Panthers forward Reagan Campbell-Gillard is in a Gold Coast hospital, in a lot of pain, with two fractured vertebrae, following a tackle from Titan's forward Ryan James.
Penrith players have declared the tackle that ended Reagan Campbell-Gillard's NRL season a cheap shot.
St George Illawarra have announced their first major signing for next season, with improved winger Nene Macdonald agreeing to a three-year deal to join the club.
Titans boss Graham Annesley has shied away from any calls for the NRL to introduce an AFL-style bye round before the finals despite the prospect of Raiders coach Ricky Stuart resting stars in the last round which could cruel Gold Coast's top-eight hopes.
Penrith's Matt Moylan has kicked a match-winning field goal two minutes from fulltime to give the Panthers a 15-14 victory over Gold Coast and confirm a berth in the NRL playoffs.
SYDNEY, Aug 26 AAP - Gold Coast star recruit Jarryd Hayne has put injury concerns aside and will play for the Titans in Saturday's crucial home NRL clash with Penrith.
Jarryd Hayne is in doubt for Gold Coast's vital NRL clash with Penrith due to a calf injury.
Titans in hunt for first finals berth since 2010.
A week after breaking James Tedesco's jaw with a swinging arm, Gold Coast prop Ryan James scored two first-half tries to help sink the Knights 26-6 at Hunter Stadium on Saturday.
The NRL has been left disappointed by a judiciary member who inadvertently advised Ryan James' legal team seek a downgrade in the Gold Coast forward's high tackle case.
Gold Coast firebrand Ryan James won't miss a match after the NRL judiciary panel granted a downgrade for his tackle which fractured the jaw of Wests Tigers ace James Tedesco during a bizarre judiciary hearing on Wednesday night.
The recruitment of the ex-NFL player on a two-year deal with just five matches to go in the season had the potential to derail a tight-knit Titans outfit.
Gold Coast have defended Ryan James as the Titans forward prepares to front the NRL judiciary and risk a one-match ban over the tackle that broke James Tedesco's jaw.
Wests Tigers are incensed over the punishment dished out to Ryan James after the Gold Coast forward broke James Tedesco's jaw.
Jarryd Hayne didn't wait until he kicked the winning field goal against Wests Tigers on Saturday to boast "this is my house".
Jarryd Hayne's homecoming shatters the hearts of Wests Tigers, leading Gold Coast to a one-point win.
"It's my house." With those three words Jarryd Hayne celebrated shattering the hearts of his hometown. '"You couldn't have written the script any better," he said later.
The more they seem the same, the more they seem different. James Tedesco and Jarryd Hayne's battle for the hearts and minds of south-western Sydney couldn't have been fought more differently.
Jason Taylor's first act as an NRL coach was to launch the Hayne Plane. A decade on, the Wests Tigers coach needs to, at least temporarily, stall the trajectory of Jarryd Hayne.
The father of Jarryd Hayne says he shouldn't be blamed for not re-joining the "dog's breakfast" that is Parramatta and predicted 'The Plane' would soar to even greater heights in his return to the NRL.