Ezra Mam celebrates aft scoring to headdress disconnected a stunning Broncos comeback.
Brisbane has soared into the NRL's apical 4 aft a stunning comeback triumph implicit the Titans, which saw a 20-point pb thrown distant successful the blink of an oculus by the visitors, conscionable arsenic they did a twelvemonth ago.
There was plentifulness of intrigue - the Payne Haas saga, the tendency of the small member Titans to get 1 implicit the Broncos, and of course, a Brisbane broadside afloat of self-belief and chasing a apical 4 spot.
Brisbane person present won six games successful a enactment - but fixed the manner, and the opponent, this whitethorn beryllium the sweetest of the fractional dozen.
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But however bash you explicate yet different Gold Coast Titans illness of specified magnitude?
At slightest this was an betterment - lone a 20-point borderline was fixed distant this time, going into the sheds up 24-4, including a singular play wherever they had 11 men versus 13 and really extended the gap.
With the people astatine 18-0, Sam McIntyre was binned for holding down successful the ruck, earlier Esan Marsters joined him a acceptable aboriginal with the Titans defending their line.
Brisbane did instrumentality contiguous vantage of their two-man vantage arsenic Selwyn Cobbo scored, earlier utilizing the country station arsenic a didgeridoo successful celebration.
But that would beryllium their lone people during the ten-minute period, and down the different end, David Fifita barged implicit for what was ruled arsenic a effort and kept arsenic 1 owed to inconclusive grounds of whether oregon not helium ever grounded the ball.
Early connected aft the break, Gold Coast were sitting pretty. Back to 13 men, 24-4 pb successful tact, and 30 minutes from conscionable their 2nd triumph since March.
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They had nary thought what was coming - but possibly their fans did, aft Te Maire Martin scored and past a abbreviated kick-off went horribly wrong, allowing Jordan Riki to transverse for what were 12 Brisbane points successful little than 2 minutes.
Herbie Farnworth scored 5 minutes later, earlier Kurt Capewell gave them the pb with 10 to spell and Ezra Mam sealed the triumph a mates of sets later.
How could this hap to the Titans again?
It defies logic, and yet present we are - a baffling shot squad continuing to bash baffling things, arsenic different play slips away.