Jordan Ryan starred for the home side with two tries, while Melbourne Storm recruit Tom Learoyhd-Lahrs was a cut above the rest.
The Falcons struggled with their attack but can take a lot out of their defensive effort.
The Coast side rallied hard to successfully defend seven sets on their own line during the second half to show they are a different side to last year.
Coach Glen Dreger has some tough decisions to make in putting together his round one team to face Norths next weekend at home.
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