2009 Gold Coast Titans season

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2009 Gold Coast Titans
League 3rd NRL
2009 record 16-0-8
Points for 514
Points against 467
Team information
CEO Michael Searle
Coach John Cartwright
Captain Scott Prince
Ground Skilled Park
Average attendance 19,178
Top scorers
Goals Scott Prince (73)
Points Scott Prince (174)
 < 2008 2010

The 2009 Gold Coast Titans season was the third in the club's history. They competed in the National Rugby League's 2009 Telstra Premiership, finishing the regular season 3rd (out of 16), and for the first time reached the finals only to be knocked out by eventual grand finalists, the Parramatta Eels.

Fixtures[edit]

Source: [1]

Round Opponent Result Score Venue Date Crowd
1 Newcastle Knights Win 34-20 Skilled Park 15/3/09 16,203
2 St. George Illawarra Dragons Loss 16-10 WIN Stadium 21/3/09 13,329
3 Bulldogs Win 20-12 Skilled Park 27/3/09 19,854
4 Melbourne Storm Win 6-18 Olympic Park 04/4/09 11,698
5 North Queensland Cowboys Win 10-14 Dairy Farmers Stadium 11/4/09 18,123
6 Canberra Raiders Win 16-10 Skilled Park 17/4/09 18,510
7 Penrith Panthers Loss 34-20 CUA Stadium 27/7/09 9,760
8 South Sydney Rabbitohs Win 22-14 Skilled Park 2/5/09 19,833
9 Newcastle Knights Loss 23-18 Energy Australia Stadium 10/5/09 11,258
10 Brisbane Broncos Loss 32-18 Suncorp Stadium 15/5/09 43,083
11 Manly Sea Eagles Win 18-17 Skilled Park 24/5/09 16,126
12 Bye
13 St. George Illawarra Dragons Win 28-24 Skilled Park 8/6/09 24,106
14 Sydney Roosters Win 20-24 Bluetongue Stadium 13/6/09 6,232
15 Bye
16 New Zealand Warriors Win 28-12 Skilled Park 27/6/09 20,031
17 Canberra Raiders Loss 34-28 Canberra Stadium 5/7/09 9,800
18 Parramatta Eels Win 18-12 Skilled Park 13/7/09 14,840
19 Bulldogs Loss 23-16 Suncorp Stadium 17/7/09 50,109
20 Brisbane Broncos Win 34-18 Skilled Park 24/7/09 26,336
21 North Queensland Cowboys Loss 18-34 Skilled Park 31/7/09 20,315
22 New Zealand Warriors Win 10-30 Mt Smart Stadium 9/8/09 10,205
23 South Sydney Rabbitohs Win 14-22 ANZ Stadium 14/8/09 11,977
24 Cronulla Sharks Win 20-10 Skilled Park 23/8/09 13,714
25 Wests Tigers Win 36-24 Skilled Park 29/8/09 20,102
26 Manly Sea Eagles Loss 38-4 Brookvale Oval 5/9/09 14,165
FW1 Brisbane Broncos Loss 32-40 Skilled Park 13/9/09 27,227
FW2 Parramatta Eels Loss 27-2 Sydney Football Stadium 18/9/09 28,524

Records[edit]

Most Points[edit]

Most Tries[edit]

Most Points in a Match[edit]

Most Tries in a Match[edit]

Available 2009 Players[edit]

Bold Players have played International or State any year

Full Backs
Australian Preston Campbell
Australian William Zillman

Wingers
Australian Jordan Atkins
Australian Ben Jeffery
Australian Brenton Bowen
Australian Shannon Walker
Australian Chris Walker
Australian Kevin Gordon
Australian David Mead

Centres
Australian Brett Delaney
Australian Josh Graham
Australian Esi Tonga

Halves
Australian Scott Prince (c)
Australian Mat Rogers
Australian Brad Davis
Greek Jackson Nicolau
Australian Jordan Rankin

Hookers
Australian Nathan Friend
Australian Ian Lacey
Australian Kayne Lawton

Props
Australian Luke Bailey (c)
Australian Brad Meyers
Australian Michael Henderson
Australian Matthew White
Tongan Aaron Cannings
Ghanaian Selasi Berdie
Australian Will Matthews
Australian Bodene Thompson
Australian Siosaia Vave

Second Rowers/Locks
Australian Anthony Laffranchi
Australian Mark Minichiello
Australian Ashley Harrison
Australian Luke O'Dwyer
Australian Daniel Conn
Samoan Sam Tagataese

2009 Squad[edit]

No Nat Player Position Age NRL Games Previous 1st Grade Club
1 Australia Preston Campbell Fullback 31 204 Penrith Panthers
2 Australia Jordan Atkins Wing 26 14 None
3 Australia William Zillman Centre 22 24 Canberra Raiders
4 Australia Brett Delaney Centre 23 62 Parramatta Eels
5 Australia Chris Walker Wing 29 131 Melbourne Storm
6 Australia Mat Rogers Five Eighth 33 159 New South Wales Waratahs
7 Australia Scott Prince (c) Halfback 29 192 Wests Tigers
8 Australia Luke Bailey (c) Prop 29 150 St. George-Illawarra Dragons
9 Australia Nathan Friend Hooker 28 79 Melbourne Storm
10 Australia Michael Henderson Prop 24 52 St. George-Illawarra Dragons
11 Australia Anthony Laffranchi Second Row 28 142 Wests Tigers
12 Australia Mark Minichiello Second Row 27 126 South Sydney Rabbitohs
13 Australia Ashley Harrison Lock 27 179 Sydney Roosters
14 Australia Brad Meyers Prop 29 171 Bradford Bulls
15 New Zealand Billy Ngawini Hooker 27 4 Canterbury Bulldogs
16 Tonga Aaron Cannings Prop 27 82 Parramatta Eels
17 Australia Luke O'Dwyer Second Row 26 56 Parramatta Eels
19 Australia Josh Graham Centre 25 35 Melbourne Storm
20 Australia Ben Jeffery Wing 22 23 Wests Tigers
21 Australia Brenton Bowen Wing 25 50 North Queensland Cowboys
22 Australia Shannon Walker Wing 20 3 None
23 Australia Kevin Gordon Wing 19 0 None
24 Papua New Guinea David Mead Wing 20 0 None
25 Tonga Esi Tonga Centre 21 5 None
26 Australia Jackson Nicolau Five-Eighth 21 2 North Queensland Cowboys
27 Australia Brad Davis Halfback 26 6 None
28 Australia Jordan Rankin Halfback 17 1 None
29 Australia Kayne Lawton Hooker 19 0 None
30 Australia Matthew White Prop 24 28 Newcastle Knights
32 Australia Will Matthews Prop 20 9 None
33 Australia Daniel Conn Lock 23 27 Canterbury Bulldogs
34 Samoa Sam Tagataese Second Row 22 18 Melbourne Storm
35 Ghana Selasi Berdie Second Row 22 1 None
36 Australia Ian Lacey Hooker 24 15 Brisbane Broncos

Player Transfers[edit]

Source: 2009 NRL PLayer Movements

Gains[edit]

Name Club Coming From Details
William Zillman Canberra Raiders Until 2012
Matthew White Newcastle Knights Until 2009
Sam Tagataese Melbourne Storm Until 2010
Jackson Nicolau North Queensland Cowboys
Ian Lacey Unassigned

Losses[edit]

Name Club Going To Details
Michael Hodgson Canterbury Bulldogs Until 2010
Josh Lewis Wests Tigers Until 2009
Clint Amos North Queensland Cowboys Until 2010
Gavin Cooper Penrith Panthers Until 2010
Matthew Cross Melbourne Storm Until 2010
Luke Swain Salford City Reds - ESL
James Stosic Wakefield Trinity Wildcats - ESL
Kris Kahler Pia Donkeys
Smith Samau Mid-Season Sydney Roosters
Ian Donnelly Mid-Season Cronulla Sharks

Off Contract[edit]

Chris Walker

Brenton Bowen

Ben Jeffery

Ladder[edit]

Team Pld W D L B PF PA PD Pts
1 St. George colours.svg St. George Illawarra 24 17 0 7 2 548 329 +219 38
2 Canterbury colours.svg Bulldogs 24 18 0 6 2 575 428 +147 38*
3 Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast 24 16 0 8 2 514 467 +47 36
4 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne (P) *stripped 24 14 1 9 2 505 348 +157 33
5 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah 24 14 0 10 2 549 439 +90 32
6 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane 24 14 0 10 2 511 566 −55 32
7 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle 24 13 0 11 2 508 491 +17 30
8 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta 24 12 1 11 2 476 473 +3 29
9 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers 24 12 0 12 2 558 483 +75 28
10 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney 24 11 1 12 2 566 549 +17 27
11 Panthers colours.svg Penrith 24 11 1 12 2 515 589 −74 27
12 North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland 24 11 0 13 2 558 474 +84 26
13 Canberra colours.svg Canberra 24 9 0 15 2 489 510 −31 22
14 New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand 24 7 2 15 2 377 545 −188 20
15 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland 24 5 0 19 2 359 568 −209 14
16 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters 24 5 0 19 2 382 681 −299 14

* Bulldogs stripped of 2 competition points after an interchange breach in round 2


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Coordinates: 28°4′1″S 153°22′44″E / 28.06694°S 153.37889°E / -28.06694; 153.37889 (Skilled Park)