Titans forward Ryan James is keen to use the Round 10 clash with the Sharks as a chance to prove he's ready for Origin selection.
Canberra put 10 tries past Gold Coast in their Round 9 Telstra Premiership clash. Here are five key points from the Raiders' thrashing of the Titans.
Canberra broke the 50-point barrier as they ran riot against the hapless Gold Coast Titans in a big Telstra Premiership win at GIO Stadium.
Titans forward Greg Bird has apologised to his Gold Coast teammates for the eight-week suspension that will rule him out of selection until Round 19.
Titans rookie Kane Elgey has revealed how the captaincy in his final year in the under-20s inspired the confidence he has brought to the NRL.
Two of the form teams of the competition and providing representative players by the bucket load are set to collide in Canberra.
It's a six-week gamble the Titans are willing to take with confirmation that they will contest the grading of Greg Bird's dangerous throw at the NRL judiciary.
Greg Bird is facing between six to eight weeks on the sidelines after he was charged by with a grade two dangerous throw on Kiwis winger Jason Nightingale.
Kangaroos back-rower Greg Bird insists there's still life left in an aging Australian side in the wake of their third-straight loss to the Kiwis.
The Gold Coast Titans have confirmed that they have secured outstanding rookie prospect Kane Elgey on a two-year deal.