Matt Keating

Matt Keating

He joined the Burleigh Bears seeking a new beginning but ex-Parramatta hooker Matt Keating could be on his way to being thrown an NRL lifeline by the Titans.

Gold Coast Titans coach John Cartwright will consider drafting Keating into his squad if the Titans’ No.9 crisis worsens as Beau Falloon (hamstring), Matt Srama (shoulder), Sam Irwin (ankle) and Paul Carter (ankle) battle injuries.

The 27-year-old decided to move to the Gold Coast with wife Jocelyn, who hails from the region, and begin a new life.

But with 130 games of NRL experience, Keating is now on the radar of Cartwright and keen for a return to the first grade.

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