The Titans have claimed an exciting Golden Point win over the Dragons, with this heart-wrenching error proving the game-changing second.
The Gold Coast Titans have claimed an exciting Golden Point victory over the St. George Illawarra Dragons in Brisbane, with a heart-wrenching error from younger gun Talatau Amone proving the game-changing second in extra-time.
The lead was exchanged on a number of events all through the Magic Round conflict at Suncorp Stadium, with Jarrod Wallace’s attempt within the 73rd minute sending the competition to Golden Point.
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Zac Lomax missed two of his three conversion kicks, whereas Dragons veteran Josh McGuire was despatched to the sin bin within the first half of his 250th NRL recreation for making a sort out in an off-side place — however as a substitute of benefiting from the additional man, Gold Coast conceded a attempt whereas McGuire was on the bench.
Both sides botched a number of discipline aim makes an attempt in extra-time, with the Round 10 match seemingly destined for a draw.
But with lower than two minutes remaining on the clock, Amone gifted the Titans an additional set in prime discipline place by dropping the footy close to the Dragons tryline, with the moist situations in Brisbane taking its toll on the exhausted gamers.
It was one in every of many errors throughout an error-riddled 9 minutes, however undeniably the most expensive.
Gold Coast didn’t want lengthy to benefit from the blunder, with Jamayne Isaako scoring on proper wing within the 89th minute to finish the comeback victory.
After lacking two discipline aim makes an attempt in extra-time, it appeared applicable that Isaako was the person who dived over to safe the much-needed win.
“What a rollercoaster this is,” Fox League commentator Andrew Voss sighed.
“It’s been exhausting.”
It ended an agonising five-game dropping streak for the Titans, who slide as much as thirteenth spot on the NRL ladder.
“It’s unbelievable,” Isaako mentioned after the match.
“The boys told me to stay out on the wing after two field goal attempt. I was grateful I was able to get it. It’s great for the club and to win for our fans. Losing five games is frustrating but hopefully we can build towards putting our season back on track.”
The Titans will subsequent host the Cronulla Sharks at Cbus Super Stadium on Sunday, May 22, with kick-off scheduled for 4.05pm AEST.