Prince-led Titans produce stunning comeback win

The Titans have been under heavy scrutiny this season given their poor start, but they seem to be headed in the right direction now, courtesy of an inspirational performance from halfback, Scott Prince.

Trailing 14-0, the Titans looked out of sorts, before Prince stepped up to plate, and produced his best performance of the year, as the Titans put the nail in the coffin when Prince scored a try of his own in the 73rd minute.

With most of the Titans first-half play being poor, the roles were reversed in the second half, with the Tigers being the ones to play poorly, and it ultimately, cost them the game.

It was some first-half heroics from five-eighth William Zillman that got the Titans back into the game, as he grabbed two tries in two minutes to make things even heading into the break.

To make matters worse for the Tigers, second-rower Chris Heighington was put on report for a swinging arm on Titans forward, Greg Bird.

Tigers coach Tim Sheens was disappointed with his teams second-half efforts, after he was irritated at his sides complacency in the dummy half department, after they worked on it during the week.

“We should have kept Prince to the sideline instead of letting him run around under the posts,” said Sheens.

“We said all week we don’t take the dummy from Scott Prince, we talked and talked and talked about it.

“We went brain dead.

“No wonder coaches don’t have hair or they go grey.”

After getting off a great start, Sheens was critical of his sides second-half performance.

“We played 20 minutes of perfect footy and 6-1 penalties. We went backwards from them on, we never looked like scoring a point.”

Titans coach John Cartwright labelled the Titans come-from-behind win as one of the club’s best wins in their short history.

“That was definitely heart attack material,” he said.

“At one stage in the first half we made 79 tackles to their eight.”

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