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NRL: Campbell back for Titans

Gold Coast Titans coach Justin Holbrook says Jayden Campbell will return at fullback in the Magic Round clash against the Dragons.

The Titans are priced at 6/1 to finish in the top eight of the NRL this season but are currently going through a poor run of form.

Roosters thumping

The Titans were thumped 44-16 by the Sydney Roosters in their last outing and have slumped to 14th place on the ladder.

They are in desperate need of a boost and Holbrook is hoping the returning Campbell can provide it. The youngster has not played since round three of the comp after picking up a rib injury.

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He been fit and available for the last couple of rounds but has been overlooked by Holbrook. Not anymore though and he will now come in and play fullback against the Dragons.

That will allow AJ Simpson to move in to the halves and play five-eighth alongside Toby Sexton.

"That's probably been when we've played our best footy, the first couple of rounds," Holbrook said. "He's (Campbell) just got to come back in and do that again.

"Gives us our best chance this weekend, it's good to know we'll get back to what we've practised all pre-season."

Looking forward

Despite suffering five defeats on the bounce, Holbrook says his side have to draw a line in the sand after the Roosters loss and move forward.

"I thought the Roosters just had a lot more urgency than we did and that's unacceptable. We've got to fix that up this week and get that right," he added. "We've got a big sort of six-week block now going into a bye. We've got to start to win games. That's easy to get up for knowing the position we're in."

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