Ashley Graham of the Cowboys runs the ball in attack during the round 13 NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the North Queensland Cowboys at Skilled Park
Ashley Graham of the Cowboys runs the ball in attack during the round 13 NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the North Queensland Cowboys at Skilled Park Matt Roberts - Getty Images

Titans cruise over Cowboys

GOLD Coast continued its mid-season surge with an eye-catching 28-12 win over North Queensland at Skilled Park on Friday night to finally break its home hoodoo.

Ridiculed as 150:1 premiership outsiders after a horror start to 2012, the Titans' disposal of a quality Cowboys outfit would have had bookmakers running for cover after their third straight and most impressive win.

"We've got a pretty good strike rate against them," Titans skipper Scott Prince told Grandstand.

"But they're a team where if you don't bring your attitude and commitment in defence they'll carve you up, which they showed in the last 10-15 minutes.

"But it's very pleasing for the boys to back up another win after two hard road trips."

Read the full match report at ABC news online.


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