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Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook admitted the off-area drama encompassing their former participant Michael Gordon is not the very best way for them to start out their pre-season for NRL. Gordon was one of seven men and women arrested by NSW police over the weekend right after an investigation into alleged MDMA and cocaine supply on the state’s far north coastline and in south-east Queensland. The 37-yr-old Gordon was billed with two counts of source prohibited drug and two counts of possess prohibited drug and was granted conditional bail. He’ll appear in the Tweed Heads Regional Court on December 14. The Titans moved swiftly to cut ties with Gordon, who had been operating with the club as a expert coach. Holbrook labelled the predicament disappointing. “It really is not best. Which is for confident, but it is really took place and we’ll get on with it,” he stated soon after the Titans’ to start with pre-time schooling session at their Parkwood base on Monday. “We have got loads of superior coaches and staff in place so, yeah, we are going to be wonderful.” Holbrook dead-batted inquiries surrounding Gordon’s appointment to the club’s coaching ranks in late 2019, amid speculation previous mentor Garth Brennan had expressed worries about the veteran to the club’s administration. Though most of the Titans’ normal initially-quality gamers are not anticipated at training for a different couple of weeks, new recruit David Fifita was on deck on Monday in a bid to regain health from the ankle damage which curtailed his 2020 period. Holbrook claimed the previous Brisbane again-rower experienced made an instant perception on his arrival at his new club. “A good deal of people today are obviously getting as much time off as they can get at the stop of a tricky calendar year and Dave’s been the precise opposite for us,” Holbrook reported. “He’s occur again just before the younger boys even started off a few of months in the past, so really pleased with that and seem forward to him joining the squad in a couple of months.” Australian Involved Press

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