Full Time
80:00
2:00pm Sun April 2, 2017
Round 5 - Mt Smart Stadium - Crowd: 10263
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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WARRIORS: Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Shaun Johnson converts from outwide and we have 50 seconds left

Warriors 28-22

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TRY WARRIORS: Scored by Ryan Hoffman. Kick to come.

Ryan Hoffman just missed a field goal attempt but seals the win with a try on the left edge

Warriors 26-22

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL WARRIORS: Field goal attempt by Ryan Hoffman unsuccessful.

Ryan Hoffman takes the field goal shot... yep Ryan Hoffman took it

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL GOLD COAST TITANS: Field goal attempt by Kane Elgey unsuccessful.

Kane Elgey tries for power over accuracy and it's well away from the posts

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL WARRIORS: Field goal attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Shaun Johnson doesn't hit the field goal all that sweetly and it's a miss - Titans with 7 tackles

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS: Kevin Proctor makes an unforced error.

Titans set for a field goal - Warriors defence awake to it and force the error

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A relieving penalty for the Titans after a rake... The Titans get into the Warriors for the first time in a long time

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Issac Luke loses the ball at dummy half.

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Injury toll hurting the Titans yet again... Karl Lawton now out on the right wing for the Titans

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Joe Greewood isn't in Auckland anymore Toto... A nasty head clash with Ryan James and Greenwood is off the field for his HIA but with 11 minutes to go he won't be back

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Shaun Johnson goes blindside with the kick after a second of indecision and the Warriors are pinning the Titans right in their own corner

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS: Joe Greenwood makes an unforced error.

A big tackle from Issac Luke and the ball is forced out of Joe Greenwood's grasp

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Ryan James stays down until the whistle of Adam Gee blows and he's up but it was a fair penalty against the Warriors for the Titans

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Tyrone Roberts-Davis only just gets into the field of play - all the momentum is with the home-side at the moment.

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WARRIORS: Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Shaun Johnson converts it from midway between the posts and the sideline to the left

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TRY WARRIORS: Scored by Kieran Foran. Kick to come.

Kieran Foran shows why he is a class player and he dodges around the Titans defence and score

Gold Coast Titans 22-20

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David Fusitua cops a head clash with Dale Copley but will stay on the field

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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Pressure off the Titans for the moment with Ryan Hoffman losing it in the play the ball on the last tackle

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS: Ryan Simpkins makes an unforced error.

Coachkiller at dummy half from Ryan Simpkins

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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Possession at 71% for the Warriors in the opening 15 minutes of the half but scoring just the one try

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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Remarkably the Titans somehow stay in the field of play and they work it out off their own line

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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Last play goes astray for the Warriors and claims for six again not given by the Referees, Titans working off their line

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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Good set after the penalty for the Warriors sees Johnson force a dropout

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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Tyrone Roberts limping badly as he landed with the kick... Titans down to a 3 man bench

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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RTS gets knocked down as he's coming through to contest the high kick... not smart from the Titans when Adam Gee is standing right in front of it

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WARRIORS: Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

A shank for SJ and the gap stays at the converted try

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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TRY WARRIORS: Scored by Roger Tuivasa-sheck. Kick to come.

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck holds the ball and goes to the line and Dale Copley can't make the tackle and RTS scores

Gold Coast Titans 22-16

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Ligi Sao loses the ball in the tackle but the referees have called it a strip and the Warriors go on the attack in the Titans half

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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Spiralling bomb dipped on RTS but takes it really well in front of his sticks

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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Good start for the Warriors to open things up

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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Second half underway - Warriors getting the first use of the ball

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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HALF TIME @ Mt Smart Stadium and after trailing 12-10, the Titans go into the break 22-12 up

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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A bounce of the ball that favours the Warriors keeps Vidot away from the ball and the Warriors survive just before halftime.

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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UNFORCED ERROR WARRIORS: Sam Lisone makes an unforced error.

Warriors cough up some rare field position and the Titans will work it away from their own end

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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Forward pass from dummy half called by the touchie and then the error compounded by a penalty against the Titans

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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No power in the lights at Mt Smart Stadium matching the Warriors defence at the moment

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS: Conversion attempt by Ashley Taylor successful.

Ash Taylor puts another conversion in this time to the right of the posts

Gold Coast Titans 22-12

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS: Scored by Kane Elgey. Kick to come.

If the setup for Kane Elgey's first one was classy well the second obliterates it, Tyrone Roberts kicks it and his cousin Tyrone Roberts-Davis misses it but Elgey picks it up

Gold Coast Titans 20-12

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BUNKER TIME: Outstanding effort but we're off to the Bunker for Kane Elgey's second, checking onside and a possible knock-on by the Titans

Adam Gee says try

Gold Coast Titans 16-12

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Ball comes off the tee so we wait and now Chris Grevsmuhl gets his first touch

Gold Coast Titans 16-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS: Conversion attempt by Ashley Taylor successful.

No issues from in front for Ash Taylor

Gold Coast Titans 16-12

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS: Scored by Kane Elgey. Kick to come.

Straight up the middle goes Ash Taylor and gets through some bad defence and Kane Elgey gets the 4 pointer under the posts

Gold Coast Titans 14-12

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Warriors have a good set of six but the last kick from Shaun Johnson isn't great and Roberts gets a 20m restart from his catch

Warriors 12-10

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Titans almost end up tackled on the last play... Get a kick away and RTS manages to stay in the field of play

Warriors 12-10

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Awkward tackle leaves Ash Taylor in a bit of pain but he will play on for now

Warriors 12-10

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Commentators get excited by a lost ball from a "loose carry".

Gavin Reynolds blows the penalty for a strip

Warriors 12-10

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Warriors have the scrum feed 10m out... Solomone Kata tackled 1m from his own line after some epic defensive strength

Warriors 12-10

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Tyrone Roberts kicks way too hard and he puts it into touch just before the corner post

Warriors 12-10

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Warriors lose the ball but Adam Gee says Kane Elgey regripped the arm and blows the penalty against the Titans

Warriors 12-10

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WARRIORS: Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Shaun Johnson from touch converts it

Warriors 12-10

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TRY WARRIORS: Scored by David Fusitua. Kick to come.

A great shift from the Warriors and it gets out to the Fus and he scores in the corner

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BUNKER TIME: David Fusitua scores but we need to dot the 'i' in grounding

Gold Coast Titans 10-6

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A dropout coming and the Warriors will go on the attack again

Gold Coast Titans 10-6

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Time off with Simon Mannering injured after being hit hard and late by Leivaha Pulu

Gold Coast Titans 10-6

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS: Kane Elgey makes an unforced error.

Kane Elgey can't take a pass off the first play the ball of the set 15m out from his own line

Gold Coast Titans 10-6

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS: Conversion attempt by Ashley Taylor unsuccessful.

Ash Taylor pushes the conversion out to the right and it stays unconverted

Gold Coast Titans 10-6

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS: Scored by Daniel Vidot. Kick to come.

Crowd doesn't like it but the Titans have their second, A forward pass the issue then a bit of luck for Dale Copley with a ricochet off his kick that he regathered and gave it to Daniel Vidot who scored

Gold Coast Titans 10-6

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A settling set for the Warriors then, Shaun Johnson finds touch with his kick

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS: Conversion attempt by Ashley Taylor successful.

All level in Auckland after Ash Taylor converts from the western touchline

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS: Scored by Dale Copley. Kick to come.

Dale Copley 1 on 1 with Blake Ayshford and Copley just passes Ayshford way way too easily

Warriors 6-4

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PENALTY TITANS: Titans will get their first set inside the Warriors half after a slow ruck

Warriors 6-0

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Kieran Foran with the near pinpoint perfect kick but Tyrone Roberts-Davis takes it and almost ducks under a tackle and almost got away

Warriors 6-0

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PENALTY WARRIORS: James Gavet gets up for the play the ball and Ryan Simpkins comes back through the ruck disrupts the play the ball and the Warriors get the opening penalty

Warriors 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION WARRIORS: Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Simple conversion for Shaun Johnson just to the right of the upright

Warriors 6-0

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TRY WARRIORS: Scored by Shaun Johnson. Kick to come.

65m effort for the Warriors - Issac Luke finds a gap from dummy half and takes off goes 50m before handing it to SJ who scores

Warriors 4-0

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Commentators complaining about the very warm conditions in Auckland... a stifling 23 degrees

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Adam Gee & Gavin Reynolds referees for today and we are underway across the ditch

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Adam Gee, Gavin Reynolds

Touch Judges: Jeff Younis, Anthony Elliott

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten

WARRIORS (28)
Tries: Shaun Johnson, David Fusitua, Roger Tuivasa-sheck, Kieran Foran, Ryan Hoffman
Field Goals: Shaun Johnson (0/1), Ryan Hoffman (0/1)
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (4/5)
Penalty Goals:

GOLD COAST TITANS (22)
Tries: Dale Copley, Daniel Vidot, Kane Elgey (2)
Field Goals: Kane Elgey (0/1)
Conversions: Ashley Taylor (3/4)
Penalty Goals: