Gold Coast 20-12 Canterbury


Gold Coast picked up the second success of their NRL campaign with a 20-12 win over beleaguered Canterbury.

Despite missing playmaker Scott Prince, the Titans’ were able to produce enough in attack to overcome a determined Bulldogs outfit. Origin forward Andrew Ryan took the lead for the visitors before the Titans replied with scores from Luke O’Dwyer and Preston Campbell. Hazem El Masri reduced the arrears to 10-6 at half time with a penalty.

A try from veteran five-eighth Mat Rogers took the Titans out in front although a resolute Bulldogs did muster a try through Bryson Goodwin. But Esikeli Tonga hit back with the all-important final score for the Titans.

Tries: Luke O’Dwyer, Preston Campbell, Mat Rogers, Esikeli Tonga
Goals: Mat Rogers 2
Tries: Andrew Ryan, Bryson Goodwin
Goals: Hazem El Masri 2