This is the first of a weekly pre-season feature where we take you behind the scenes as the Titans prepare for season 2015.

Now entrenched at their temporary training base at The Southport School all players joined forces this week as those who surpassed the fitness benchmarks were given an extra week's break.

David Hala joined the squad, along with pre-season triallist from Auckland, Agnatius Paasi, and it was a very tough week indeed with plenty of miles put into the legs of the full-time squad.

Watch what November training involves for our boys ... and the opportunity to have a day off on the gold course.