A first defeat of the season for your Saints away in France, as the absence of regulars Jonny Lomax and Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook made things tougher for the boys in the Redvee. The 18-10 defeat in the pouring rain to Catalans Dragons was disappointing, with some positive signs. Here are the best of the #SixWordMatchReport entries – and they swing from the philosophical to the angry…. First up, an entry via the comments on our Instant Fan Reaction video on YouTube, where Paul Berry wants us to splash the cash: Break the bank to keep Fages This was echoed by Alan Cottington on Facebook: Get the chequebook out for Theo The loss of the French captain was definitely felt by Saints and, with the withdrawal of Jonny Lomax, fans were quick to point out that the inexperience of our half backs didn’t help the cause: Facebook Missed Theo and L M S – Elizabeth McCarthy No Lomax, No Fages, No Win – Andy Waddilove Missed halfbacks no ball players. – Stuart Ratcliffe Two inexperienced halfbacks aren’t the answer – Stephen Roach We missed Jonny Lomax big time. – Phil Grundy Shows how much we need Lomax – Mike Morris Twitter Lomax and Fages badly missed today – @kev298 Lack of experience at half back. – @jonimac4978 Halves not up to the pressure – @debz1966 Fages importance missed when he’s gone – @saintpablo91 We would have won with Fages – @z1zico Team selection can polarise opinion, and emotions are always running high after a defeat: Facebook Leave Richardson alone, needs time guys – Jonathan Rahaman Danny Richardson piss poor, Theo Lomax – Chris Swift As well as a few fans disheartened with the performance – not only of the Saints, but of the man in the middle: Facebook Sort out handling before Good Friday. – Matt David Yet again weak officiating takes precedence – John Lewis Flopping, lie-on-athon, simulation, grubs, weak officiating! – Martin Harvey Not a rugby brain between them – James Clare Twitter Move out the f****** way ref – @tony_gee21 Why didn’t we take the two – @jackker28230367 Didn’t turn up on the day – @bjh74blueyonder S Men not clinical enough tonight – @emzz6 Poor display, poor opposition, poor refereeing. – @hotly5 No shape’ no bite’ no threat – @davedillon2 But a lot of you were magnanimous and reflective in defeat – including infamous Redvee TV contributor Peter ‘the Scot’ Elder and Phil Lowthian’s poetic entry: Twitter Fiery Dragons subdue Saints in Perpignan – @bold_ken Saints lose at Catalans, overeacting fans – @phillowthian We lost one, come back stronger @simonbatty1_sam Yer can’t win them all COYS – @sthrlfc Not good enough on the night. – @svernazza1394 Rain, Effort, Rudderless, Disappointing, Over reaction – @normdeplume Facebook Injury hit Saints slip to defeat – Joseph Coy Unsaintly performance helps Dragons win narrowly. – John Case Ah, never mind always next week – Derek Anthony Hayes Just one game, calm down folks – Jonny Edwards Credit to Catalan awesome defence COYS – Frank Porrino Tough Catalans defence, poor attack options – Neil Okell Learn from defeat, prepare for Wire – Stephen John Got beat, learn, come back stronger! – Phil Sephton Toughest team we’ve faced this year – Matty Consuela Morrey Best team won on the day – Ian Overmire Excellent Dragons defence, no Saints creativity – John Wilson Not good enough on the day! – Karen Leyland It’s just one game, calm down! – Graham Tubey Unlucky guys, onwards and upwards COYS – Dawn Polak Tomorrow is another day, Que Sera – Andy Waddilove It was always going to happen – Mike Noonan Saints succumb to a Catalan backlash – Linda Pownall Put it behind us, move on – Andrew Howard It had to happen, move on! – Peter Elder Can’t win them all, fight again – Johnny Wright Our first defeat. Onwards and upwards – Neil Barlow Best team won on the day – Chris Rich Won eight lost one joint top – Mike Mather A few of you weren’t happy with the condition of the pitch at the Stade Gilbert Brutus – we always have time for a bit of alliteration – Twitter Muddy mire made messy match murder. – @lozzyklingers Facebook Hicks, weather, complacent and no idea – Dave Alexander If that’s SUMMER RUGBY , keep it . – Peter Faz Farrell Saints struggled in the Catalan mud – Kevin Rice God awful pitch slows Saints down – Michael Derbyshire A Poor game weather didn’t help – Julie Kennedy In the mud we must run – Jason Sutton Saints slip up in the mud – Marie Bullough We had a couple of tongue in cheek entries with echoes of early 2013/14 and Dad’s Army… It’s that time, get Brown out. – Jennifer Alice Rose We’re all doomed, I say doomed – @jonom77 We also had some opposition fans come and bait us…including a Wiganer who has taken a bit of time away from their relegation battle, the Shaun Edwards issue and the lack of discipline within their players to have a pop. Mind the gap… You were knocked off your perch – @june65wigan Wire are going to get you. – @fatbelly57 We Are Top Of The League – @tobyrgriffiths And you are looking forward to Friday with Lee Butler and others giving their views on the defeat and the future – and a couple of fans pointing out where Wire have lost this season too… Facebook Rather lose to cats than wolves! – Lee Butler Monkey off our back…. move on – Dave Wilson Snr Warrington fucked up at Catalans too – Alan Gartland Don’t forget Wire lost here too – Lesley O’Connor Twitter Bring on Wire Friday Night #COYS – @ryanmuldoonuk Gutted let’s do wire on Friday – @tonytyesthelens Overreacting perhaps, smash Wire on Friday! – @sek40 And finally, Saints fans turned up in their numbers and got the plaudits from the local media in France for their behaviour… Saints have the best supporters FACT! – Karen Leyland We’ll be back next week after the Warrington game for more #SixWordMatchReports!