Full time from Bundy - 28-14 winners in this one are the North Queensland Cowboys.
BURTO CRUNCHED BY NANAI!
Changeover here for the Cowboys - Dogs working it away
Set restart Dogs - ruck infringement
Dearden's pass was well forward
Holmes converts - 28-14
Scotty grabs his second. North Queensland have sealed it for sure now.
Dogs put it down
Tom Dearden taken into touch
Short ten doesn't work out for the Dogs
That might just do it for the Cowboys. Great run from Robson out of dummy half and he found Scott Drinkwater and the Cowboys go eight in front,
Set restart Cowboys - ruck infringement
Offload intercepted by the Cowboys
PENALTY BULLDOGS: Coen Hess takes Jake Averillo in the air.
Holmes conversion is successful this time. 18-14 Cowboys lead.
Big Luciano goes into score for the visitors here. Big offload from Robson and Leilua crashes over for the Cowboys as he crashes over the top of several defenders.
PENALTY COWBOYS: Kyle Flanagan offside. Big call from Adam Gee there
Set restart Cowboys - ruck infringement
Burton's kick goes out on the full. Great Cowboy pressure.
Fatigue setting in as we enter the crunch time here in Bundaberg
The Fox levels the scores. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow taken over the sideline.
Challenge is unsuccessful
Addo-Carr loses it - but it's going to be a captain's challenge
It's going to be upheld and it's going to be a NO TRY.
Adam Gee sending it up as a NO TRY here.
Drinkwater gets up and over half-way. This game is changing by the minute.
The kick was caught by the Dogs but it'll be a changeover as it's the final tackle.
Burton's bombs are causing NIGHTMARES
Burton's kick is NO GOOD
Great kick from Matt Burton which is taken by Kiraz and is miraculously flicked out the back and Kyle Flanagan is in the right place at the right time to cross for the Dogs.
Stimson loses it over the lineww
Flanagan forces a goal-line dropout
PENALTY BULLDOGS: All offside from the scrum
Drinkwater loses it
Kiraz loses it on the short kickoff.
Holmes converts - Cowboys lead 12-10 for the first time.
Cows will shoot for 2
PENALTY COWBOYS: Kyle Flanagan crosses the path on Luciano Leilua illegally.
Both sides get through their opening sets
Off we go for the second half here in Bundaberg.
NO GOAL from Chad Townsend.
PENALTY COWBOYS: Kyle Flanagan dives on it - but he wasn't square.
Jacob Kiraz tries for an all-time put down but he couldn't get there.
Stimson crushed by Neame
Hammer v Fox Rd 1 - goes to the Hammer. Line dropout for the Dogs
Joe Stimson takes possession and the Dogs are on the attack.
Cowboys starting to get on top here
Terry Lamb and Willie Mason in town for this one.
Holmes hooks it to the right.
They go back to back here in Bundy. Great set down field, they forced the error and immediately strike. Great offload from Luciano Leilua to Chad Townsend who shrugs away from several defenders to cross for the 'visitors'.
Averillo spills the bomb. SIX MORE FOR THE COWS
Cowboys convert their set after points.
Holmes converts - 10-6 Dogs lead
Over goes Griffin Neame with his first touch. Big chance to go to the World Cup with New Zealand and he crashes over a few Bulldogs defenders.
Big chance for the visitors.
Matt Burton taken in the in-goal and a restart to come.
PENALTY COWBOYS: Ruck interference.
Chad Townsend recovers the ball off the dropout which (barely) went ten meters.
Knock on in the in-goal from Valentine Holmes.
PENALTY BULLDOGS: Tom Gilbert hits Jackson Topine high there. Reece Robson was stripped of the ball fairly in that tackle.
PENALTY COWBOYS: Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow held down too long there. Josh Addo-Carr the guilty offender.
Murray Taulagi puts it down. These are Dogs of War.
Raymond Faitala-Mariner puts it down.
From the sideline, Burton is unable to convert.
Well he took it to the line and he broke past some pedestrian defence and off the scrum. Matt Burton crashes over for the Bulldogs.
Murray Taulagi saves the day with a big knock down. Dogs to keep the pressure on.
Rare error from Jason Taumalolo there.
Josh Jackson undergoing an on-field assessment
Jake Averillo recovers the grubber. Can the Bulldogs complete this set of six
Elementary mistakes here.
Josh Addo-Carr throws it back in play but is taken out by Jeremiah Nanai.
Raymond Faitala-Mariner puts this one down in the pressure forced by Chad Townsend.
Bit of a jersey clash here today. Makes things a bit difficult.
Nanai loses it.
PENALTY COWBOYS: Valentine Holmes taken off the ball by Jackson Topine there. Late call from Wyatt Raymond on the near side.
Burton's first spiral of the day is spilled backwards by Scott Drinkwater.
The FOX with a big bomb take. Bulldogs coming out of yardage.
Jeremy Marshall-King loses the footy
Well, we've already equalled our points tally from Round 1 inside the first 5 minutes. QLD Origin rep Tom Dearden crashes over. Great hold-up from Chad Townsend forcing the defensive problems and Dearden crashes over for the Cowboys... Hang on we're off to the Bunker and it'll be taken away.
Set restart Cowboys - 10m
Another interesting kickoff - Cowboys get it back here.
Burton converts from in front and the 'home' side goes 6-0 in front here in Bundy.
Well, it's that combination once again. Off the cheap penalty, it was a great grubber from Matt Burton and Josh Addo-Carr collects the football first and the Dogs hit the lead here.
Good opening chance for the Dogs here.
Challenge successful - PENALTY BULLDOGS
Burns takes the kickoff cover the sideline. It's going to be a captain's challenge here for the Dogs.
Off we go for the first time in Bundaberg. Adam Gee is the man in charge this afternoon.
The NRL arrives in Bundaberg for the first time for an NRL fixture. Today Canterbury take their home game to the people of Bundaberg against the North Queensland Cowboys at Salter Oval. The Bulldogs have beaten the Cowboys with a tight 6-4 victory back in Round 1. On the team front, Canterbury has one change with Raymond Faitala-Mariner starting at lock and Tevita Pangai Junior moving to the bench. Harrison Edwards makes his way from the bench and will be the concussion sub today. North Queensland are 1-17 for this one. Kickoff shortly.
Referees & scorers:
Referee: Adam Gee
Touch Judges: Wyatt Raymond, Nick Beashel
Video Referee: Matt Noyen
CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (14)
Tries: Josh Addo-Carr, Matt Burton, Kyle Flanagan
Conversions: Matt Burton (1/3)
NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (28)
Tries: Griffin Neame, Chad Townsend, Luciano Leilua, Scott Drinkwater (2)
Field Goals: Chad Townsend (0/1)
Conversions: Valentine Holmes (3/5)
Penalty Goals: Valentine Holmes (1/1)