Not only did the Gold Coast Titans spend three days in Coffs Harbour training for the season ahead, players visited local schools while they were here spreading the club's Tackle Bullying message.
Not only did the Gold Coast Titans spend three days in Coffs Harbour training for the season ahead, players visited local schools while they were here spreading the club's Tackle Bullying message. Adam Hourigan

Titans leave a lasting legacy for local kids

WITH the Gold Coast Titans in pre-season training this week, it was a good opportunity to share some mentorship with some of the local children ahead of the exciting 2014 season.

As well as training at the Novotel Pacific Bay Resort's elite training centre the team also found time to visit local schools and talk about the "tackle bullying" campaign, which is part of the NRL's One Community initiative.

The team visited nine schools in the Coffs Harbour region to talk about the importance of looking after your friends and staying clear from bullying.

Titans prop Mark Ioane who will be studying to be PE teacher at University next year gave students at Tyalla Public School a rundown of what you should do in these circumstances.

"We're talking about how to stand up for a friend and not be afraid and to tell someone if it's happening to you. It could be a teacher, parent anyone," Ioane said.

"Just make sure that none of your mates are being bullied. 

Former Sawtell Panthers junior and Titans Winger, Kevin Gordon was also on hand to make a few visits to local schools.