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Talatau Amone was the villain for St George Illawarra as the Dragons lost 20-16 against the Titans, as his mistake set up Gold Coast's golden point try.
Wizardry was in short supply in an error-strewn nine minutes of golden time period at a rain-soaked Suncorp Stadium on Magic Round, with both teams missing four field goal attempts.
The Titans were responsible for three of those misses and there seemed to be little danger for the Dragons when Gold Coast's halfback Toby Sexton saw his attempt deflected wide off the post.
Talatau Amone knocked the ball on in golden point, setting up the Titans' winning try
Amone looked to have secured the ball as it bounced loose close to the Warriors' try line, only to spill it as he became the latest victim of the torrential rain that battered Brisbane throughout Saturday.
Gold Coast immediately capitalised on the mistake, moving the ball quickly to Jamayne Isaako who scored in the corner to give the Titans a first win after five consecutive losses.
The drama came after a heart-stopping first half of golden point where Isaako and Zac Lomax missed field goal shots.
Both teams scored three tries apiece in regulation to be level 16-all at fulltime with recalled forward Jarrod Wallace's close-range