Referee’s savage spray sums up Titans’ nightmare


Titans co-captain Kevin Proctor was concerned in an ungainly change with referee Matt Cecchin throughout the Gold Coast’s 26-8 loss to Parramatta.

The Titans began tonight’s match with a robust opening 5 minutes, which noticed them practically cross over twice earlier than issues took a flip for the more serious.

A surprising solo attempt from playmaker Dylan Brown within the ninth minute was the beginning of a Parramatta onslaught because the Eels poured on 5 consecutive tries to blow the Titans off the park.

Whereas Gold coast hit again with two late tries of their very own, it was a case of too little, too late because the Eels rode residence a cushty lead, during which 4 of their 5 tries got here throughout the first half.

However throughout the first half, a second that left viewers in stitches was when Cecchin let Proctor know simply how unimpressed he was following an unsuccessful captain’s problem.

Brown’s gorgeous solo attempt

Proctor had known as for a captain’s problem after Tino Fa’asuamaleaui was pinged for an error throughout the play-the-ball.

Fa’asuamaleaui on the time was arguing that Eels ahead Ryan Matterson, who was mendacity in the midst of the ruck, triggered the error within the play-the-ball.

Nevertheless, replays prompt there was no infringement from Matterson as Cecchin known as Proctor over to have a number of phrases.

“Kevin, did you see what we simply noticed then?” Cecchin requested the Titans co-captain.

“Come on, be honest dinkum mate.”

Commentator Andrew Voss added: “Wow! Matt Cecchin placing Kevin Proctor again in his place.”

Proctor binned over harmful sort out

Sadly for Proctor, he may discover himself spending a while on the sidelines after he was despatched to the sin bin early within the first half for a lifting sort out on Isaiah Papali’i.

Whereas Proctor made the sort out alongside teammate Patrick Herbert, the referee opted simply to ship Proctor to the bin.

“That is harmful, they’ll get a few weeks for that,” Balmain Tigers nice Steve Roach stated in commentary for Fox Fox League.

Voss added: “They’ve elected to pinpoint simply one of many two, and it’s Kevin Proctor who has been despatched.”

“Proctor has finished the primary of the lifting and it is led to a harmful place.”

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