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Round 23 - Saturday 17th August @ 05:30pm
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Round 23 - Saturday 17th August @ 05:30pm
COWBOYS vs. TITANS
1300SMILES Stadium
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L: 8
H-T: 8
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FULL TIME at 1300SMILES Stadium sees the Cowboys take another step towards the finals with a 22-10 win over the Gold Coast

North Queensland Cowboys 22-10

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Ashley Harrison is down with a possible arm injury, he spills the ball and the Cowboys will get a scrum feed

North Queensland Cowboys 22-10

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Antonio Winterstein is trapped in goal as Aidan Sezer fired a kick from the base of the scrum on tackle 1. Line drop out called

North Queensland Cowboys 22-10

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Kevin Gordon makes an unforced error.

Kevin Gordon unable to hold onto possession as the ball is spilled over the sideline. 20 metre tap is ruled for the Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys 22-10

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

Matthew Bowen comes up with a mistake in the play of the ball. Scrum for the Titans 20 metres from the Cowboys line

North Queensland Cowboys 22-10

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Glenn Hall. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston unsuccessful.

Glenn Hall has been awarded his four-pointer as he managed to ground the ball off a grubber kick from JT despite Jamie Dowling pulling his arm away from the ball. Thurston unable to convert with a swinging kick from out wide

North Queensland Cowboys 22-10

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Cowboys, Glenn Hall is claiming. We have a TRY for North Queensland

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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Matt Bowen with a great grubber in goal earns a line drop out again for the Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Kevin Gordon makes an unforced error.

Knock on against the Titans in goal, Kevin Gordon unable to take the kick catch. Line drop out for the Cowboys.

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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Penalty against Mark Minichiello for a high shot on Ray Thompson. Cowboys kick for line and attack 35 metres out from the Titans goal line

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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Forward pass ruled against the Cowboys, scrum feed packs for the Titans

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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Luke O'Dywer has been carried from the field with a possible knee injury. Play continues with Titans

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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Knock on against the Titans on the last tackle sees the Cowboys come up with possession 10 metres out from their own line

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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Time off here with Beau Falloon coming up with an injury as he dived for the goal line.

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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Brent Tate taking no risk with the ball in goal, forces it dead to give the Titans a line drop out

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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

James Tamou comes up with a mistake in the tackle from the kick off after points. Scrum feed packs for the Titans 10 metres out from the line

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Kyle Feldt. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

Kyle Feldt has claimed his second try of the evening thanks to brilliant grubber kick from Matt Bowen. Feldt just managing to ground the ball before the dead ball line. JT with the conversion attempt slots the extras to make it an 8 point lead

North Queensland Cowboys 18-10

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Matt Bowen comes up with a great catch in goal to earn a 20 metre tap for the Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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NO TRY! Antonio Winterstein gets red lights. Penalty against Linnett for pulling Titans in goal.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Cowboys, we have a TRY for Antonio Winterstein. Looked okay, looking at a driver

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Aidan Sezer has rocketed the kick on the last tackle over the sideline on the last tackle. Change over for the Cowboys on the last tackle

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Kevin Gordon. Conversion attempt by Aidan Sezer successful.

Kevin Gordon cleans up the deflection from the grubber off the boot from Aiden Sezer to post his 50th NRL career try for the Gold Coast. Aidan Sezer with the conversion made no mistake with the kick

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Kevin Gordon has been forced into touch by Keldt. Great play to stop the try. Scrum Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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MONSTERED! Robert Lui is crunched by Dave Taylor. Titans 30m out as Lui failed to get a kick away for the Cowboys on the last tackle

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Greg Bird looks in a bad way, his back in complete pain. He is assisted off the field by the trainers

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Time off here with Greg Bird down. Trainers on the field now. The shoulder/back has gone as he tried to lift Gavin Cooper

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Antonio Winterstein with a brilliant catch of the ball under pressure to start the set for the Cowboys. They are just 10 metres off their own line

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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David Mead with a great catch in goal to take the kick from Thurston. Mead earn as a 20 metre tap for the Gold Coast

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Teams are back for the second half, and we are underway here in Townsville with the Cowboys ahead 12-4.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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HALF TIME at 1300SMILES Stadium sees the home side, the Cowboys lead the Gold Coast Titans 12-4 after an error filled first half

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Antonio Winterstein makes an unforced error.

Antonio Winterstein raced away off a great offload from Gavin Cooper, but he dropped the ball as he tried to pass the ball away. Scrum feed for the Gold Coast 10 metres off their own line

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Brad Takairangi throws the ball at the feet of David Mead and it bounces over the sideline. It's a change over on the last tackle

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Penalty against Tariq Sims and the entire Cowboys line for being inside the 10 metres. Cowboys attack 30 metres from the Cowboys try line.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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

Matt Scott juggled the pass and another mistake sees a scrum pack for the Titans 40 metres off their own line.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Time off here with Kyle Feldt down after taking heavy contact in the tackle. It will be play on for the Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Thurston is penalised for holding down in the ruck. Count at 5-4 in favour of the Titans, they attack 30 metres from the Cowboys try line.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Ricky Thorby makes an unforced error.

Ricky Thorby is unable to hold onto possession, scrum feed packs for the Gold Coast on their 10 metre line

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Penalty against Nate Myles for a holding down tackle in front of the posts. Ray Thompson takes the quick tap and the Cowboys attack 10 metres out

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Bad to worse again for the Titans for a slow release in the ruck. Cowboys find the line and attack 35 metres out.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Knock on ruled against the Titans in goal off the kick, JT dived on the ball and raced back to the 20 metre line.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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

No punches thrown in the heated encounter between the teams. Scrum feed packs for the Titans after the Ashton Sims mistake.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Ashton Sims has been cleaned up by Luke O'Dwyer, but we have no time off with the teams getting heated

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Kyle Feldt. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

Matt Bowen as thrown a floating pass over the Titans defence to link with Kyle Feldt who had nothing but open space in front of him. He dived over in the corner and plant it down one handed. Thurston with the conversion successfully extending the lead

North Queensland Cowboys 12-4

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Bad to worse for the Titans as they concede a penalty on the back of the mistake. Cowboys kick up to halfway to start their set

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Dave Taylor makes an unforced error.

Dave Taylor stomped his way through the Cowboys defence, but in doing so coughed up possession. Cowboys come up with possession.

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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Antonio Winterstein is forced over the dead ball line as Aidan Sezer put in a short grubber on the last tackle from acting half. Line drop out is called for the Gold Coast

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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Zero tackle called for the Gold Coast as the pass went behind and JT fumbled the pick up. Titans attack 20 metres out

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Ricky Thorby makes an unforced error.

Ricky Thorby running onto a short pass drops the ball and the pressure is off the Gold Coast now.

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Greg Bird makes an unforced error.

Greg Bird gives up possession in the tackle of three Cowboys. Zero tackle called for the Cowboys as they attack 35 metres from the Gold Coast goal line

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Robert Lui makes an unforced error.

Robert Lui unable to take the catch from the long pass, scrum feed for the Gold Coast 30 metres from their own line

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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Ashley Harrison collected the Cowboys' kick on the last tackle in goal and earns a 20 metre restart

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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David Mead jumped for the across field kick and is collected on the 10 metre line. Cowboys with possession through a change over

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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Time off here with Ryan James down after taking a high shot from Ashton Sims. He has been placed on report for the high contact as his shoulder made contact with James' mouth. It wasn't deemed a shoulder charge, but a penalty given to the Gold Coast

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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

Brent Tate ruled to have knocked on the bomb from Thurston, the Cowboys marched 85 metres in the set from the scrum feed. Change over for the Titans

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Ben Ridge makes an unforced error.

Ben Ridge charging onto a short pass from Ashley Harrison is unable to take the ball as he knocked on. A low pass giving up possession to the Cowboys through a scrum feed on their 10 metre line

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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Penalty against Ray Thompson for laying in the ruck too long after the kick was taken by the Gold Coast. Count is at 3-1 in favour of the Titans.

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Kevin Gordon makes an unforced error.

Kevin Gordon comes up with a mistake on the last tackle for the Titans as the Gold Coast failed to get into the groove with the set. Cowboys with the change over of possession on their 10 metre line

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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Aidan Sezer put the Titans on the front foot with a massive break through the defence as he gained 30 metres on tackle 4. The kick from Ashley Harrison on the last tackle is taken in goal, however a penalty is given to the Titans with JT taking out David Mead without the ball.

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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Aidan Sezer completes the set for the Titans after points, his kick is taken on the full short of the goal line by Kyle Feldt. Cowboys work it off their 10 metre line

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by David Mead. Conversion attempt by Aidan Sezer unsuccessful.

The Titans have returned serve from the Cowboys error with a try to David Mead. The Gold Coast passed to the blind side through Aidan Sezer who spread to Brad Takairangi who found David Mead on the wing. Aidan Sezer pushes the kick wide of the posts

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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

Matt Scott charged into the Titans line and attempted an offload as he went to ground. Knock on the call and the Gold Coast pack a scrum 35 metres from the Cowboys goal line

North Queensland Cowboys 6-0

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Scored by Gavin Cooper. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

Gavin Cooper has sailed through a yawning gap in the Titans defence as he ran a a great line off a pass from Johnathan Thurston. JT with the conversion extends the lead from in front with a successful conversion attempt

North Queensland Cowboys 6-0

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Penalty to the Cowboys as the Gold Coast are ruled offside at the 20 metre restart. Thurston finds the sideline and the home side attack 20 metres from the Titans try line

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Kyle Feldt does well under pressure to take the catch from the bomb in goal. He earns a 20 metre restart for the Cowboys

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Penalty to the Titans first up here as William Zillman was taken in the air by Brent Tate. Sezer finds the sideline and the Titans attack 40 metres from their own goal line

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We are UNDERWAY at 1300SMILES Stadium as Aidan Sezer kicks off for the Gold Coast Titans.

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We are less than 10 minutes away from kick off. Earlier tonight, the Cowboys claimed a massive win in Holden Cup defeating the Titans 52-14

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Welcome to Super Saturday as we bring you the second of three games this evening live from 1300 SMILES Stadium as the Cowboys host the Titans. Both teams fighting for a finals spot, a lost tonight for the Cowboys would spell the end of their finals hopes.

TEAM NEWS: Cowboys – They are unchanged and will take the field 1-17 this afternoon

Titans have Zillman and Srama back. Anthony Don and Irwin are out of the side. Ryan James will start, Luke Douglas on the bench

1. Matthew Bowen 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Brent Tate 4. Kane Linnett 5. Antonio Winterstein 6. Johnathan Thurston © 7. Robert Lui 8. Matthew Scott © 9. Ray Thompson 10. James Tamou 11. Gavin Cooper 12. Glenn Hall 13. Joel Riethmuller Interchange: 14. Rory Kostjasyn 15. Tariq Sims 16. Ricky Thorby 17. Ashton Sims.

18. William Zillman 2. Kevin Gordon 3. Brad Takairangi 4. Jamie Dowling 1. David Mead 6. Ashley Harrison 7. Aidan Sezer 15. Ryan James 9. Beau Falloon 10. Nate Myles 11. Ben Ridge 12. Mark Minichiello 13. Greg Bird
Interchange: 8. Luke Douglas 14. David Taylor 16. Luke O'Dwyer 20. Matt Srama

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Referees: Matt Cecchin, Alan Shortall

Touch Judges: Paul Holland, Michael Wise

Video Referee: Bernard Sutton, Reece Williams

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (22)
Tries: Gavin Cooper, Kyle Feldt (2), Glenn Hall
Field Goals:
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (3/4)
Penalty Goals:

GOLD COAST TITANS (10)
Tries: David Mead, Kevin Gordon
Field Goals:
Conversions: Aidan Sezer (1/2)
Penalty Goals:



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