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Flying combination setting right side alight

Jojo Fifita and Phil Sami have history... but all for good reasons.

Playing six games together at the back-end of 2022 when the 20-year-old young gun first burst onto the NRL scene, the fast-flying duo have been reunited on the Gold Coast's right edge with the same goal as before... but this time with the roles being reversed.

"Phil and me have a little bit of history from last year where he was a centre and as a wing, so we sort of have a little bit of chemistry," Fifita said.

"It's pretty good being out there with him again so I'm pretty happy."

It's fair to say the pairing is perfect for the two Gold Coast speedsters, given Fifita's long-term ambition to play in the centres and Sami's scintillating form that has put the 25-year-old in Maroons discussions once again.

"It was a good surprise when Justin told me, but I knew it would be hard work switching from the wing [when I had been training there] the whole year," Fifita said.

"I've just got to stick at it and just keep pushing through and keeping learning things and I'll get used to it.

"Phil has been playing pretty good the last couple of weeks and the last thing you want to do is change that and then change his gam, so it's good to keep him on the wing and keep him doing what he's doing."

Approaching their third game in partnership together, last season's Titans rookie of the year is elated to be in his preferred position but isn't complacent with needing to continue his hard-work with the immense depth of talent waiting in the wings to keep him honest.

"Schouppy (Aaron Schoupp) and Trey (Spry) are pushing me to become better because I know one bad thing and they could be in there, so I've just got to keep pushing," Fifita said.

"They've really motivated me."

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