Sport

Former Panther gets chance with Titans

Chris Grevsmuhl, seen here in Panthers colours, has signed for the Titans.
Chris Grevsmuhl, seen here in Panthers colours, has signed for the Titans. Mark Kolbe

FORMER Penrith forward Chris Grevsmuhl will be handed a second chance at an NRL career, after the Titans signed him to a two-year deal.

Grevsmuhl will officially join the Gold Coast this week, after he was released from his Panthers contract at the end of last year due to personal issues.

The club confirmed the signing today and revealed they had been working with the 24-year-old in recent weeks to set up an appropriate support network around him.

Coach Neil Henry said in a statement that Townsville-born Grevsmuhl deserved a chance to resurrect his NRL career.

"Chris has obviously had some personal issues that he has had to deal with over the last few months and as a club we've taken our time to work with him to get the best results for everyone,” Henry said.

"Whilst we know the talents Chris has on the field, we will continue to assist him in all areas of his life, both on and off the field.”

The signing is a major boost for the Titans who are in the middle of an injury crisis. 

Topics:  gold coast titans nrl2017 penrith panthers



PETA hits out at CQ's council's $10 cat bounty

Banana Shire Council are introducing a bounty on ferals cats, in a bid to reduce the escalating numbers of the pest in rural areas.

Animal welfare organisation fights against cat scalping.

Major corruption probe after Caledon owner's $1bn loss

The new Cook Colliery longwall. 
Photo Contributed

Major corruption probe into Chinese state-owned business.

LETTERS: Temp increase must be human-driven

WARMING UP: Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger gestures while speaking as Governor Jerry Brown, left, listens before a climate bill signing in San Francisco.

Tom Bradbury says the increase in global temperature is man-made.

Local Partners