Moeaki Fotuaika the “youngest ever winner” of the Titans Player of the Year Award!

Gold Coast prop Moeaki Fotuaika been named Titans Player of the Year after taking home the prestigious Paul Broughton Medal.

The 19-year-old was given the honour at the club’s 2019 presentation night at The Star Gold Coast overnight.

Fotuaika nabbed a massive 22 votes to create history as the youngest ever winner of the Titans Player of the Year Award.


After a breakout season in the NRL in 2018, Fotuaika established himself as one of the most promising props in the game this year despite having to play through the pain barrier for most of the season with long-term wrist, knee and ankle injuries.

It was a night of celebration for players past and present, with rugby league legend Preston Campbell announced as the first Life Member of the Gold Coast Titans.

Preston was the very first player signed by the Titans in 2005, and now sets another first as the inaugural Life Member of the club.

The other major Titans award winners included Queensland forward Jai Arrow, who took home two awards as the Titans Members Most Valuable Player, and the winner of the Coaches Award.

Promising middle forward Jai Whitbread was named the Titans Rookie of the Year, while retiring fullback Michael Gordon was honoured with “The Preston” for his outstanding commitment and service to the club and his community.

Frieda Seu was named Titans Women’s Invitational Player of the Match, Liam Hourigan was the Titans Physical Disabilities Rugby League Player of the Year, while Titans Community & Game Development Assistant Matt Ash was given the Outstanding Achievement Award