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One of the most hotly contested spots in the Titans lineup will be the lock forward position.

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Coach Justin Holbrook has plenty of candidates to choose from and says the team will benefit from the competition for spots.

The Titans will play the New Zealand Warriors in Lismore on February 27 in the Club's only NRL trial match and Holbrook says the hit-out will be important in his decision making as Round One approaches.

Tino Fa'asuamaleaui and Herman Ese'ese have both said during the pre-season that they'd be keen to play in the 13, while Tyrone Peachey helped the Titans to five-straight wins to finish last season while wearing the jersey.

"I'm surprised he hasn't reminded me of that (being part of the winning streak), he's usually pretty good at that Peach," Holbrook laughed.

"Peachey is training fantastic and he'll be keen to keep that position.

"We've got great competition there.

"We've got Tino (Fa'asuamaleaui) joining us and Herman Ese'ese as well, so we've got some really good competition for spots.

"If Peach plays great in the trial then he is a good chance but I'm not 100% sure yet."

Holbrook says both Fa'asuamaleaui and Ese'ese will have big roles to play no matter what number they end up wearing.

"They can both play front row and Tino can play backrow as well," he said.

"He is a footballer Tino, he is a big athletic guy that understands the game well and he's only young so he's only going to get better.

Another position where there'll be competition is for the bench utility role.

Quizzed on whether Peachey is in a head-to-head battle with Tanah Boyd for the role, Holbrook said it's not as simple as that.

"Not so much head to head, Peachey offers more versatility where Tanah (Boyd) is a genuine half that can play hooker.

"Tanah is a fantastic trainer and he loves the game and he is one that will be sticking his hand up to try and force his way into the 17.

"Young Erin Clark is going terrific too, so it is a good position for us to be in.

"We need depth and we've got it and I'm happy about that."