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'One we let slip' - Stephen Kearney says Warriors' poor execution 'like last week' led to Cowboys loss

Warriors coach Stephen Kearney is feeling a bit of deja vu after pinning poor execution on his side's loss for a second straight week.

The Warriors were beaten 17-10 by the Cowboys at Mount Smart Stadium last night in game filled with errors by the home side.

Kearney said parts of their game looked decent but their lack of attack cost them severely.

"In a way it feels a bit like last week to be honest. One that we let slip," Kearney said after the game.

"We did some really good things out there, but lacked composure at times and really didn't do a good enough job in trying to build some pressure on the Cowboys.

"That was the disappointing part of the performance."

The Warriors scored twice last night but blew at least four opportunities to score thanks to mistakes or officials ruling them out.

Kearney said like last week's road loss to the Rabbitohs, his side struggled to remain composed towards the end of the match.

"We could have done better in the last 20 minutes, but we could have done better throughout the game," he said.

"I thought we had a number of opportunities to really build some pressure and we just didn't execute well.

"It frustrated the group, we didn't have a problem getting out of the backfield, when we got up attacking the Cowboys' try line, we lacked a bit of direction and composure."

The Warriors now have a short turnaround before facing competition leaders, the Storm, on Thursday night in their annual Anzac Day clash.