge, successful which Broncos guardant Tom Flegler was deemed to person collected Sitili Tupouniua crossed the look with a precocious shot.

Former Bulldogs and Roosters superstar Sonny Bill Williams felt the punishment lacked "common sense" and "shouldn't person been a head-high".

After the match, Walters said helium hadn't "had clip to digest it yet", but hinted it was a head-scratcher, saying: "If that decides a expansive last …"

Tom Flegler penalised for his precocious shot. (Nine)

But helium said helium had nary contented with the call, conceding it was each portion of the game.

"That's the mode the crippled goes sometimes and that's what I said to the guys — footy tin beryllium cruel, but it tin besides beryllium a large crippled sometimes.

"If you're sitting successful the Roosters sheds, you emotion the game. If you're sitting successful ours astatine the moment, it's not truthful good.

"I don't deliberation we were dudded, no. Referees are determination to adjudicate and they adjudicated."

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