The Warriors are not sitting in 12th place on the NRL ladder because of referees. They have not lost 10 of their 18 games this season because of referees. The Warriors are not struggling to make the top eight because of referees.
While I agree there were refereeing errors made in the Warriors' 24-22 loss to the Eels on Saturday which probably cost them the game, I do not agree with using that as a cop-out.
We cannot forget, one of the errors the referees made in that game was missing a knock-on in the lead up to