Full Time
80:00
4:05pm Sun April 18, 2021
Round 6 - Queensland Country Bank Stadium - Crowd: 11965
80min

Feldt is tackled as the full-time siren sounds.

79min

The Bulldogs send the kick-off out on the full.

79min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes nails the kick.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 30 - 18 Bulldogs
78min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Mitchell Dunn. Kick to come.

The replacement forward uses some footwork to secure the win on home soil.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 28 - 18 Bulldogs
76min

Cowboys penalty. The Bulldogs come up with a silly strip on halfway.

76min

No Try. Nick Cotric is deemed to be offside from the kick.

76min

Flanagan put up a bomb, Cotric was unable to gather in the ball, but a Cowboys error may have given the Bulldogs captain a chance.

75min

HOPOATE IS CLAIMING A TRY!!!!

75min

Hampton kicks for Kyle Feldt who can't gather in the ball.

73min

The Bulldogs are into space, but Chris Smith can't hold onto an offload from Will Hopoate.

71min

Averillo goes to the heavens and Feldt does well to hold onto possession.

71min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Jake Averillo.

THE KICK IS GOOD!

Cowboys lead Cowboys 24 - 18 Bulldogs
69min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Tui Katoa. Kick to come.

Katoa gets his first try in the top grade.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 24 - 16 Bulldogs
69min

The Bulldogs get a repeat set 10 metres out from the Cowboys line.

68min

The Bulldogs pounce on a wayward pass.

67min

The Cowboys get a penalty after the Bulldogs fail to pack a scrum before the shot clock expires.

66min

Tui Katoa comes up with a knock-on.

65min

The Bulldogs will get another set after Valentine Holmes comes up with an error coming off his own line.

64min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Jake Averillo.

Averillo adds the extras.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 24 - 12 Bulldogs
64min

The Bulldogs are still in this match.

63min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Kyle Flanagan. Kick to come.

Sione Katoa comes up with a great grubber to send his halfback over.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 24 - 10 Bulldogs
62min

The Bulldogs get a much-needed penalty inside their Cowboys half.

62min

Kyle Feldt manages to prevent a 40/20.

61min

Adam Elliott cleans up a bouncing ball.

61min

The Cowboys are making metres at will right now.

60min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes retains his 100% record.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 24 - 6 Bulldogs
59min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Jake Granville. Kick to come.

Holmes gets into space and puts Granville away for the match winner.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 22 - 6 Bulldogs
58min

The Cowboys are looking to spread the ball against the 12-man Bulldogs defensive line.

57min

Both teams are first up in attack and defence following the dismissal of Hetherington.

56min

The Cowboys can't hold onto the ball.

55min

Hetherington has been sent off. Jake Clifford is set to become the first 18th man used in the NRL.

55min

Jack Hetherington has collected Valentine Holmes around the head and may be sent from the field.

54min

The Bulldogs work the ball out of their own end.

53min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes kicks his third of the day.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 18 - 6 Bulldogs
52min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Ben Condon. Kick to come.

Granville passes to the second-rower who charges over a close to the try line.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 16 - 6 Bulldogs
50min

The Cowboys throw caution to the wind and get a line drop out after some lovely footwork from Valentine Holmes and chip kick from Kyle Feldt.

49min

The game is hard enough without front-rowers taking a hit up on the last tackle close to the try line.

48min

Renouf Atoni runs the ball on the last and completely kills a rare attacking set for the visitors.

47min

The Bulldogs will get a new set close to the Cowboys line.

46min

Kyle Flanagan is remaining on the field after having his foot/ankle strapped.

46min

Francis Molo appears to lose the ball from the kick-off, but the referee deems a knock back.

45min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Valentine puts the Ho[l]me[s] team up by 6.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 12 - 6 Bulldogs
44min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Reece Robson. Kick to come.

The speedy hooker darts out of dummy half to score next to the posts.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 10 - 6 Bulldogs
43min

Corey Waddell collects Justin O'Neill high. The Cowboys find touch 20 metres out from the Bulldogs line.

43min

Ogden comes up with an error.

42min

Kyle Flanagan is down with a leg injury.

41min

Ofahiki Ogden makes a huge charge straight into Ben Hampton.

40min

Francis Molo gets play back underway with a solid charge.

40min

Both teams are back out for the second half.

40min

The halftime siren sounds to mercifully bring the first half to a close.

39min

Jake Averillo kicks from the scrum only to watch the ball roll over the dead ball line.

39min

Valentine Holmes comes up with a knock on.

38min

Tui Katoa outleaps Kyle Feldt to Scott Drinkwater's high ball.

36min

The Bulldogs comes up with a couple of offloads on the last tackle, but a forward pass and a knock-on from Nick Cotric comes to no avail.

35min

The Bulldogs move the ball up to the halfway line.

34min

Hampton puts up a bomb that bounces into touch.

33min

The challenge is successful. The Bulldogs will play the ball on their 10 metre line.

33min

Kyle Flanagan is ruled to have knocked on in act to gathering up a kick. The Bulldogs are electing to challenge the call.

31min

The Cowboys get a penalty coming out of their own end.

31min

Adam Elliott throws a pass to a Cowboys player with the try line in sight.

30min

The Bulldogs get a result after Kyle Feldt spilled a bomb from Averillo.

29min

Drinkwater kicks for Taulagi, but the ball beats both men over the sideline.

29min

Ben Hampton is receiving attention after legally being hit after passing.

28min

The Cowboys force a line drop out after a lovely-weighted grubber from Mitch Dunn.

26min

Canterbury foolishly spread the ball inside their own 10 metres and manage to avoid a potential intercept.

24min

The Cowboys have butchered a try - Valentine Holmes had a two-man overlap only for Justin O'Neill and Nick Cotric to come up with knock ons.

23min

Valentine Holmes is wrapped up by Adam Elliott after a nice kick return.

22min

Jake Averillo comes up with an intercept on his own line.

21min

Kyle Flanagan kicks for the in-goal, only for Hampton to come up with a clean catch.

20min

Renouf Atoni is coming off the field for a HIA.

19min

The Cowboys make another error.

19min

Feldt makes another good catch coming off his own line.

17min

Kyle Feldt comes up with a great catch to defuse Averillo's bomb.

15min

Valentine Holmes comes up with an error inside the Bulldogs half.

14min

Jack Hetherington attempts an offload but comes up with an error.

13min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Kyle Flanagan.

Flanagan adds the extras from in front.

Tied up at Cowboys 6 - 6 Bulldogs
13min

A nice moment for Atoni who scored his first try in the NRL against the Cowboys last year.

12min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Renouf Atoni. Kick to come.

The front-rower runs onto an offload from Jack Hetherington and powers over to score.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 6 - 4 Bulldogs
11min

The Bulldogs will get a repeat set 10 metres out from the Cowboys' line.

10min

The Cowboys are deemed to have played the ball incorrectly.

9min

Tui Katoa makes a solid kick return up to his 20 metre line.

7min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Valentine boots the ball Ho[l]me[s] from the sideline.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 6 - 0 Bulldogs
6min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Kyle Feldt. Kick to come.

The beloved Cowboys winger leaps onto Hampton's kick and touches down for first points.

Cowboys lead Cowboys 4 - 0 Bulldogs
6min

Both teams are struggling to hold onto the ball during the early stages of this one.

5min

Corey Waddell spills the ball just inside the Cowboys' half.

4min

Scott Drinkwater fires a forward pass that is put down by Coen Hess.

3min

Kyle Flanagan puts in a second kick, but the Cowboys are able to clean up inside their half.

2min

Ben Hampton is wrapped up on the last tackle.

1min

Murray Taulagi is tackled a few metres short of the try line.

1min

Holmes takes a run off the scrum.

Renouf Atoni comes up with an error on the third tackle.

Luke Thompson takes the first carry of the afternoon.

Jordan McLean leads the Cowboys onto the field.

Will Hopoate takes the Bulldogs out in his second match as captain.

The Bulldogs are the only team yet to win a game this season.

The Cowboys have won seven of their past nine clashes against the Bulldogs.

This is the first time the two teams have played at Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

Jake Clifford (North Queensland) and Aaron Schoupp (Canterbury-Bankstown) will be 18th man for their respective teams.

The Bulldogs are 1-17 from the team named on Tuesday with a minor positional change. Renouf Atoni starts ahead of Dylan Napa in the front row.

The Cowboys have been dealt a blow with Jason Taumalolo ruled out with a hand injury. Lachlan Burr starts at lock with Mitch Dunn coming onto the bench.

Welcome to League Unlimited’s coverage of Round 6 Sunday Afternoon Football between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs from Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Ashley Klein

Touch Judges: Wyatt Raymond, Michael Wise

Video Referee: Chris Butler

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (30)
Tries: Kyle Feldt, Reece Robson, Ben Condon, Jake Granville, Mitchell Dunn
Field Goals:
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Valentine Holmes (5/5)
Penalty Goals:

CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (18)
Tries: Renouf Atoni, Kyle Flanagan, Tui Katoa
Field Goals:
Two Point Field Goals:
Conversions: Kyle Flanagan (1/1), Jake Averillo (2/2)
Penalty Goals: