85:00
Sat 4 March 2017
1300SMILES Stadium - Crowd: 17548
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A fantastic game of Football! Hard fought between both the Cowboys and Raiders! What a game for Round 1 of the NRL!

North Queensland Cowboys 20-16

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

ITS A TRY! A field goal attempt by Thurston hits the crossbar but the ball is still live! Cooper grounds the ball and the game is over!!!

North Queensland Cowboys 20-16

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POSSIBLE TRY! Checking if the Grounding is okay and if Cooper is onside!

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Field goal attempt by Michael Morgan unsuccessful.

Unsuccessful Field Goal Attempt

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Canberra kicks off golden point!

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This is a nail-biter! If you're a rugby league fan, this is the game to add to the collection!

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ITS GOING TO EXTRA TIME!

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Aidan Sezer successful.

Sezer! With the equaliser! This game is alive to the dying minute!

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This game is still alive!

North Queensland Cowboys 16-14

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Joseph Leilua. Kick to come.

For a second! Well done Leilua!

North Queensland Cowboys 16-14

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Raiders under a lot of pressure at the moment, being 6 down.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-10

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Penalty to Canberra! Penalty Count 11-4!

North Queensland Cowboys 16-10

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Raiders Knock-On, Scrum for Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys 16-10

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

Thurston just misses the posts!

North Queensland Cowboys 16-10

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Scored by Javid Bowen. Kick to come.

Javid Bowen along the sideline! 50m try from a intercepted flick pass!

North Queensland Cowboys 16-10

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Thurston's unfortunate pass, intercepted by Sezer, saving the Raiders from a try against them.

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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Penalty for Cowboys. Penalty Count 11-3

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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

20m out, 10m in, Thurston takes his Premiership Points total to 1,999!

North Queensland Cowboys 12-10

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Scored by Coen Hess. Kick to come.

Straight through the defense!

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Line Dropout Raiders!

Canberra Raiders 10-6

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Clay Priest returns to the field from his sin-bin!

Canberra Raiders 10-6

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Aidan Sezer unsuccessful.

Just to the left of the post!

Canberra Raiders 10-6

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Joseph Leilua. Kick to come.

Thanks to the Bunker! We see Leilua awarded a try!

Canberra Raiders 10-6

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Possible Try for Leilua! Gone to the Bunker to have another look!

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Line Dropout for Cowboys! Raiders have turned themselves around, and putting pressure on Cowboys!

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Knock-on Cowboys. Scrum 11m out from Raiders line

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Yet another penalty to Cowboys! Penalty Count 10-3

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With Priest in the bin, and the Raiders marched another 10m back, Cowboys have a decent advantage!

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SIN BIN: Clay Priest is sent to the sin bin.

Sent to the bin!

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Penalty Cowboys.

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Penalty for Cowboys. Penalty Count8-3

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Intercept by Cotric as he runs 70m down the field.

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Cowboys penalty here. Penalty Count 7-3

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Granville comes off the field with medical attention to a cut on the face.

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A bit of pass-the-parcel with the ball from Raider to Cowboy to Raider to Cowboy. Scrum to Cowboys 10m from their line.

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We are back underway for the Second Half of this wonderful match.

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And that's Half Time! 6-all. Very tough and physical first half.

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Penalty for Raiders, Cowboys offside. Penalty Count 6-3

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Granville loses the ball at the line. Raiders Scrum 10m out from the Cowboys try line.

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Scrum on the 40m for Cowboys

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Penalty for Canberra! Gavin Cooper in front of kicker. Penalty Count 6-2.

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

Kick from the 20m line, 10m in, and ITS GOOD! Scores are locked 6-all!

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Scored by Lachlan Coote. Kick to come.

After a vigorous onslaught from the Cowboys with repeat set after repeat set, Coote runs through the defending gap and scores!

Canberra Raiders 6-4

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Another Penalty for Cowboys, it's 6-1!

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Cowboys get another repeat set. The cowboys are putting a lot of pressure on the Raiders here. Pulling Whitehead over the sideline, Scrum for cowboys 15m out

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Zac Santo saving a try from the Cowboys. Another Line Dropout for Raiders.

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Line Dropout Raiders.

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Whitehead saves a try from the Cowboys, Beautiful play!

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Another Penalty for Cowboys. 5-1 Cowboys

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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No Try for O'Neill, O'Neill jumps from the sideline.

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Another Penalty for Cowboys.

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Penalty for Cowboys

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Soliola loses the ball, and Cowboys end up with the ball, and out of danger

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Penalty for Raiders

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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Knock-On from Cowboys 10m out from their own line! Cowboys in trouble here,

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION CANBERRA RAIDERS: Conversion attempt by Aidan Sezer successful.

Beautiful conversion 15m out

Canberra Raiders 6-0

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TRY CANBERRA RAIDERS: Scored by Zac Santo. Kick to come.

With the aid of Papalii too!

Canberra Raiders 4-0

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Almost a try for O'Neill, but ball goes dead.

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Penalty for Cowboys

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We kick off and already a penalty against the Raiders within 30 seconds of the game!

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Referees:

Referees: Ben Cummins, Chris Sutton

Touch Judges: Brett Suttor, Nick Morel

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (20)
Tries: Lachlan Coote, Coen Hess, Javid Bowen, Gavin Cooper
Field Goals: Michael Morgan (0/1)
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (2/3)
Penalty Goals:

CANBERRA RAIDERS (16)
Tries: Zac Santo, Joseph Leilua (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Aidan Sezer (2/3)
Penalty Goals: