It is Fulltime and Benji Marshall has kicked a field goal in Golden Point to secure the Tigers a crucial victory in Townsville. Stay tuned for the 3,2,1's and Match Report @LeagueUnlimited.
Benji Marshall doesn't miss this time and the Tigers win!
Now Benji Marshall gets a shot at field goal away and it is wide to the left. Dropout Cowboys.
Luke Brooks goes for the shot, John Asiata gets a hand to it and it lands in goal and Javid Bowen get out of the in goal on tackle number one.
Benji Marshall puts a kick up high, it nearly goes into touch and Bowen lets it bounces. Matterson toes it through and Bowen is tackled in goal. Dropout Cowboys.
We are underway in Golden Point! Tigers charge back through Josh Aloiai.
It is 26 all at Fulltime. We are headed to Golden Point!
Michael Morgan takes a shot at field goal but misses!
Jake Clifford ties up to scoreline at 26 all.
Penalty Cowboys - Jason Taumalolo charges towards the line and is tackled by Josh Aloiai. However Corey Thompson is penalised for a flop right in front of the post. Kick to come.
VIDEO REF - NO TRY - Corey Thompson looked to have scored, however obstruction ruled against Chris Lawrence on Shane Wright. Cowboys find the line just short of halfway!
Esan Marsters converts from in front and the Tigers lead again.
PENALTY TRY - Off the back of the break from Liddle, Marshall kicks for Michael Chee-Kam who is collected high from Jordan Kahu and in doing so Chee Kam loses the ball over the line. Video Ref correctly rules Penalty Try.
Jacob Liddle spilts the defensive line and looks for support, Moses Mbye finally arrives and he is tackled 20m out!
Jake Clifford misses the conversion. Score remains Cowboys 24 Tigers 20.
Michael Morgan delivers a bullet like pass close to the line to hit Kyle Feldt on the chest and he scores a superb try to take the lead!
VIDEO REF - NO TRY - Robbie Farah hits Michael Chee-Kam with a short ball close to the line. Replays show that Chee-Kam loses possession and it is a Cowboys ball.
Tom Opacic gets a hand to a Benji Marshall pass close to the line. Saves a try but six more for the Tigers from 13m out.
Luke Brooks with an attacking kick for David Nofoaluma who leaps with Javid Bowen but Bowen knocks on. Tigers scrum 10m out.
Luke Brooks with a deft grubber on the last and Kyle Feldt bats the ball dead. Dropout Cowboys.
Shane Wright loses the pill and the Tigers have the ball just short of halfway.
Jake Clifford ties up the score at 20 all.
Penalty Cowboys - Against Josh Aloiai for a attempted strip on Kurt Baptiste right in front of the posts. Cowboys will look to tie up the score.
Jake Clifford converts and the Cowboys are back! Tigers lead 20-18.
Corey Thompson spills another bomb and in rolls into the path of Javid Bowen to score! Tigers lead 20-16 kick to come.
Josh Aloiai puts the ball down. Cowboys off the hook and have a scrum 27m out from their own line.
Superb kick out of dummy half from Robbie Farah which holds up in the in goal and Jordan Kahu is trapped in goal. Dropout Cowboys.
Michael Morgan finds some space close to the line but Enari Tuala puts it down with the tryline at his mercy!
Jake Clifford converts and the Tigers lead 20-12.
Michael Morgan picks up a stray John Asiata offload close to the line and he gets to the ball and bursts through the line to score! Tigers lead 20-10 kick to come.
Luke Brooks gets us underway in the Second Half!
It is Halftime in Townsville and it is the visitors who have dominated the first half, running in 3 tries to one and lead 20-6 at the break. Stay tuned for all the second half action @LeagueUnlimited!
Benji Marshall grubbers in goal for Esan Marsters but Javid Bowen bats the ball dead.
Jake Clifford goes for the short kickoff but it doesn't quite make the 10m. Tigers penalty on halfway.
Esan Marsters adds to the scoreline. Tigers lead 20-6.
Penalty Tigers - Jake Granville holds down Benji Marshall right in front of the posts. Kick to come.
Michael Morgan puts the ball down. Comedy of errors. Tigers ball 15m out from their own line.
Luke Brooks now kicks the ball dead off the kickoff! Penalty Cowboys on halfway.
Jake Clifford converts from next to the posts. Tigers lead 18-6.
Corey Thompson puts down an unnecessary offload from Esan Marsters. The ball goes out to Michael Morgan who grubbers in goal for Kyle Feldt to score! Cowboys hot back! Tigers lead 18-4 kick to come.
Esan Marsters makes it 3 from 3. Tigers lead 18-0 in Townsville.
Benji Marshall gets the ball to the right and David Nofoaluma strolls over for the Tigers third try. Tigers lead 16-0 kick to come.
Enari Tuala spills the ball and Moses Mbye pounces and makes a break! He is tackled by Michael Morgan just 30m out.
Towering bomb from Michael Morgan and Corey Thompson spills the ball. Cowboys scrum 15m out.
Moses Mbye puts down a pressure pass from Benji Marshall close to the line. Cowboys off the hook and have the scrum 10m from their own line.
Penalty Tigers - Gavin Cooper not square at marker and Tigers find the line 25m out.
Coen Hess spills the ball close to the line. Wrong option from Michael Morgan. Tigers scrum 10m out from their own line.
Michael Morgan with a good kick on the last and Robert Jennings takes the ball dead. Dropout Tigers.
Penalty Cowboys - Escort penalty against David Nofoaluma. Cowboys take the tap 13m out.
Robert Jennings loses the ball trying to avoid being bundled into touch. Cowboys scrum 32m from their own line.
VIDEO REF - NO TRY- Javid Bowen gets a ball off Tom Opacic but Corey Thompson saves the day with a superb cover tackle putting Bowen into touch before he can get the ball down.
Penalty Cowboys - Tigers taking too long to release the tackled player. Cowboys find the line just short of halfway.
Michael Chee-Kam knocks on trying to get a fast play the ball! Big let off.
Benji Marshall now kicks a 40/20! Tigers on the attack!
Esan Marsters nails the conversion. Tigers off to a flyer and lead 12-0!
Tigers make huge inroads through the middle through Alex Twal. Luke Brooks then kicks for the corner and Javid Bowen spills it and Ryan Matterson picks up the scraps to score. Tigers up 10-0 kick to come.
Esan Marsters adds the extras. Tigers lead 6-0.
Corey Thompson finds Moses Mbye with an inside ball and he puts Michael Chee-Kam over next to the posts. Tigers lead 4-0 kick to come.
Javid Bowen knocks down an Esan Marsters offload and Tigers get six more 30m out!
Benji Marshall puts the kick on the last out on the full. Cowboys ball 30m from their own line.
Clifford gets a kick away on the last and Corey Thompson takes the ball on the full and is tackled 30m from his own line.
We are underway at 1300 Smiles Stadium!
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Ben Cummins, David Munro
Touch Judges: Tim Roby, Belinda Sharpe
Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Beau Scott
NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (26)
Tries: Kyle Feldt (2), Michael Morgan, Javid Bowen
Conversions: Jake Clifford (3/4)
Penalty Goals: Jake Clifford (2/2)
WESTS TIGERS (27)
Tries: Michael Chee-Kam (2), Ryan Matterson, David Nofoaluma
Field Goals: Benji Marshall (1/1)
Conversions: Esan Marsters (4/4)
Penalty Goals: Esan Marsters (1/1)