WRAPPED UP: Mark Minichiello of the Titans is tackled by North Queensland Cowboys players at Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast last night.
WRAPPED UP: Mark Minichiello of the Titans is tackled by North Queensland Cowboys players at Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast last night. Matt Robertsgetty Images

Titans shoot down Cowboys

THE Gold Coast Titans bounced back from a sloppy start to consign the North Queensland Cowboys to a disturbing third successive NRL loss in a 13-12 result at Cbus Super Stadium last night.

Pivot and player-of-the-match Aidan Sezer sparked the Titans' second half resurgence when clever kicks led to converted tries by Kevin Gordon (42nd minute) and Brad Tighe (65th) after the visitors led 6-0 at the break.

Sezer then slotted a field goal from in front to provide the Gold Coast with breathing space in the Queensland derby, proving the difference as Cowboys prop Matt Scott rumbled over after the siren to complete the best attacking raid of the night.

The sighting of a brown snake on the touchline had hearts jumping in a rare moment of excitement in a rather uninspiring first term.

Gold Coast Titans 13 (Kevin Gordon, Brad Tighe tries; Greg Bird, Adam Sezer goals; Sezer field goal) def North Queensland Cowboys 12 (Johnathan Thurston, Matt Scott tries; Thurston 2 goals).


Being stripped of good life by party house stays

Being stripped of good life by party house stays

Online short-stay rental debate in full swing

Mens Shed's new workshop addition

Mens Shed's new workshop addition

Woodwork annexe adds to creativity

Moves to police Noosa's national parks up for vote

Moves to police Noosa's national parks up for vote

ILLEGAL overnight campers may soon be in the sights of law enforcers

Local Partners