Full Time
80:00
6:25pm Sun May 15, 2022
Round 10 - Suncorp Stadium, Milton - Crowd: 43401
80min

That'll do it for Magic Round 2022 and the Cowboys thump the Tigers 36-12.

79min

Line dropout, they have to take it with over 30 seconds to go.

78min

Feldt puts it down

77min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes converts and it's a twenty-four point margin.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 12 - 36 Cowboys
77min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Jeremiah Nanai. Kick to come.

Tick it off the Magic Round bingo card, a bomb catch from Jeremiah Nanai leading to a try.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 12 - 34 Cowboys
76min

Total crowd for Magic Round 130,122. Great result

75min

Twal loses it, would've been the maiden try.

75min

PENALTY TIGERS: Kyle Feldt takes out Junior Tupou.

74min

Short dropout failed. Penalty tigers

73min

Tigers get a repeat set.

72min

First set restart for the Tigers AND for the game.

71min

Let's take you through the Tigers injury toll: Luke Brooks (hamstring) Jake Simpkin (head knock) Thomas Mikaele (head knock) AJ Kepaoa (covid) David Nofoaluma (head knock) Daine Laurie (knee) Adam Doueihi (knee) James Roberts (back) Tommy Talau (knee) Shawn Blore (ACL) Rua Ngati (ankle) Oliver Gildart (calf)

71min

PENALTY TIGERS: Scrum breaks only.

70min

Robson loses it and they call it a forward pass.

69min

Great kick from Hastings. 30-12 and 11 to go in the final match of the NRL's third installment of Magic Round.

67min

Fails to amount to anything, you feel for the Tigers.

67min

Good bust from Junior Tupou, Hastings kicks twice in the one motion.

65min

Tigers defence hangs in there.

64min

Alex Seyfarth guilty of a high shot there.

61min

Garner loses the ball. Just hasn't gone their way tonight.

60min

Cowboys complete their set after points.

60min

Tigers down to just one on the bench.

59min

Conversion: Cowboys
Attempted by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes from the right hand touchline doinks the upright. 30-12

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 12 - 30 Cowboys
57min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Peta Hiku. Kick to come.

Cowboys are just a well-oiled machine. Plan A didn't work down the left, so they shift right and Tom Dearden fires a bullet to Peta Hiku and Hiku crosses for the visitors.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 12 - 30 Cowboys
57min

Zane Musgrove is in severe discomfort after attempting to tackle Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow

56min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Kelma Tuilagi guilty of stripping the ball illegally.

55min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Alex Seyfarth takes out the Hammer in the air.

54min

They say it comes off the leg of Valentine Holmes. FOX commentators saying the Tigers getting hard done by, couldn't be further from the truth. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow gets tackled meters from the line.

53min

Scott Drinkwater is the man making way

53min

It's Hammer Time

53min

Challenge is successful, PENALTY COWBOYS against Luke Garner

50min

Knock on against Scott Drinkwater, Sutton believes he's contesting the ball. Cowboys challenging here.

49min

PENALTY TIGERS: Cowboys offside there according to Gerry Sutton.

49min

Cowboys complete their set after points.

48min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes converts, Cowboys lead 26-12.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 12 - 26 Cowboys
47min

Onside/Offside looked a lot closer then it appeared.

47min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Murray Taulagi. Kick to come.

Great kick from Chad Townsend. Val Holmes misses it but Murray Taulagi grabs his second THIS TIME. Cowboys grab the first of the second 40.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 12 - 24 Cowboys
47min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Junior Pauga holding down Jason Taumalolo.

47min

Good kick from Hastings giving the Tigers a chance to just breathe.

46min

Taulagi has his second, magically concealing his body in the field of play and grounding the ball initially...It'll be a bunker review though and he's stepped into touch.

45min

Pauga loses the ball one on one and compounds it with a penalty.

44min

Gilbert takes his eyes off it and loses control.

43min

Not played at from Valentine Holmes is the ruling from Bunker official Chris Butler. Challenge is successful, it'll be zero tackle COWBOYS football.

43min

Knock on Cowboys is the ruling... and they're going to challenge that crazy play.

41min

Now to clear up a matter, Jackson Hastings heard a derogatory comment towards him. He reported it and was ejected by stadium security.

40min

Gerard Sutton restarts game 8 of Magic Round. BIG BIG NEWS, Luke Brooks won't return with a hamstring injury.

40min

Half-time and it's a furious ending for the Cowboys putting on two quick tries to lead 20-12.

39min

Cowboys complete their set after points. Tigers just need to get to half-time.

39min

Tyrone Peachey off for a HIA via FOX's Jake Duke

38min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes converts and all of a sudden it's a two possession game.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 12 - 20 Cowboys
37min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Reuben Cotter. Kick to come.

If that doesn't lock him in for Origin, I don't know what will. Reuben Cotter breaks through the middle, does the disappearing trick on Starford To'a and he scores under the sticks.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 12 - 18 Cowboys
36min

Jake Simpkin has failed his HIA

36min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes converts and the Cowboys retake the lead 14-12 here in Brisbane.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 12 - 14 Cowboys
35min

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

We're level in Brisbane. Zane Musgrove can't handle the bomb in the pressure from Coen Hess. Chad Townsend throws a lovely cut out ball to Kyle Feldt and Feldt has us level at 12 apiece.

Tied up at Wests Tigers 12 - 12 Cowboys
34min

Toa knocks on

33min

It's been an even high-quality contest, goal kicking the difference at the moment as it's two tries apiece.

32min

Tigers complete their set after points.

31min

Looks like something was thrown at Jackson Hastings there, straight up to the ground manager.

30min

Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Jackson Hastings.

Hastings from the right-hand touchline is successful

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 12 - 8 Cowboys
29min

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Luke Garner. Kick to come.

Off the penalty, the Cowboys can't handle the dynamic Tigers attack. A lovely play from Luke Brooks and Jackson Hastings finds Luke Garner and the future Panther crosses.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 10 - 8 Cowboys
28min

Andrew Voss not a fan of that penalty, but he should go consult the rule book.

28min

Reuben Cotter has been placed 'on report' for a hip drop.

28min

Now Junior Tupou is down (the debutant).

28min

Cotter caught a mid-field bomb but is taken 20 meters out from the Tigers line. No change to our scoreline.

27min

Junior Pauga to go to centre and Tyrone Peachey to go to hooker.

27min

He'll go for a HIA but on the replays it doesn't look good

27min

Jake Simpkin down for the Tigers, this doesn't look good.

26min

Cowboys nailing the details, good kick into the corner allowing the chasers to get down and trap the Tigers.

24min

Ken Maumalo has PASSED his HIA and will return via FOX's Jake Duke.

23min

Tigers throwing a lot of razzle dazzle but it's just not paying off.

20min

Cowboys complete their set after points.

20min

Conversion: Cowboys
Attempted by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes hooks it to the other side of the posts, Cowboys lead by two here midway through the opening 40.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 6 - 8 Cowboys
19min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Murray Taulagi. Kick to come.

He set the first up in spectacular fashion, and now Murray Taulagi reaps the reward and scores one for himself.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 6 - 8 Cowboys
18min

Tigers scrambling well here.

16min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Tyrone Peachey catches Kyle Feldt high.

16min

Starford To'a with an unforgivable error. He catches the ball, PRIOR to stepping on the sideline to make it go out on the full. Cowboys on the attack.

15min

Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Jackson Hastings.

Hastings converts from the right hand touchline and it's a 6-4 lead to the Wests Tigers.

Wests Tigers lead Wests Tigers 6 - 4 Cowboys
15min

Madge loves that in the box.

13min

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Junior Tupou. Kick to come.

What a special moment for the debutant. Junior Tupou flies high above the pack to grab his first, first-grade try.

Tied up at Wests Tigers 4 - 4 Cowboys
13min

Ken Maumalo was taken off by the injury surveillance bunker. Junior Pauga will come into the game.

12min

Knocked forward by the Cowboys there. Tigers survive.

12min

Ken Maumalo is hurt here for the Tigers, came in under an injury cloud. Hoping he's ok.

10min

Solid opening ten minutes from both sides, although the Tigers would be filthy with the way they allowed that opening try to come so quickly after losing possession.

9min

Cowboys complete their set after points.

9min

Conversion: Cowboys
Attempted by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes from the left-hand touchline hooks it to the right hand side so it remains 4-0.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 0 - 4 Cowboys
7min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Scott Drinkwater. Kick to come.

That could be the try of the weekend. Cowboys shift it to their favoured left hand side. Murray Taulagi looked for certain to go into touch, before flicking it back inside to Scott Drinkwater for THE TRY OF THE WEEKEND.

Cowboys lead Wests Tigers 0 - 4 Cowboys
6min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Jake Simpkin holding down too long on that occasion.

5min

Kelma Tuilagi loses possession with the line open. Big blow for the Tigers.

4min

Tigers force a goal line dropout, great kick from Jackson Hastings.

3min

PENALTY TIGERS; Junior Tupou taken high in his first touch, Tom Gilbert the guilty offender.

1min

Both sides able to get through their opening sets.

Gerard Sutton is the man in charge, and Game 8 of Magic Round is underway.

Minutes silence for Andrew Symonds who passed away today.

Magic Round concludes with an exciting match up between the Wests Tigers and the North Queensland Cowboys. The Tigers' backs have been decimated with Kepaoa and Gildart's late scratchings. Junior Tupou makes his first-grade debut, and Tyrone Peachey shifts to centre with Junior Pauga covering the bench as the utility. Cowboys are 1-17 kickoff coming up.

Referees & scorers:

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Touch Judges: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Dave Munro

Video Referee: Chris Butler

WESTS TIGERS (12)
Tries: Junior Tupou, Luke Garner
Conversions: Jackson Hastings (2/2)

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (36)
Tries: Scott Drinkwater, Murray Taulagi (2), Kyle Feldt, Reuben Cotter, Peta Hiku, Jeremiah Nanai
Conversions: Valentine Holmes (4/7)