Advertising Opportunities
Round 5 - Monday 7th April @ 07:00pm
28
L: 0
FullTime
80.00
Round 5 - Monday 7th April @ 07:00pm
COWBOYS vs. KNIGHTS
1300SMILES Stadium
2
L: 0
H-T: 16
28
#NRLnqlnew
FullTime
80.00
CROWD: 11189
H-T: 2
2
80

Knights looking for a consolation spread it wide to McManus who is taken over the sideline by Matthew Wright.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

79

PENALTY Knights - obstructing the play the ball. Tariq Sims.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

78

PENALTY Knights - shoulder charge from Tariq Sims.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

77

RED LIGHTS..NO TRY! Tariq Sims lost control in the act of scoring.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

77

VIDEO REFEREE: Checking the grounding for another Cowboys try.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

76

Dane Gagai tried to take it to the defensive line but he only got ushered to the sideline for his troubles.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

75

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

Cowboys try to force another result from a bomb but Morgan knocks on.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

71

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Jeremy Smith makes an unforced error.

Jeremy Smith gets unlucky with an error as Thurston contributed to the ball being knocked out.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

71

PENALTY Knights - holding down.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

70

A rare chance for the Knights to attack after Winterstein spills it.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

69

UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
James Tamou makes an unforced error.

James Tamou tries to push himself through the line once again, he just forgot the ball.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

69

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Akuila Uate makes an unforced error.

The Cowboys probe the line with Thurston launching a crossfield kick, Uate full of bluster goes up to catch it but he spilled it twice.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

66

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Joseph Leilua makes an unforced error.

It's unraveling here for the Knights, Leilua with a simple drop ball now.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

66

UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
James Tamou makes an unforced error.

Uate winds up once again and collides with Origin team-mate Tamou who strips the ball out. Knights scrum on their own 20.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

64

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

Thurston hooks it over for two more.

North Queensland Cowboys 28-2

62

TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Ray Thompson. Kick to come.

It's turning into a rout now! Thompson shrugged off two flimsy tackles and just set off for the try-line. It's getting to F/A increasing time for the home side now.

North Queensland Cowboys 26-2

61

Newcastle get their lines slightly wrong and the ball is propelled forward.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-2

58

RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! The halfback was offside for North Queensland so PENALTY Newcastle.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-2

58

VIDEO REFEREE: We're going upstairs for well everything here.. checking the contest, knock ons, onsides.. the whole kit and kaboodle.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-2

55

Cowboys can't capitalise though, as Ashton Sims gets a rush of blood and plays the ball too quickly. Error.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-2

54

PENALTY #3 against the Knights in quick succession and here comes the warning. This one was for a perceived crusher tackle.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-2

54

Another PENALTY - offside.. Knights have lost their shape recently.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-2

53

PENALTY Cowboys - hand on the ball. Knights just can't keep up!

North Queensland Cowboys 22-2

53

Good hit from Ray Thompson jarring the ball free. North Queensland looking domineering now.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-2

50

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

Johnathan Thurston adds two more to his tally with an assist from the upright.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-2

49

TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Michael Morgan. Kick to come.

Michael Morgan - he did it all himself! Saw Boyd was out of position, so he put a grubber through slipped and crawled to the ball for the try!

North Queensland Cowboys 20-2

48

North Queensland's halfback again with a good run and almost got Ray Thompson over. He was held up though. Tackle four.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

47

PENALTY Cowboys - going too early was Beau Scott.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

47

RED LIGHTS..NO TRY! Taumalolo with a brave effort but it was knocked it back so Michael Dobson knocked it dead.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

45

VIDEO REFEREE: Jason Taumalolo has tried to do the spectacular but checking grounding.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

44

PENALTY North Queensland - Tyrone Roberts creeping a tad high.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

45

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Tyrone Roberts makes an unforced error.

Is it a full moon? No just someone losing their shorts. The distraction proved enough to force Tyrone Roberts into an error.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

43

Nice stabbing kick from Dobson allowing Scott to trap Morgan in-goal. Repeat set of six coming for the Knights.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

41

UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Ashton Sims makes an unforced error.

Good hit from Beau Scott to dislodge the ball from Ashton Sims. Knights scrum.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

41

We're back underway here for the second half.. Knights get us going!

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

40

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Darius Boyd makes an unforced error.

Knights try to spark a sweeping movement as the half expires but Boyd drops it cold.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

40

Another PENALTY Knights - Some mucking around in the play-the-ball.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

38

PENALTY Knights - Beau Scott smartly darts from dummy-half after Uate was ragdolled catching the markers unaware.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

33

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Akuila Uate makes an unforced error.

Uate trying to inspire his side with a charging run spills it cold. North Queensland scrum 35 metres out.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

29

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

Thurston corrects the earlier miss with less spin but two points on the scoreboard.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-2

28

TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Michael Morgan. Kick to come.

Thurston's got the Knights chasing shadows tonight. A nice sweep play gave Thurston room allowing him to hold off and send Michael Morgan in for the home sides third try.

North Queensland Cowboys 14-2

26

PENALTY Cowboys - They have swung the momentum well in their favour now, as Knights are struggling with the pace.

North Queensland Cowboys 10-2

23

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

Thurston gets the swing on the conversion again but it hits the upright and goes wide.

North Queensland Cowboys 10-2

22

TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Brent Tate. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS..TRY! Morgan was onside, so the rebound that fell to Tate was good and another four pointer to the home side.

North Queensland Cowboys 10-2

22

VIDEO REFEREE: We're upstairs once again after the halfback sliced through for North Queensland and the errant pass went to Tate who scored.

North Queensland Cowboys 6-2

21

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

Thurston pilots it over for a six-nil lead.

North Queensland Cowboys 6-2

20

TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Matthew Wright. Kick to come.

GREEN LIGHTS..TRY! Wright was onside and had time to make himself a cuppa before putting the ball down.

North Queensland Cowboys 4-2

20

VIDEO REFEREE: Matthew was the Wright place after the Thurston kick. Checking onside and grounding.

Newcastle Knights 2-0

19

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Kade Snowden makes an unforced error.

A double error from the Knights there with Snowden spilling it and Gidley giving away a needless penalty.

Newcastle Knights 2-0

17

PENALTY KNIGHTS - Gagai was hit high by Thurston.

Newcastle Knights 2-0

17

Cowboys tried forcing a repeat set with a grubber, did so but Taumalolo dropped it once the signal came.

Newcastle Knights 2-0

15

PENALTY Cowboys - Beau Scott holding down too long.

Newcastle Knights 2-0

15

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Joseph Leilua makes an unforced error.

Leilua drew the two defenders, did all the hard work but he threw the pass too high for his winger to catch. Reprieve for North Queensland.

Newcastle Knights 2-0

13

UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Matthew Scott makes an unforced error.

Matthew Scott spills a simple pass to his chest. Newcastle scrum in the Cowboys' half.

Newcastle Knights 2-0

11

Dear, oh, Dear! Knights leave the dummy-half position wide open as Sydney Heads and the Cowboys pounce on the ball.

Newcastle Knights 2-0

7

SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Penalty goal attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

Roberts guides it through.

Newcastle Knights 2-0

6

A costly late tackle PENALTY against North Queensland and Rory Kostjaysn gives Newcastle a whole set on the home sides line. They opt for the two points.

0 all

5

First PENALTY of the evening to Newcastle - North Queensland's halfback with a high shot.

0 all

1

KICK-OFF! Knights with first use.

0 all

Newcastle are first off onto the field in their traditional red and blue jerseys taking residence in the nothern portion of 1300 Smiles Stadium awaiting kick-off. They are followed by the Cowboys in their home strip who prepare to kick us off.

0 all

Welcome to 1300 Smiles Stadium for a game most weren't expecting to be describing as a 15th v 16th contest. It is North Queensland coming off a loss against Gold Coast last Monday hosting the Knights who finally got off their duck egg with an emphatic victory over the Cronulla Sharks at home.

0 all

TEAM CHANGES: The final team-lists are in at 1300 SMILES Stadium.

NQL: Two changes for the home side - Matthew Wright comes in for Kyle Feldt on the wing and Joel Reithmuller comes onto the bench for Glenn Hall.

NEW: No changes for the away side.

0 all

Referees: Gerard Sutton, Dave Munro

Touch Judges: Michael Wise, Peter Gough

Video Referee: Matt Cecchin, Andrew Dunemann

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (28)
Tries: Matthew Wright, Brent Tate, Michael Morgan (2), Ray Thompson
Field Goals:
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (4/5)
Penalty Goals:

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (2)
Tries:
Field Goals:
Conversions:
Penalty Goals: Tyrone Roberts (1/1)



Advertising Opportunities