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The Pirtek Parramatta Eels will be out for revenge when they take on the Gold Coast Titans this Sunday in Mudgee for the second time this season.

The previous clash between these two sides was back in Round 6 - where the Titans pipped the Eels in the last ten minutes after a string of penalties going their way.

The fallout from the match resulted in Eels head coach Ricky Stuart being fined for criticising the referees for what he described as a one-sided penalty count.

Parramatta Eels halfback Chris Sandow says they've been working hard and are ready to take them on.

"It was a bit devastating that last game- we had it in the bag but let ourselves down so hopefully we can come out really hard on Sunday and have a good game," Sandow said.

"The Titans are a big squad and I think we owe them one from the last game."

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The game is being held in the one-year-old Glen Willow Stadium in beautiful Mudgee, with the Eels committing to bringing one of their home games into a regional area to promote the game in places that don't see a lot of first grade football.

The Eels and Titans are coming off the back of losses in Round 10 - the Titans last week fell to the Broncos 32-6 and the Eels were beaten by the Dragons 32-12.

The Eels have lost promising young forward Kelepi Tanginoa for eight weeks after suffering a fractured left hand against the Broncos, while the Titans have injuries to David Mead (jaw) and hooker Beau Falloon (fibula).

Parramatta Eels prop Darcy Lussick will also be out from the match, serving his second and final week on the sidelines after a contrary conduct charge, while Titans enforcer David Taylor has avoided a suspension after having a Grade Two dangerous contact charge downgraded to Grade One at the judiciary.

This morning, head coach Ricky Stuart confirmed the side listed below will not be the run-on side, with one or two players suffering niggling injuries. It means promising forward Pauli Pauli will make his NRL debut this Sunday, the seventh Eel to pull on the NRL strip for the first time this year. The final side will be confirmed on Sunday before the match.

Eels co-captain Reni Maitua says he's looking forward to the clash.

"We've had some disappointing losses but we've got some exciting kids at this club and we're working hard and trying to turn up with the best attitude each week."

The key battles will once again be with the forward packs - with the Titans boasting size and experience in that area of their game, posing a great challenge for Fuifui Moimoi and Tim Mannah who have both been in good form in recent weeks.

Here are the team lists for each side:

Parramatta Eels:

1. Jarryd Hayne

2. Ken Sio

3. Api Pewhairangi

4. Jacob Loko

5. Vai Toutai

6. Luke Kelly

7. Chris Sandow

8. Tim Mannah

9. Matt Keating

10. Fuifui Moimoi

11. Reni Maitua

12. Matt Ryan

13. Peni Terepo


14. Kaysa Pritchard

15. Junior Paulo

16. Joseph Paulo

17. Mitch Allgood

18. Brayden Wiliame

Gold Coast Titans:

1. William Zillman

2. Kevin Gordon

3. Brad Takairangi

4. Jamal Idris

5. Anthony Don

6. Aidan Sezer

7. Albert Kelly

8. Luke Bailey

9. Matt Srama

10. Nate Myles

11. Greg Bird

12. Mark Minichiello

13. Ashley Harrison


14. Luke Douglas

15. Mark Ioane

16. Ryan James

17. Sam Irwin

18. Luke O'Dwyer
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