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2:00pm Sun July 20, 2014
Round 19 - McDonald Jones Stadium, New Lambton - Crowd: 26401
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Fulltime at Hunter Stadium and Gold Coast have beaten the Knights 22-8.

Gold Coast Titans 22-8

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Kevin Gordon successful.

Gordon adds the extras from out wide.

Gold Coast Titans 22-8

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by James Roberts. Kick to come.

Roberts puts the icing on the cake after a clever kick out of dummy half from Mortimer.

Gold Coast Titans 20-8

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Mullen kicks for Uate but it goes into touch. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 16-8

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No try. Ioane is ruled to have knocked on. 20m restart.

Gold Coast Titans 16-8

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Titans try.

Gold Coast Titans 16-8

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Cuthbertson comes up with an error and the Titans will now get home.

Gold Coast Titans 16-8

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Mamo takes Mortimer's bomb well and the Knights need a miracle play to get them home as the clock ticks down.

Gold Coast Titans 16-8

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More hot potato play from the Knights sees the pass from Mullen go across the sideline. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 16-8

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts unsuccessful.

Roberts misses to the right. No goal.

Gold Coast Titans 16-8

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Tyrone Roberts. Kick to come.

Roberts crosses out wide for the Knights as they moved the ball down the Titans right edge. Big kick coming up from the eastern touchline.

Gold Coast Titans 16-8

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Mullen goes to the air and Faifai Loa nearly runs the length but Boyd comes up with the tackle.

Gold Coast Titans 16-4

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The Knights kick off the scrum from Mullen looking for Boyd but the ball bounces away from the fullback which sums up the Knights afternoon.

Gold Coast Titans 16-4

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The Knights pass the ball to Gagai who gets out of the tackle of Taylor before Minichiello touches the pass and knocks on. Knights scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 16-4

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Mortimer goes to the air again and Mamo comes up with a good catch.

Gold Coast Titans 16-4

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No try the decision. Boyd ruled to have knocked on and the Titans will feed a scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 16-4

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Knights try.

Gold Coast Titans 16-4

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PENALTY Knights. Titans ruled to have been in front of the kicker at the kick-off. Knights back on the attack.

Gold Coast Titans 16-4

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts unsuccessful.

Roberts hits the upright from out wide.

Gold Coast Titans 16-4

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Joseph Leilua. Kick to come.

Leilua finally gets a try for the Knights to put them on the board to give them a chance of a comeback. Plenty of offloads started with Smith and then Mason who found Boyd to pass to Leilua who ran 30m to score out wide.

Gold Coast Titans 16-4

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PENALTY Knights. Bailey takes too long to get off the tackled player.

Gold Coast Titans 16-0

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Mortimer tries to kick into the in-goal but Roberts is back for the Knights.

Gold Coast Titans 16-0

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PENALTY Titans. Knights ruled to have given too much in the play-the-ball.

Gold Coast Titans 16-0

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The Knights throw the ball around on the last but as has been the case all afternoon they throw the ball to the touchie. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 16-0

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Forward pass to Minichiello from dummy half. Knights scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 16-0

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Kevin Gordon unsuccessful.

Gordon hangs the ball out to the right but the wind can't bring it back. No goal.

Gold Coast Titans 16-0

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Mark Minichiello. Kick to come.

Mark Minichiello scores another Gold Coast try to extend the visitor's lead after some hot potato play which saw Dave Taylor wrestle out of the tackle from Uate before flick passing to Minichiello to cross out wide.

Gold Coast Titans 16-0

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Gold Coast try.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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The Knights again threaten the Titans line and another error is forthcoming. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Another error this time from the Titans gives the Knights possession back.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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A knock on from the Gold Coast is missed by the referees as they head over half way.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Mullen adds his name to the sheet of players making an error. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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PENALTY Knights. Gagai gets a quick play-the-ball and Roberts catches Blair offside at marker.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Leilua comes up with another error as the Knights moved the ball to their left side. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Mortimer kicks on the last but it sails dead. Knights 20m restart.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Mullen goes across field with the bomb but Don comes up with a good catch. Titans work the ball up field.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Kurt Gidley will not return due to a groin injury.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Mullen kicks into the in-goal and Don bats it dead. Titans dropout.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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The Knights get the ball back off the kick-off!

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Both teams out on the field ready for the second half. The Titans will have the aid of a stiff southerly at their backs in the second stanza.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Halftime at Hunter and the Titans lead 12-0.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Mortimer kicks into the in-goal and Mamo throws the ball dead.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Mortimer kicks on the last and Mamo picks up the ball before he tries to tiptoe down the sideline but then puts his foot on the chalk. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Roberts throws the ball away and the Titans now have possession.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Myles loses the ball in a solid tackle from Sims. Knights back on the attack.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Uate tries to barge over from dummy half before he's bundled into touch. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Enterprising play from the Knights sees Mamo dribble the ball into the in-goal. Leilua comes up with the tackle on Gordon to force a dropout.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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Falloon kicks out of dummy half and the ball sails out on the full.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Kevin Gordon successful.

Gordon again adds the extras.

Gold Coast Titans 12-0

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Dave Taylor. Kick to come.

Taylor brushes through some feeble goal-line defence from the Knights to plant the ball down alongside the posts.

Gold Coast Titans 10-0

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Uate comes up with another error off the scrum although replays suggest Minichiello might have helped it out.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Mortimer knocks on on the first tackle off the scrum after a horrendous pass from Gordon. Knights scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Mortimer kicks to Uate who comes up with the catch before knocking it on in the tackle. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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PENALTY Titans. Leilua comes up with the foot.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Mullen's cross-field kick is knocked on as the chasers came through.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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PENALTY Knights. Gordon runs around the back of his teammates three times before the referees finally make the decision.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Mortimer goes to the air and Uate takes the ball off Faifai Loa and knocks on. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Mullen kicks into the in-goal but it's far too heavy. Titans 20m restart.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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PENALTY Knights. Douglas hangs onto Boyd for too long.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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Mortimer's kick is charged down but ruled not to have been played at. Minichiello throws a pass into the arms of Scott.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Kevin Gordon successful.

Gordon adds the extras from alongside the posts.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Anthony Don. Kick to come.

Anthony Don opens the scoring after James Roberts got on the outside of Leilua to take off down the western touchline. He drew Boyd before finding Don on the inside to cross untouched.

Gold Coast Titans 4-0

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Mullen slips as he goes to kick before getting back up off the ground to trickle a kick into touch a metre from the Titans line.

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Great tackle from Rochow pulls Douglas down as he throws a pass into the arms of Clydsdale.

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Mortimer trickles a kick into the in-goal and Mamo runs it dead. Line dropout.

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Darius Boyd comes back onto the field of play as Clydsdale throws a forward pass to Leilua from the scrum.

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Takairangi sets it up for Myles who knocks on. Knights scrum.

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PENALTY Titans. Gagai ruled to have taken too long to get off Taylor.

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No try is the ruling after Takairangi won the race to the ball after a second kick. 20m restart.

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VIDEO REFEREE: Possible Gold Coast try.

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Gordon comes up with a good catch from a Mullen torpedo bomb.

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Mortimer goes to the air and Mamo juggles the ball before coming down with it.

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Some brilliant goal-line defence again from the Titans repels the Knights. Falloon is down requiring medical attention.

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PENALTY Knights. Gold Coast again offside.

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Snowden puts the ball down after a short ball from Smith. Good defence from Gold Coast.

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PENALTY Knights. Mortimer offside.

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The Knights take the ball down the short side, but Gold Coast have touched it before it goes in touch. Knights scrum.

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Boyd leaves the field to be assessed after a head knock.

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PENALTY Knights. Titans offside.

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Mortimer goes to the air and it finds Boyd on the full.

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Mistake free from the Knights as Mullen goes to the air.

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We are underway! Newcastle with first use.

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Alex McKinnon leads both teams out onto Hunter Stadium.

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Not a dry eye in the house as Day by Day blares over the loud speakers.

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TEAM CHANGES for the Titans sees Maurice Blair move to bench, Dave Taylor comes into the centres and Brad Takairangi will start at five-eighth.

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TEAM CHANGES from the home side sees James McManus and Chris Houston ruled out. Jake Mamo comes into the side on the wing and Adam Cuthbertson returns on the bench.

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We are live from Hunter Stadium on an overcast and cold Sunday afternoon in the Hunter where Alex McKinnon will be in the house very soon. Holden Cup has just concluded and the Knights remain on top of the table after a 42-12 victory. Team news soon.

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Referees & scorers:

Referee: Matt Cecchin, David Munro

Touch Judges: Rickey McFarlane, Jeff Younis

Video Referee: Bernard Sutton, Luke Patten

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (8)
Tries: Joseph Leilua, Tyrone Roberts
Field Goals:
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (0/2)
Penalty Goals:

GOLD COAST TITANS (22)
Tries: Anthony Don, Dave Taylor, Mark Minichiello, James Roberts
Field Goals:
Conversions: Kevin Gordon (3/4)
Penalty Goals: