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DRUG ALLEGATIONS FORCE NRL TO STEP IN

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Already in control of the Newcastle Knights, today the NRL was forced to take over the Gold Coast Titans, following the drug allegations that have pushed the club to the brink of extinction. But the cocaine scandal looks set to get worse, with police hinting more high-profile sports stars could be arrested within days. Read More »

FALLOUT CONTINUES FOR TITANS

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The NRL has reportedly taken over ownership of the Gold Coast Titans, as the club struggles to deal with drug allegations against five of its players. NRL CEO Dave Smith is expected to make an announcement when he fronts a media conference alongside Titans CEO Graham Annesley at 1.30 this afternoon. It comes after Greg Bird, Dave Taylor, Kalifa Faifai Loa, Beau Falloon and Jamie Dowling were issued with court notices to face drug supply charges. They have been stood down, pending their court appearances over the next two weeks. The club, which is without a major sponsor, has also been forced to abandon its training base at the Southport School following the allegations. Read More »

TITANS HOMELESS AFTER COCAINE SCANDAL

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The opening round of the NRL season is just under two weeks away and the Titans are effectively homeless. The alleged drugs scandal has forced them out of their base at TSS, and left them five players short of a full squad. Read More »

MYLES KEEN TO WELCOME CHERRY-EVANS TO TITANS

Nate Myles has offered to go house hunting for Daly Cherry-Evans in the event the Kangaroo signs with the Titans. While Myles’s tongue was firmly planted in his cheek, like most, he supports the potential move. Read More »

KNIGHTS SET TO OPEN NEGOTIATIONS WITH DANE GAGAI

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There’s speculation Knights’ centre Dane Gagai is being enticed back to Brisbane by coach Wayne Bennett, but Newcastle officials claim otherwise. CEO Matt Gidley says he’s been informed that Gagai – who’s in the final year of his contract with the Knights – hasn’t had discussions with the Broncos or any other club. Gidley is about to enter formal negotiations with the Indigenous All Star, in the hope of keeping him in Newcastle. Read More »

KNIGHTS COME TO WAUCHOPE

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All eyes will be glued to Wauchope’s Lank Bain Complex this weekend as the Newcastle Knights take on the Wauchope Blues and Port Macquarie Sharks. The pre-season trial game will also give local players a chance to impress selectors. Read More »

LITTLE FOOTY STARS SHOW SKILLS AT CBUS

Meanwhile, hundreds of junior football players have been given the chance to show-off their skills in front of the Titans. The Gold Coast club carnival, held today, was about developing future stars. Read More »

TITANS EYE OFF DALY CHERRY EVANS

Neil Henry has confirmed the Titans interest in Daly Cherry Evans is genuine. Henry met with the star pivot last week, with the Titans set to offer him a three year 3 million dollar deal. Read More »

DANIEL MORTIMER LOOKING AHEAD TO BETTER SEASON

Daniel Mortimer agrees the Auckland Nines will be a good chance to put the club’s horror off-season behind them. The Titans flew out of Brisbane this morning, with the Nines due to kick off this weekend. Read More »

KIERRAN MOSELEY STARTER AT AUCKLAND NINES

Titans recruit Kierran Moseley has been given every opportunity to make a fist of 2015. Moseley was yesterday named in the Indigenous All Stars squad – and today confirmed as a starter at the Auckland Nines. Read More »

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