Titans cut Jets' burners

The Gold Coast Titans in training.
The Gold Coast Titans in training. John Gass /TWE090112foot

IPSWICH JETS have only two senior Gold Coast Titans players assigned to them this year and will launch their assault on the Queensland Cup with a squad made up almost solely of locally contracted players.

The Jets are technically a Titans' feeder club and that arrangement will remain in place until the end of the 2012 season.

>> Latest sport news

The Titans have informed the Jets that this year they will be allocating the majority of their players to Tweed Heads and Burleigh.

Jets CEO Brad Wolens has a good working relationship with Titans football manager Scott Clark and said the Gold Coast had been up front about their intentions.

The Jets have also been up front about their own negotiations with the Brisbane Broncos.

The Jets held a meeting with the Broncos to discuss the possibility of coming under their umbrella in future.

"The only two Titans players that are in our pool are Matt Srama and prop Luke Page because they are Ipswich juniors," Wolens said.

"The Titans have said they are looking to pool their players closer to home and some of the players had issues having to drive up to Ipswich. So they've said they'll send up the Ipswich kids for the next 12 months and then we'll reassess our contract at the end of the year.

"We would have liked to have a few more players in our pool this year but it hasn't worked out that way. It just opens the door for a few more of the young players in our own squad."

Topics:  gold coast titans, ipswich jets



Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
Fantastic location to... Auction at Picnic...
House 3 1 1
Wandal Beauty $275,000
House 3 1 2
Secure - Peaceful ... Interest Above...
House 4 2 2
Peaceful Position - ... $295,000
House 3 1 3

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Logan jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
TRAFFIC CONTROL & ... Seventeen Mile Rocks
HC TRUCK DRIVER Thagoona Casual
Cleaner Ipswich Casual
$$ CASH $$ Catalogue... $$ CASH $$ Catalogue Distributors needed. Drop and collect catalogues and deliver ...



Local Partners

Local Profile

Stay Connected

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Horoscopes

Virgo

By being clear and decisive in what you want today, you will free up a lot more energy for the things you really yearn for in your spare time.

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save