Corey Thompson, Patrick Herbert, David Fifita, Gold Coast Titans vs Sydney Roosters, Justin Holbrook

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A fired up Corey Thompson needed to stroll away from his teammates after the incorrect play cued the curtains to fall on the Titans’ premiership hopes.

Trailing by one level with 30 seconds left on the clock, the Titans had one final likelihood to maintain their season alive.

They spread the ball right, where destructive second-rower David Fifita was waiting with his hand in the air ready to take advantage of a two on one overlap. But that’s not how it went down.

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Halfback Jamal Fogarty handed onto centre Patrick Herbert. Another cross to Fifita would have arrange a really probably strive, one other cross to Thompson on the wing would have been a positive factor.

Herbert ran in the direction of the road and was stopped by Daniel Tupou earlier than making an attempt to flick the ball out the again. It went behind Thompson and over the sideline.

Large aid rushed over the Roosters as they hugged and celebrated the win, whereas the heartbroken Titans tried to return to phrases with simply how shut they got here to a semi-final.

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“What Drama, what agony for the Gold Coast Titans,” Fox League commentator Warren Smith mentioned to sum up the full-time scenes.

“That was an emotional rollercoaster I believe for everyone right here on the floor and it was one cross… that’s why we love and hate the sport,” Gorden Tallis added.

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Thompson was seen along with his arms out saying one thing to Herbert, who was kneeling on the bottom, earlier than strolling away to explode.

“F***ing bulls**t c***s,” is what he appeared to say.

Thompson took to social media after the sport to clear up any considerations.

“All love for my brother. Love enjoying exterior you, we develop and transfer on,” he wrote on his Instagram story.

However Thompson’s blow up divided the opinion of followers and pundits.

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