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Round 2 - Friday 14th March @ 08:40pm
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Round 2 - Friday 14th March @ 08:40pm
BRONCOS vs. COWBOYS
Suncorp Stadium
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FULL TIME at Suncorp Stadium has seen the Brisbane Broncos hold on to defeat the North Queensland Cowboys, 16-12.

Brisbane Broncos 16-12

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Thurston hit and spin over the goal line but he loses the ball backward and it's grounded in goal by the Broncos. Line drop out for the Cowboys, they will have one chance at the goal line.

Brisbane Broncos 16-12

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ZERO TACKLE for the Cowboys, the Broncos jumped quickly as Winterstein got a hand to the pass. Cowboys attack 30 metres out

Brisbane Broncos 16-12

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL BRISBANE BRONCOS
Field goal attempt by Ben Hunt unsuccessful.

Ben Hunt with a drop goal attempt fails to put it between the posts. Cowboys with possession

Brisbane Broncos 16-12

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Inside the final three minutes at Suncorp and we have the Broncos on the attack on halfway

Brisbane Broncos 16-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS
Conversion attempt by Corey Parker successful.

Corey Parker slots the conversion to extend their lead over the Cowboys to four points. The Broncos managed to crack the Cowboys defence and put them on the back foot to reclaim the lead as we head into the final minutes of play.

Brisbane Broncos 16-12

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TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Andrew McCullough. Kick to come.

Andrew McCullough finishes off a brilliant run from Dale Copley and the Broncos hit the lead as they spread quickly to the eastern side.

Brisbane Broncos 14-12

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Kick from the Broncos rolls a metre short of the corner post, scrum packs for the Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Thurston comes up with a brilliant play as he deflected the grubber from Ben Barba, he got the lucky bounce and streaked away 25 metres before being wrapped up. Cowboys on the front foot as the march up to halfway

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Brent Tate makes an unforced error.

Brent Tate looked to jump out of acting half but he spills the ball. Broncos back on the attack 21 metres out

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS
Dale Copley makes an unforced error.

Dale Copley almost coming up with the caught off the knock down from Maranta who jumped high off the kick from Barba. Cowboys with possession 20 metres off the Broncos line.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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NO TRY! Kane Linnett gets RED LIGHTS as he dropped the ball over the goal line in the tackle of three Broncos defenders. 20 metre tap ruled for Brisbane.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Cowboys, Kane Linnett as dived over in the corner...but we have NO TRY from referee

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Ben Barba forces the ball dead off the short kick from Rob Lui in goal. Line drop out is called for the Cowboys, they earn a repeat set.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Penalty to the Cowboys as Sam Thaiday was always inside the 10 metres from the bomb kick. Cowboys on the attack inside the Broncos half.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Jason Taumalolo makes an unforced error.

Jason Taumalolo drops the ball as the Cowboys passed quickly through three sets of hands. Brisbane come up with possession 15 metres short of halfway

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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NO TRY! Ben Hunt sailed into a gap which was created from Josh McGuire and he was penalised for a obstruction. Cowboys march up field from the kick for the sideline.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Johnathan Thurston makes an unforced error.

Johnathan Thurston jumped the attack and almost came up with an intercept as the pass from Hoffman to Sam Thaiday was taken. Scrum to Brisbane 10 metres out

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Referee called in both captains and given them a warning. Play continues with a scrum feed for the Broncos 20 metres out from the Cowboys goal line.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Kyle Feldt makes an unforced error.

Kyle Feldt fumbles the ball and the Broncos will come up with possession to get another shot at the line. However, before the scrum the players have all come together. A lot of pushing, no punches thrown.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Jack Reed is taken over the sideline as the Broncos spread quickly across to the right, Brisbane looking for a try down the sideline but the Cowboys defence holding.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Penalty to the Broncos, they kick ahead and attack on halfway

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS
Ben Barba makes an unforced error.

Ben Barba unable to take the late pass from Josh Hoffman. Cowboys come up with possession, however there is some concern for Josh Hoffman who is limping.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Penalty goal attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

Thurston slots the penalty goal without mistake to give the Cowboys give the lead

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Josh McGuire is ON REPORT for the second time tonight as he took out the legs of Rob Lui has kicked on the last tackle. Thurston will opt for the penalty goal here.

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Time off here as we have a blue on our hands. Ashton Sims and Josh McGuire getting friendly after McGuire took out the legs of Rob Lui as he kicked

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

Johnathan Thurston from the western side of Suncorp Stadium, 10 metres in from touch strikes it well but he fails to fail the conversion

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

Gavin Cooper swoops on a loose ball as Kyle Felt knocked down the cross field kick from Robert Lui. The Cowboys lock the score up at 10-all with a kick to come from Thurston

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Cowboys, we have a TRY for Gavin Cooper. Looking at the contest in the lead up as Cooper dived over the goal line.

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS
Dale Copley makes an unforced error.

Dale Copley looking to get the play running as the Broncos spread to the eastern side but the ball goes to ground. Scrum for North Queensland, 10 metres inside the Broncos half.

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Michael Morgan makes an unforced error.

Michael Morgan fumbles the ball on the last tackle as he was unable to come up with the ball from Jason Taumalolo. Broncos with possession now on the 1st tackle 10 metres off their own line.

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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Rory Kostjasyn takes a dive over the goal line after getting stuck for options, last tackle is called as the retire back to the 10 metre line.

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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Penalty to the Cowboys on halfway for a hold down in the ruck. Thurston finds the sideline which gives the Cowboys a set start on the 30 metre line.

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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Brent Tate juggles the ball and almost gave up possession as Andrew McCullough rushed him off the kick. Cowboys with possession now.

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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Ben Barba watches the kick go dead off the boot of the Cowboys, 20 metre tap is given as a result.

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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Second half is UNDERWAY at Suncorp Stadium as Corey Parker kicks off, Sims takes the catch and takes the first hit up

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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HALF TIME at Suncorp Stadium: Broncos 10 lead Cowboys 6

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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Thurston rushing a play on the 3rd tackle, his kick bounces ahead of everyone and finds the sideline. Scrum for the Broncos just before half time

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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Gavin Cooper swoops on a loose pass from Todd Lowrie as the Broncos passed quickly across the field. Cowboys with the ball inside the Broncos half.

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS
Conversion attempt by Corey Parker unsuccessful.

Corey Parker with the conversion attempt from the eastern side of Suncorp Stadium fails with the goal to extend the lead for Brisbane

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Daniel Vidot. Kick to come.

Daniel Vidot has jumped off a beautiful grubber from Josh Hoffman, the Broncos spreading to the left of the field to set up a try in the corner.

Brisbane Broncos 10-6

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ZERO TACKLE for the Broncos as the Cowboys jumped quickly to shut down the play.

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Penalty to the Broncos for a hold down in the ruck. Cowboys lead the count 4-3

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Jason Taumalolo makes an unforced error.

Jason Taumalolo drops the ball as he attempts to stand and play the ball in the ruck. Brisbane with a scrum going down 20 metres out from their own line.

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Time off here with Brent Tate down grabbing at his ankle. Hopefully it's not too serious

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Michael Morgan comes up with mistake off the kick from the Broncos, but Ben Barba is ruled offside from the kick from Ben Hunt. Cowboys with a help up field.

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Gavin Cooper makes an unforced error.

Double knock on is ruled as the first comes up from Gavin Cooper, scrum for Brisbane 10 metres short of halfway

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UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS
Ben Hannant makes an unforced error.

Ben Hannant spills the ball as he was taken to ground from behind by Tariq Sims. Scrum sets for the Cowboys 40 metres from the Broncos try line

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Lachlan Maranta with a beautiful jump off the goal line defused the kick from Thurston has he looked to set up Linnett for the Cowboys second try. Broncos with the ball on the goal line.

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Antonio Winterstein with a leaping catch off the bomb from Ben Hunt, following it immediately was a penalty for a hold down from Lachlan Maranta. Cowboys with a help up field to attack 10 metres short of halfway

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Jack Reed with a brilliant catch off a short kick from Thurston and on the back of it earns a penalty as Gavin Cooper holds too long in the ruck. Broncos kick ahead to their own 30 metre line.

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Robert Lui defused the bomb kick from Ben Hunt as he looked to link with Barba. Brisbane unlucky not to come up with points as the attack failed to challenge the Cowboys defence.

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Ray Thompson makes an unforced error.

Ray Thompson unable to hold onto possession as he was handled in a tackle of two including Ben Hannant. Scrum for Brisbane now 10 metres short of halfway

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UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS
Josh Hoffman makes an unforced error.

Josh Hoffman has fumbled a long pass from Ben Hunt as the Broncos looked to spread left across the field. Cowboys come up with a scrum feed on their 30 metre line

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Time off here as Josh McGuire was collected in a high tackle from Kane Linnett. Penalty has been awarded as a result.

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Kane Linnett makes an unforced error.

Kane Linnett has fumbled the ball as he tried to play the ball while being crowded on the goal line. Broncos with a scrum feed 10 metres off their try line.

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Josh McGuire has been placed ON REPORT and penalised for a high tackle on Gavin Cooper.

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Time of here has Gavin Cooper has been cleaned up in a high tackle from Josh McGuire. He copped a swinging arm across the nose.

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

Johnathan Thurston slots the goal to convert his own four-pointer from next to the uprights to lock the game up.

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

Johnathan Thurston running a line off a brilliant offload from James Tamou sees him dart over the try line untouched. The Cowboys firing as the Broncos covering defence fails to close the play down.

Brisbane Broncos 6-4

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NO TRY for Michael Morgan as he was held up over the goal line by three Broncos defenders. Back to the 10 metre line on the fourth tackle for the Cowboys.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Cowboys, Michael Morgan has dived over the goal line. It looked okay but the referee says NO TRY.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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Josh McGuire is penalised for leg pull and Thurston takes a quick tap and the Cowboys jump ahead to just 10 metres short of the Broncos try line

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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Ben Barba with a soft touch grubber kick on the last tackle slots it between the Cowboys defence as he looked to set up Jack Reed for the Broncos second try. However, the ball just bouncing too far dead and a zero tackle 20 metre tap is called for North Queensland.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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Ben Hunt dives on a loose pass from the Cowboys and the Broncos go back on the attack on halfway. Brisbane on top at the moment.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS
Matt Gillett makes an unforced error.

Matt Gillett looking to take the offload from Lachlan Maranta as the Broncos put up a bomb on the last tackle. However the Cowboys with the ball on the zero tackle

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS
Conversion attempt by Corey Parker successful.

Corey Parker with the conversion attempt slots the from next to the uprights. Brisbane extend their lead

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

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TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Matt Gillett. Kick to come.

Matt Gillett has swept between the defence off a brilliant inside pass form Ben Barba. Brisbane strike first as they capitalise on the opportunity.

Brisbane Broncos 4-0

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Michael Morgan cleaned up a kick from Jack Reed but he was trapped in goal. Brisbane come up with a line drop out as a result.

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Forward pass ruled against the Cowboys from Ray Thompson out of dummy half. Scrum for the Broncos 10 metres short of halfway

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We are UNDERWAY at Suncorp Stadium as the Cowboys kick off

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We are minutes away from kick off at Suncorp Stadium as the Cowboys are lead out by captain Johnathan Thurston

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Welcome to LeagueUnlimited's LIVE coverage for the first game out of Suncorp Stadium for the 2014 season.

TEAM CHANGES for this match:
Broncos are unchanged and will line-up, 1-17.

Cowboys sees a shift with Glenn Hall to starting at lock, with Joel Riethmuller ruled OUT. Rory Kostjasyn, Scott Bolton and both the Sims brothers fill the interchange bench.

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Referees: Ben Cummins, Gavin Reynolds

Touch Judges: Russell Turner, Michael Wise

Video Referee: Luke Phillips, Andrew Dunemann

BRISBANE BRONCOS (16)
Tries: Matt Gillett, Daniel Vidot, Andrew McCullough
Field Goals: Ben Hunt (0/1)
Conversions: Corey Parker (2/3)
Penalty Goals:

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (12)
Tries: Johnathan Thurston, Gavin Cooper
Field Goals:
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (1/2)
Penalty Goals: Johnathan Thurston (1/1)



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