Trent Barrett and Daly Cherry-Evans have faced the media in a fascinating press-conference following the Sea Eagles' 44-10 loss to the Eels.
While the loss should be the biggest problem facing both coach and captain, unfortunately it was an afterthought considering what has transpired during the week.
Although to their credit they both faced the media, with Cherry-Evans commenting on the $10,000 fine and his relationship with Jackson Hastings.
Meanwhile Barrett, who looked like he was ready to explode any second after the constant questioning, spoke of how the Gladstone incident was a build-up that erupted.
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