Titans' 'outstanding' try of the year contender

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The Titans person slayed the Cowboys and lodged a contender for effort of the twelvemonth connected the way.

The champion of the electrical Gold Coast outfit was connected show respective times passim the 36-14 triumph implicit North Queensland – and the infinitesimal that topped the batch resulted successful an Ash Taylor try.

Taylor fired a cut-out shot to winger Corey Thompson astatine the halfway people 68 minutes into the contest, earlier Thompson enactment successful a grubber to bushed Cowboys centre Connelly Lemuelu arsenic helium hurtled up the field.

As Cowboys superstar Valentine Holmes loomed astatine fullback, Thompson soccered the footy implicit his caput and Taylor raced done to crushed the ball.

Titans five-eighth Ash Taylor dives to crystal a effort of the twelvemonth contender. (Getty)

The four-pointer pushed the Titans' pb retired to 30-10, sealing the lucifer and bolstering their finals chances.

"Stop it!" said Storm fable Billy Slater connected Nine's coverage.

Commentator Peter Psaltis added: "That's outstanding! The Titans, razzle-dazzle."

Manly icon Paul Vautin said: "Great rugby league, Gold Coast Titans. And particularly from Corey Thompson, due to the fact that helium knew helium couldn't get astir the kid truthful helium enactment the footwear in."

Broncos large Darren Lockyer marvelled astatine Thompson's heroics.

"He's a truly people player, Corey Thompson. I deliberation he's underrated astatine times," Lockyer said.

Elated scenes arsenic the Titans observe their exceptional try. (Getty)

"We spot Ash Taylor – helium does good to get the shot down. They shifted it from close to near but determination wasn't overmuch connected erstwhile helium got the ball, Corey Thompson. And past large balance, gets the archetypal footwear in, and past the 2nd one, large touch, and past connected the wrong helium had three, 4 Titans players. They each wanted to enactment up to get the points.

"But Corey Thompson, instrumentality a bow."

What Titans manager Justin Holbrook would beryllium adjacent much pleased with is the information the triumph has strengthened his side's finals chances arsenic they purpose to suffice for the archetypal clip since 2016.

The Titans are acceptable to conscionable the Rabbitohs, Storm, Knights and Warriors implicit the last period of the regular season.

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