Okayieran Foran has starred within the Gold Coast Titans’ closing NRL pre-season tune-up in a snug win over its Queensland rival Dolphins.
The veteran playmaker was at his masterful greatest, pulling the strings to perfection because the Titans ran out 40-16 winners in Redcliffe.
21-year-old star Alofiana Khan-Pereira was unstoppable for the Titans, scoring 4 tries, whereas Jojo Fifita, Aaron Schoupp and Sam McIntyre additionally hit the scoreboard.
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On the coronary heart of all of it was the 32-year-old Foran, the Titans’ star low season recruit.
“I love the touches from the big off-season recruit, Kieran Foran, the first one a nice pass and then toying with them here, setting up another play out the back,” league legend Cooper Cronk stated on Fox League’s protection.
“He sums it up so quickly. He’s so calm,” Tigers icon Steve Roach added.
Foran, too, was impressed by his facet’s outing, however lamented a second half which noticed Connelly Lemuelu and Kurt Donoghoe file tries for the Dolphins.
“Pretty happy with how we started but gee we finished poorly,” he informed Fox League.
“We did a fair bit of work on (the left edge) throughout the pre-season but you never know how it’s going to go until you go out and test it during a game.
“Issues have gone effectively for us tonight however as we noticed in that final 15 if we do not maintain the ball we do not get down there.”
Justin Holbrook’s side will now shift its attention to round one, with a road match-up against the Wests Tigers on deck. The Dolphins will take on the Sydney Roosters in their first official NRL regular season match.
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