Gold Coast Titans

Gold Coast Titans lose first game with Jarryd Hayne against Warriors

In front of a bumper 25,109 crowd keen to catch their first glimpse of the Titans' superstar recruit, it was Warriors' playmaker Shaun Johnson who stole the show.

Johnson set up two second-half tries to break a 10-10 half-time deadlock, as the Warriors (24 points) leapfrog the Titans (23) into seventh on the competition ladder.

Solomone Kata's intercept try, his second four-pointer of the match and 12th of the season, sealed the match for the visitors.

Bird: Hayne will boost Titans finals assault

In a 20-minute press conference to herald his arrival on the Gold Coast on Wednesday, Hayne spoke about his desire to play football again in 2016 and how the Titans' ability to offer that opportunity was integral in him committing to the club for the next two years.

He could conceivably turn out for the Titans against the Warriors on Sunday but will undergo a thorough physical assessment by Titans medical staff before coach Neil Henry considers how to best utilise a player who has not appeared in the NRL in almost two years.

Hayne to sign with Titans?

RNZ reports the Titans announced this morning they would make a major club announcement at half past midday (NZ time).

Hayne has not played in the NRL since he left Parramatta to try his hand at America's NFL at the end of 2014.

But according to the Nine Network he is set to return with the NRL's youngest club.

The reports come after Fairfax Media suggested the Titans were willing to offer the former representative star a deal worth $NZ 1.3 million a season with third-party components included.

On tour in the Territory with travelling Titans

Before the Titans embarked on their cross-country expedition that includes games in Perth against the Rabbitohs and against the Eels in Darwin, Hoffman packed his trusty Sony PlayStation along with a collection of games that includes NBA 2K16, UFC and FIFA.

Titans steal late win in Penrith

The Titans were never once in the lead until Don's try which secured his side a second-consecutive win. 

It was a lesson of persistence for the Gold Coast who were forced to equal the ledger four times throughout the game.

All looked lost for them too when Penrith's Leilani Latu scored his first ever NRL try in the 71st minute. However an ugly error from Panthers skipper Matt Moylan under the high ball provided the Titans excellent territory for an Ashley Taylor try four minutes later.