Written by Christopher Tearse
Sunday, July 26, 4.05 PM, Round 11, Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast, Gold Coast Titans take on Penrith Panthers NRL Match Preview
Panthers on the road looking to make it six in a row taking on the 14th placed Titans it’s that simple, Panthers need a win today as its two points contributed to their Premiership run, the Titans completely smashed by the Storm last round will be looking to find some kind of redemption after that performance and why not against the Panthers today who are missing some key individuals that will give the Titans some kind of chance.
The Gold Coast Titans
|Dale Copley||Beau Fermor|
|Jai Whitbread||Sam Lisone|
|Kevin Proctor||Treymain Spry|
1. Corey Thompson 2. Anthony Don 3. Brian Kelly 4. Dale Copley 5. Phillip Sami 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Erin Clark 10. Jaimin Jolliffe 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Keegan Hipgrave 13. Jai Arrow
Reserves: 14. Tanah Boyd 15. Sam Lisone 16. Tyrone Peachey 17. Jarrod Wallace 18. Sam Stone 19. Nathan Peats 20. Treymain Spry 21. Jai Whitbread
Coach: Justin Holbrook
The Penrith Panthers
|Caleb Aekins||Apisai Koroisau|
|Daine Laurie||Dean Whare|
|Lindsay Smith||Dylan Edwards|
|Malakai Watene-Zelezniak||Viliame Kikau|
1. Caleb Aekins 2. Josh Mansour 3. Brent Naden 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Mitch Kenny 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo
Reserves: 14. Tyrone May 15. Spencer Leniu 16. Moses Leota 17. Billy Burns 18. Matt Burton 19. Daine Laurie 20. Lindsay Smith 21. Pat Hollis
Coach: Ivan Cleary
The last time these two teams met the Panthers at home beat the Titans convincingly 24-2. Previously, in earlier years and most recent form, 20 matches played between the Panthers and the Titans favour the Panthers winning 13, all other statistics indicate the Panthers score more points and defend a lot better on an average, one stand out statistic is that before this game plays today the Panthers have a win rate of 80%.
Penrith Panthers for the win.
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