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Titans name 21 for Cowboys Trial

Jetstar Gold Coast Titans Coach John Cartwright is one step closer to settling on a side for the club’s season opening blockbuster against the Dragons after today naming a strong 21-man line-up for Saturday night’s pre-season trial match against the North Queensland Cowboys in Cairns. After utilising the services of 25 players in last Saturday night’s impressive 42-4 trial match win over Souths in Coffs Harbour, Cartwright has condensed the squad to 21 as he looks to fine-tune combinations in the club’s final pre-season hit-out before the Round 1 clash against the Dragons at Skilled Park on Saturday, March 12. Indigenous All Stars representative Ryan James returns from a one match suspension to play his first pre-season match for the Jetstar Titans, while utility Luke O’Dwyer has been ruled out after sustaining a rib injury in last weekend’s win over the Rabbitohs. Continue reading

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Broncs thump Titans

A young and inexperienced Jetstar Gold Coast Titans succumbed to a disappointing loss in their first trial match of the season, going down to the Brisbane Broncos 42-18 in front of a crowd of 3,500 at Kougari Oval Wynnam. The Titans looked the better of the two sides in the early exchanges with Esi Tonga scoring two tries before the leaving the field with a broken nose and concussion. Some impressive play through half back Luke Capewell and hooker Matt Srama helped narrow the margin throughout the game but it wasn’t enough with the Broncos laying on five unanswered tries as a shell-shocked Titans side attempted to recover. Titans coach John Cartwright said tonight was an important hit-out for the youthful side. “On the whole I think everyone did pretty well,” Cartwright said. “We played well in patches, it’s just a shame the score line blew out a bit in the end. Continue reading