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Holbrook: Hard work the focus during the bye week

Titans Coach Justin Holbrook says having a bye hasn't meant a week off, with the Titans ramping up training to ensure a strong back end to the season.

Fresh off a win against the Canberra Raiders, Holbrook says his side is refreshed and is working hard to be ready for next Friday's clash against Parramatta.

"Only having the week off the other week where we gave the players a few days off after playing 15 games straight, then we only had the one game against the Raiders so it's been straight back into training this week and training hard for the back end of the year," Holbrook said.

"We're probably training harder given that we don't have a game on the weekend, we've probably increased what we'd normally do in a week leading into a game which is fair enough because we don't have the game to play on a weekend.

"We don't need another rest now, coming off a good win against the Raiders we want to make sure we keep working hard."

Tino Fa'asuamaleaui, AJ Brimson and Moeaki Fotuaika will all play for Queensland in State of Origin game three in Newcastle on Wednesday night.  Holbrook says he expects they will back up against the Eels.

"It's never ideal (not having your Origin players at training), but that is what Origin does when it is mid-season," Holbrook said.

"We're used to not having them with us and we will see how they pull up on Wednesday night.

"If they pull up ok then they will play against Parramatta.

"We've already had two camps of it and guys slot in at training and prepare as if they are going to play.

"If any of the three don't pull up ok, we've got plenty of guys that have played already this year.

"Being Origin, they are your better players so if they pull up well then they will definitely play."