The Roosters have defeated the Titans, 20-12 on the Gold Coast without Cooper Cronk and their State of Origin stars. As such, their Origin stars had filled in admirably in their absence. This victory has seen the tricolours do the double over the men from the holiday strip, and snare the all important fourth place at the end of this round. Conversely, the Titans can effectively say goodbye to their finals chances for 2018. Here are five things we learned from the match:
Gold Coast Titans vs Sydney Roosters: Five things we learned
The Roosters have accounted for the Titans, minus a large portion of their stars, to close out round 18.