The Wests Tigers smashed the Titans in the day's biggest blowout 26-0 to all but end the Gold Coast's chances in the tournament.
The Warriors sent a packed Auckland crowd into raptures with an attacking 17-10 win over an impressive Titans outfit on day one of the Auckland Nines.
Titans teammate Dave Taylor believes it is Kane Elgey's defence that proves he is ready for a shot in the NRL.
Lachlan Burr's hunger to secure an NRL spot makes the Titans' back row rotation the most contentious position at the club.
Indigenous All Stars prop Ryan James is determined to use his battle with James Graham and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves as a launching pad for a big 2015 season.
With a few veteran workhorses moving on this season, there are plenty of opportunities for young guns to mark their mark at the Titans in 2015.
Gold Coast captain elect Nate Myles insists the Titans are in a good transitional phase, and he wants to be part of it beyond 2015.
Without a club after leaving UK Super League side Wigan, Eddy Pettybourne has joined the Gold Coast Titans on a one-year NRL deal.
Titans half Daniel Mortimer is refashioning his game in the model of the player he most admires, Johnathan Thurston.
Titans captain Nate Myles issues impassioned plea to dumped back-rower Paul Carter to resurrect his career on the Gold Coast.