Titans grant early releases for Walker, Tomane

The Jetstar Gold Coast Titans have granted requests to release rugby union bound duo Shannon Walker (Australian Rugby Sevens) and Joseph Tomane (ACT Brumbies) from their existing contracts with the club.

The Jetstar Titans have opted to grant both players an immediate release from the final month of their respective contracts in order to allow them to commence preparations for their code switches to rugby union.

Walker will join the Australian Sevens Squad for training this weekend while Tomane will join the Brumbies through one of their affiliate clubs, Uni Norths, this weekend.

Walker has played four NRL matches since making his debut for the Titans in 2008 while Tomane has played 14 NRL games since joining the club from the Melbourne Storm in 2010.

Jetstar Titans General Manager of Football Scott Clark said the club was pleased to be able to accommodate both players' wishes in providing an early release and wished them well for the future.