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Sat 22 April 2017
1300SMILES Stadium - Crowd: 13878
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FULL TIME! Cowboys win 24-12!

North Queensland Cowboys 24-12

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Cowboys line dropout! Knights with strong defence, being 12 down with less than a minute to go!

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Knights Scrum! A 'knock-on' by what the refs saw... but no complaints.

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Big clash. Jaelen Feeney goes down. Shoulder by Blake Leary.

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Knights 10m away with a tackle in hand! But no! Feeney takes a strong kick over the sideline. Cowboys scrum!

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Jaelen Feeney try saving tackle!

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Penalty goal attempt by Kyle Feldt successful.

He Feldt like he needed to redeem himself from 0/2 conversion to make it a total of 2/4 for tonight. (2 PGS)

North Queensland Cowboys 24-12

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"no more points" (from penalty goals) says the Cowboys.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-12

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Penalty Cowboys! They're taking the two!

North Queensland Cowboys 22-12

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Cowboys Scrum! Knights looking shocking.

North Queensland Cowboys 22-12

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Penalty Knights!

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Newcastle's hopes fading as Cowboys get into a 7th gear!

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Knights Penalty!

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Line dropout Knights. Cowboys are very strong at this point in time.

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Jason Taumalolo with a good strong run.

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Conversion attempt by Ethan Lowe successful.

Lowe sits right in the middle of the 2 and 0. Easy kick!

North Queensland Cowboys 22-12

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Scored by Kalyn Ponga. Kick to come.

Ping Ponga! What a try!

North Queensland Cowboys 20-12

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No backchatting referees Knights! Penalty Cowboys!

North Queensland Cowboys 16-12

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Crowd: 13878! Good decent crowd.

North Queensland Cowboys 16-12

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Justin O'Neill within metres from the line!

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Ponga staying in the field with a nice kick by Lamb, but Ponga now limping!

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Jack Stockwell loses the ball. Cowboys looking fired up right in front of their try line.

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Penalty Knights! Penalty Count: Cowboys 8 - 5 Knights!

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Penalty Knights! Penalty Count: Cowboys 8 - 4 Knights!

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Cowboys have knocked on within 10m from their line! Knights Scrum! Huge opportunity!

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Nathan Ross taking a huge run!

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Conversion attempt by Ethan Lowe successful.

Lowe kicks High! it's over!

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Scored by Kane Linnett. Kick to come.

Brock Lamb couldn't stop Linnett, and Cowboys are back in front!

North Queensland Cowboys 14-12

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Penalty Count: Cowboys 8 - 3 Knights.

Newcastle Knights 12-10

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Penalty Cowboys! Held too long in tackle.

Newcastle Knights 12-10

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Dane Gagai held from last tackle. Had an opportunity but caught quickly.

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Knights with a bit of pressure on the Cowboys early in this second half. Playing right on the line here.

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Barnett not looking good from a stoppage of play, but remains on the field

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and that's Half Time! Newcastle are leading? Wow, that was unexpected.

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Brendan Elliott with a 20m restart for Knights! But Peter Mata'utia gets stripped by Justin O'Neill.

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Conversion attempt by Kyle Feldt unsuccessful.

Kyle feels things. He feels the ball, He feels the grass... he even feels the kicking tee... but he Feldt this ball was going to hit the uprights and miss.

Newcastle Knights 12-10

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TRY NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Scored by Kalyn Ponga. Kick to come.

Taking the run through the gap and TRY!

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Gavin Cooper right at the line!

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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Cowboys get a Penalty so close to the Cowboys try line. Penalty Count: Cowboys 7 - 2 Knights

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Line Dropout Knights!

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Cowboys scrum around the 10m line on the Cowboys half of the field.

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Peter Mata'utia taking an intercept.

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*Apologies* for the time on the live updates. Time correct once again.

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The referees tonight being very harsh on the Knights. Yes they are penalised for all reasons, but it's pretty anal in my opinion. (and my tip is with Cowboys)

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Another Penalty Cowboys! Penalty Count: Cowboys 6 - 2 Knights!

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Penalty Cowboys! Penalty Count: Cowboys 5 - 2 Knights!

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS: Conversion attempt by Brock Lamb successful.

Brock Lamb remains at 100% goal kicking rate for the season! 3 goals out of 3!

Newcastle Knights 12-6

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS: Scored by Brendan Elliott. Kick to come.

There's no problem! The $5 KFC Lunch says TRY!

Newcastle Knights 10-6

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Brendan Elliott Running a full 92m of the field. Possible Try. Bunker looking.

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Brendan Elliott is away!

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Kyle Feldt with the restart. Spiral kick.

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS: Conversion attempt by Brock Lamb successful.

They are locked!

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS: Scored by Nathan Ross. Kick to come.

The Knights get themselves on the board. Justin O'Neill forcing the tackle count to restart for the Knights and he's over!

North Queensland Cowboys 6-4

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Penalty Knights! Penalty Count: Cowboys 4 - 2 Knights

North Queensland Cowboys 6-0

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Ponga almost away! Cowboys returning the pressure on the Knights, but the ball goes dead. Knights finally get a decent go.

North Queensland Cowboys 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Penalty goal attempt by Kyle Feldt successful.

Kyle 'Feldt' like this was an easy kick compared to the conversion.

North Queensland Cowboys 6-0

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Cowboys are going for the two points.

North Queensland Cowboys 4-0

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Penalty Cowboys! Penalty Count: Cowboys 4 - 1 Knights.

North Queensland Cowboys 4-0

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Knights forced to do a line dropout. Cowboys very strong by placing pressure on the Knights.

North Queensland Cowboys 4-0

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS: Conversion attempt by Kyle Feldt unsuccessful.

Kyle Feldt way out wide! Should've learnt from Rabbitohs' Dylan Walker!

North Queensland Cowboys 4-0

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

He's got the green light!

North Queensland Cowboys 4-0

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To the Bunker! Ref has a possible try by Gavin Cooper. Checking if there is interference by Kalyn Ponga. Ponga can't even move!

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Kalyn Ponga with a grubber to the try line, Winterstein was there, but knocked on. Lucky penalty for Cowboys for being held back from the ball.

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Penalty Cowboys! Penalty Count: Cowboys 3 - 1 Knights.

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Knights losing the ball, returning to Cowboys possession.

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Penalty Knights! Penalty Count: Cowboys 2 - 1 Knights

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Blake Leary held up in goal. Lucky only 3rd Tackle. 10m restart on the 3rd for Cowboys

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Penalty Cowboys! Penalty Count: Cowboys 2 - 0 Knights

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Penalty Cowboys! Brock Lamb takes out Antonio Winterstein while he is in mid-air

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Justin O'Neill with a Line Break but OH NO, He passes to Coen Hess and he's lost it!

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Knights kicking off to Cowboys as we are underway.

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National Anthems of both NZ and Australia being sung. As an Aussie, gotta love the Kiwi anthem.

and now the Rouse. Well done to the Crowd for remaining silent.

Last Post being played before a minute silence.

Lest We Forget.

Cowboys and Knights walking out side by side, like the soliders from war.

It's of course ANZAC Round, and as per game, each game has an ANZAC commemoration ceremony.

Hello it's Tarantosaurus here, bringing you the live updates for the Cowboys v Knights at 1300Smiles!

Referees:

Referees: Adam Gee, Gavin Reynolds

Touch Judges: Clayton Sharpe, Tim Roby

Video Referee: Luke Patten, Jason Robinson

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (24)
Tries: Gavin Cooper, Kalyn Ponga (2), Kane Linnett
Field Goals:
Conversions: Kyle Feldt (0/2), Ethan Lowe (2/2)
Penalty Goals: Kyle Feldt (2/2)

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (12)
Tries: Nathan Ross, Brendan Elliott
Field Goals:
Conversions: Brock Lamb (2/2)
Penalty Goals: