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Round 1 - Saturday 8th March @ 09:00pm
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L: 0
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Round 1 - Saturday 8th March @ 09:00pm
COWBOYS vs. RAIDERS
1300SMILES Stadium
22
L: 0
H-T: 10
28
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CROWD: 12121
H-T: 16
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FULLTIME at 1300Smiles Stadium - Cowboys have come from 16-0 down to score a 28-22 win over the Canberra Raiders

North Queensland Cowboys 28-22

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And with that mistake the Cowboys will get their first home win in round 1 since 1997

North Queensland Cowboys 28-22

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

Johnathan Thurston converts from out wide and the Cowboys lead by 6

North Queensland Cowboys 28-22

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Antonio Winterstein. Kick to come.

Antonio Winterstein dives in the corner and was inside the sideline by centimetres, Cowboys take the lead back

North Queensland Cowboys 26-22

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VIDEO REFEREE: Gavin Badger sends another one upstairs, crosses the arms and says NO TRY

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PENALTY to the Cowboys, Raiders penalised for a high tackle, Cowboys just 20m out

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Cowboys working away from their own half after Terry Campese makes a mistake

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Momentum changing in favour of the Raiders after the Cowboys put a kickoff out on the full for the second time tonight

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL CANBERRA RAIDERS
Penalty goal attempt by Anthony Milford successful.

The third goalkicker of the night for the Raiders Anthony Milford has no problems converting and its locked up at 22-22

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Pressure mounts on the Cowboys after Brett Suttor penalises them for not being square at marker right on the try line

North Queensland Cowboys 22-20

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS
Conversion attempt by Reece Robinson unsuccessful.

Reece Robinson can't convert from outwide and the Cowboys still lead by 2

North Queensland Cowboys 22-20

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Reece Robinson. Kick to come.

Well an uncharacteristic mistake from Thurston, gives Reece Robinson open space and goes the full length to score despite a late effort from Michael Morgam

North Queensland Cowboys 22-20

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

JT Converts

North Queensland Cowboys 22-16

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Gavin Cooper. Kick to come.


Canberra Raiders 16-10


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Gavin Cooper scores the Cowboys third try of the night, off the back of some good hands from Brent Tate and Johnathan Thurston,

North Queensland Cowboys 20-16

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Pretty decent attendance in Townsville tonight given the circumstances 12,121

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

As he normally does from close range JT converts it

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Rory Kostjasyn. Kick to come.

Rory Kostjasyn barges over from dummy half right on the hour mark to give the Cowboys the lead

Canberra Raiders 16-14

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Raiders now working away from their own 10m, after the Cowboys find touch

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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NO TRY the ruling after Linnett dropped the ball whilst trying to ground it

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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VIDEO REFEREE: Upstairs we go again, this time checking a Kane Linnett try

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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Also at the first dropout Joel Edwards has come off the field for the Raiders with a headcut

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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Cowboys don't threaten the Raiders in their repeat set, but then a Brent Tate kick followed by strong defence gives the Cowboys their third in a row

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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Repeat set coming up for the Cowboys after Robert Lui puts a kick into the ingoal and traps Anthony Milford ingoal

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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Raiders attacking deep in Cowboys territory but make an error and lets the pressure of the Cowboys

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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Second Half back underway - Cowboys with the first possession

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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Players back on the field for the 2nd half

Canberra Raiders 16-10

HALF TIME at 1300 Smiles Stadium - Raiders take a 16-12 lead to the break after leading 16-0

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

JT strikes this one a lot better and converts he's own try

Canberra Raiders 16-10

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Johnathan Thurston. Kick to come.

TRY OF THE SEASON (well of the 4 games) Johnathan Thurston takes advantage of the new quick tap rules and races up field to score

Canberra Raiders 16-8

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston unsuccessful.

Johnathan Thurston lets out a massive sigh after he kicked that attempt, ball started along way to the right but just didn't have enough of the JT swing on it

Canberra Raiders 16-4

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Kyle Feldt. Kick to come.

After Kane Linnett ran 70m downfield, the ensuing plays see the Cowboys create a huge overlap and score through Kyle Feldt

Canberra Raiders 16-4

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS
Conversion attempt by Reece Robinson unsuccessful.

Reece Robinson hooks the kick across the face, so the score is unchanged

Canberra Raiders 16-0

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Josh Papalii. Kick to come.

Josh Papalii runs a great line and forces his way over off the back of a Terry Campese, Raiders on fire early

Canberra Raiders 16-0

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Kyle Feldt is barged into touch after having to make a play at the ball after the kick was touched by a Cowboys teammate down the field

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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NO TRY is the ruling from Bernard Sutton, TV angles inconclusive to overturn Gavin Badger's decision

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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VIDEO REFEREE: JT's crossed the line but not sure if he's got it down, Gavin Badger's crossed the arms saying No Try

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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Raiders put the ball dead and Kyle Feldt takes the quick tap and gets to the 30m line on zero tackle under the new rules

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS
Conversion attempt by Reece Robinson successful.

Reece Robinson converts the kick from just right of the uprights

Canberra Raiders 12-0

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Jarrod Croker. Kick to come.

Jarrod Croker takes advantage of a perfect bounce and races a long way up field to score the Raiders second try of the night

Canberra Raiders 10-0

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PENALTY COWBOYS: Raiders penalised for not making effecting a tackle on the kicker, Cowboys take the tap 10m out from the Raiders line

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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NO TRY the ruling from Bernard Sutton, ruled Michael Morgan grounded the ball before Anthony Milford, goalline dropout coming up

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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VIDEO REFEREE: Raiders look to have their second, Gavin Badger sends it upstairs giving it a try, just checking for the onside of the chasers

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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PENALTY RAIDERS: Cowboys kick the ball out on the full from the kick off

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS
Conversion attempt by Jarrod Croker successful.

Jarrod Croker has no problems converting

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS
Scored by Edrick Lee. Kick to come.

Anthony Milford puts on a step and then gives it to Edrick Lee to score

Canberra Raiders 4-0

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PENALTY RAIDERS: Cowboys penalised and gives the Raiders a leg up to go down field

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Edrick Lee makes an unforced error.

Edrick Lee can't clean up a Johnathan Thurston grubber kick and Gavin Badger rules knock on in the field of play, Scrum 10m out

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UNFORCED ERROR CANBERRA RAIDERS
Terry Campese makes an unforced error.

Terry Campese knocks the ball down, initially referees let it go and Raiders head up field but end up calling it back

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First mistake of the match comes off the boot of Jack Wighton who sends the ball into touch on the full

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Play underway, at 1300 Smiles Stadium

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Players on the field and just about to get under way when Gavin Badger calls time on

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Ok so Golden Point is done down at Brookvale Oval, now to round out a super Saturday with the Cowboys taking on the Raiders, both sides 1-17

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Referees: Gavin Badger, Brett Suttor

Touch Judges: Dan Eastwood, Peter Gough

Video Referee: Bernard Sutton, Paul Mellor

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (28)
Tries: Kyle Feldt, Johnathan Thurston, Rory Kostjasyn, Gavin Cooper, Antonio Winterstein
Field Goals:
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (4/5)
Penalty Goals:

CANBERRA RAIDERS (22)
Tries: Edrick Lee, Jarrod Croker, Reece Robinson, Josh Papalii
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jarrod Croker (1/1), Reece Robinson (1/3)
Penalty Goals: Anthony Milford (1/1)



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