The Titans and Raiders go face to face in impartial territory at Kogarah Oval after the Cronulla Sharks crushed North Queensland within the opening match of the day on the identical venue.
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Titans vs Raiders
Sharks thrash Cowboys
North Queensland’s NRL season has descended into additional chaos with one other limp effort ending in a report 48-10 loss to Cronulla.
The Cowboys conceded six first-half tries, narrowly avoiding changing into the primary workforce to ship 50 factors this season however nonetheless notching their biggest-ever loss to the Sharks.
The winless Cowboys have been equally aimless in assault, needlessly operating the ball over the sideline early within the deal with depend as alarm bells rang louder for brand new coach Todd Payten.
The end result follows a 44-8 loss to Gold Coast final weekend and comes with star playmaker Michael Morgan’s taking part in future up within the air as he contends with a debilitating shoulder harm.
The Sharks (41 of 49) have been ruthless, finishing nearly double the units of the Cowboys (24 of 35) and boasting loads of choices behind the dynamic Matt Moylan and intelligent kicking of hooker Blayke Brailey.
In a scientific first-half show, they wreaked havoc on each edges of the depleted Cowboys defence.
A Brailey 40-20 opened the floodgates, Moylan scoring from a skilful Braden Hamlin-Uele flick move for a 24-6 lead after 32 minutes.
They scored twice extra within the subsequent six minutes to guide 36-6 on the break, Chad Townsend (eight of eight) excellent with the boot, placing to relaxation his troubles after their round-two loss to Canberra.
The Cowboys’ solely first-half factors got here from a Sharks attacking raid gone unsuitable, with Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow scooping up a free ball and operating 90 metres to attain.
Coen Hess and Jake Granville have been thrown in to the centres with Justin O’Neill and Murray Taulagi failing their head-injury assessments.
Josh Dugan was one other sufferer of concussion whereas Sharks teammate Ronaldo Mulitano (knee) was additionally sidelined in a frenetic first half.