As they head into a Monday night match with Manly as strong favourites, Titans players admit they prefer to prepare for games as the underdog.
Gold Coast forward Ryan Simpkins is confident that his tour of gyms in Perth and Darwin has given him the fitness base required to make his NRL return.
Gold Coast Titans co-captain Nathan Friend has conceded he was one more serious head knock from calling time on his 15-year NRL career.
All the latest team news heading into Round 15 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
Two teams who let two competition points slip through their fingers last week meet on a mid-winter Monday night desperate to keep their finals flame flickering.
The Cronulla Sharks jump to the top of our power rankings, while there were some big movers in the middle of the pack.
The Eels claim their second straight win as Pritchard steps up and French continues his development. The talking points to come from the Eels' win in Darwin.
Mid-season Titans recruit Konrad Hurrell struggled in his first game for the club, making just seven runs before exiting with a calf strain.
Parramatta have secured their third win in as many seasons at TIO Stadium, downing the Titans in warm conditions in Darwin on Saturday evening.
The Eels and Titans have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 14 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at TIO Stadium on Saturday night.