iSelect Titans coach John Cartwright has named three 2014 recruits in his team to open the 2014 Telstra Premiership campaign against the Cronulla Sharks at Remondis Stadium on Monday night.

Centres Brad Tighe (from Penrith) and Maurice Blair (Melbourne) will form a new combination in the three-quarters and utility forward Paul Carter has been chosen on the bench.

Prop Luke Douglas will play his 195th consecutive NRL match, breaking Jason Taylor’s record for the most successive games in the game’s club history. His debut was in the opening round for the Sharks in 2006.

The team v Cronulla, round one

1 - William Zillman

2 - Kevin Gordon

3 - Brad Tighe

4 – Maurice Blair

5 - David Mead

6 - Aidan Sezer

7 - Albert Kelly

8 - Luke Douglas

9 - Beau Falloon

10 - Nate Myles (capt)

11 - Greg Bird (capt)

12 – David Taylor

13 - Ashley Harrison

INTERCHANGE (from)

14 - Matthew White

15 - Luke Bailey

16 - Mark Minichiello

17 - Paul Carter

18 - Ryan James

19 - Brad Takairangi

20 - Ben Ridge

 

The Holden Cup side to play the Sharks is:

 

1 – Jayden Connors

2 - Brian Kelly

3 - Jaiden Hawkes

4 - Hayden Schwass

5 - Connor Broadhurst

6 - Kane Elgey

7 - Christian Hazard

8 - Oshea Tuiasau

9 - Deacon Fletcher

10 - Ethan Price

11 - Caleb Morehu

12 – Jackson Clarke

13 - Parahi Wilson

INTERCHANGE

14 - Sam Harold

15 -Perry Ioane

16 - Jackson Briskey- Luscombe

17 - Anthony Colman

- Daniel Schwass