Brisbane Broncos beat Gold Coast Titans on James Roberts
Queensland Broncos beat Gold Coast Titans on James Roberts A last gasp try to James Roberts has seen Brisbane to a sensational 24 22 win over the Gold Coast Titans that had more twists and turns in its final half hour than most games have in 80 minutes. The all Queensland clash came when the Bulldogs and Roosters enjoyed wins over the Rabbitohs and Knights respectively, But the Good Friday finale eclipsed anything those games had give you. Both teams probably thought they had the game won several times in the final minutes, Before a 78th minute charge down by Brisbane utility vehicle Matt Gillett sent Roberts over in the corner. It was Roberts’ third try on the night against his former team and taken to an end a frantic finish to the M1 Derby. Matt Gillett creates James Roberts game winner Trailing 16 10 as a rather sloppy game approached the hour mark, Replacement Broncos half back Kodi Nikorima produced a slick solo effort to weave with the tired Titans defence and level the scores at 16 in the 58th minute. It looked to be a traction snatching try, And the hits kept on coming when former Bronco Ash Taylor fumbled a ball at an additional end of the field, Landing in the waiting arms of queensland pivot Anthony Milford. Milford shot out of the gates and went 60 metres before cutting on the right as Tyrone Roberts Davis closed in defence. He stumbled upon Roberts, Who fought through some defence before giving back the ball to his five eighth for what, On just about every other night, Was probably a game winning try as the Broncos took a 20 16 lead in the 63rd minute. Anthony Milford tends to make and scores a 90 metre try Nonetheless Titans, Despite being depleted by injury, Fought on had appeared to acquire their own telling blow when Taylor poked through a no look grubber with the outside of his boot for halves partner Kane Elgey to score on 71 minutes. The sale made it 22 20 in Gold Coast’s favour with eight minutes left. Brisbane thought they had an answer through Tautau Moga in the 74th, But the bunker denied the try when Moga’s knock on in collecting Milford’s grubber was revealed. Their Broncos, Who had produce for cohesion in attack all night, Looked cooked and that seemed to be the case even more so when Milford knocked on an easy pass in what should have been Brisbane’s last chance attacking the line. With the Bulldogs being linked to off contract personalities Kieran Foran and Cooper Cronk, Reynolds’ future at Belmore is up uphill. But he put in a enjoyable case for a contract extension, Credit credit rating one try, Saving one and starting another as the Bulldogs notched their third win in a row on Good Friday. The visitors scored the first two tries of the night time, Within Joseph Manu and Michael Gordon, But a Ken Sio four pointer just after half time kept things fun. It appeared momentum was towards the Knights when an attempted 40/20 by Roosters pivot Luke Keary went out on the full by mere millimetres, But he responded with a really good solo try in the 65th minute. The knights in battle, Who won just one game yr after, Took down the Titans 34 26 in round two but weren’t able to beat anyone else through seven rounds.