Full Time
80:00
2:00pm Sun August 7, 2022
Round 21 - Salter Oval, Bundaberg - Crowd: 8521
80min

Full time from Bundy - 28-14 winners in this one are the North Queensland Cowboys.

79min

BURTO CRUNCHED BY NANAI!

78min

Changeover here for the Cowboys - Dogs working it away

77min

Set restart Dogs - ruck infringement

76min

Dearden's pass was well forward

76min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes converts - 28-14

Cowboys lead Bulldogs 14 - 28 Cowboys
75min

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

Scotty grabs his second. North Queensland have sealed it for sure now.

Cowboys lead Bulldogs 14 - 26 Cowboys
74min

Dogs put it down

71min

Tom Dearden taken into touch

70min

Short ten doesn't work out for the Dogs

70min

Conversion: Cowboys
Attempted by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes misses

Cowboys lead Bulldogs 14 - 22 Cowboys
69min

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

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,

Cowboys lead Bulldogs 14 - 22 Cowboys
68min

Set restart Cowboys - ruck infringement

67min

Offload intercepted by the Cowboys

66min

PENALTY BULLDOGS: Coen Hess takes Jake Averillo in the air.

65min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes conversion is successful this time. 18-14 Cowboys lead.

Cowboys lead Bulldogs 14 - 18 Cowboys
63min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Luciano Leilua. Kick to come.

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.

Cowboys lead Bulldogs 14 - 16 Cowboys
61min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Kyle Flanagan offside. Big call from Adam Gee there

61min

Set restart Cowboys - ruck infringement

61min

Burton's kick goes out on the full. Great Cowboy pressure.

61min

Fatigue setting in as we enter the crunch time here in Bundaberg

58min

The Fox levels the scores. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow taken over the sideline.

58min

Challenge is unsuccessful

58min

Addo-Carr loses it - but it's going to be a captain's challenge

57min

It's going to be upheld and it's going to be a NO TRY.

57min

Adam Gee sending it up as a NO TRY here.

56min

Drinkwater gets up and over half-way. This game is changing by the minute.

54min

The kick was caught by the Dogs but it'll be a changeover as it's the final tackle.

54min

Burton's bombs are causing NIGHTMARES

53min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Attempted by Matt Burton.

Burton's kick is NO GOOD

Bulldogs lead Bulldogs 14 - 12 Cowboys
51min

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

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.

Bulldogs lead Bulldogs 14 - 12 Cowboys
49min

Stimson loses it over the lineww

48min

Flanagan forces a goal-line dropout

47min

PENALTY BULLDOGS: All offside from the scrum

46min

Drinkwater loses it

45min

Kiraz loses it on the short kickoff.

44min

Penalty Goal: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes converts - Cowboys lead 12-10 for the first time.

Cowboys lead Bulldogs 10 - 12 Cowboys
43min

Cows will shoot for 2

42min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Kyle Flanagan crosses the path on Luciano Leilua illegally.

41min

Both sides get through their opening sets

40min

Off we go for the second half here in Bundaberg.

40min

Field Goal: Cowboys
Attempted by Chad Townsend.

NO GOAL from Chad Townsend.

Tied up at Bulldogs 10 - 10 Cowboys
39min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Kyle Flanagan dives on it - but he wasn't square.

38min

Jacob Kiraz tries for an all-time put down but he couldn't get there.

38min

Stimson crushed by Neame

36min

Hammer v Fox Rd 1 - goes to the Hammer. Line dropout for the Dogs

36min

Joe Stimson takes possession and the Dogs are on the attack.

35min

Cowboys starting to get on top here

35min

Terry Lamb and Willie Mason in town for this one.

34min

Conversion: Cowboys
Attempted by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes hooks it to the right.

Tied up at Bulldogs 10 - 10 Cowboys
34min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Chad Townsend. Kick to come.

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'.

Tied up at Bulldogs 10 - 10 Cowboys
33min

Averillo spills the bomb. SIX MORE FOR THE COWS

33min

Cowboys convert their set after points.

32min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Valentine Holmes.

Holmes converts - 10-6 Dogs lead

Bulldogs lead Bulldogs 10 - 6 Cowboys
31min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Griffin Neame. Kick to come.

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.

Bulldogs lead Bulldogs 10 - 4 Cowboys
30min

Big chance for the visitors.

29min

Matt Burton taken in the in-goal and a restart to come.

28min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Ruck interference.

28min

Chad Townsend recovers the ball off the dropout which (barely) went ten meters.

27min

Knock on in the in-goal from Valentine Holmes.

26min

PENALTY BULLDOGS: Tom Gilbert hits Jackson Topine high there. Reece Robson was stripped of the ball fairly in that tackle.

25min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow held down too long there. Josh Addo-Carr the guilty offender.

22min

Murray Taulagi puts it down. These are Dogs of War.

21min

Raymond Faitala-Mariner puts it down.

20min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Attempted by Matt Burton.

From the sideline, Burton is unable to convert.

Bulldogs lead Bulldogs 10 - 0 Cowboys
19min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Matt Burton. Kick to come.

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.

Bulldogs lead Bulldogs 10 - 0 Cowboys
17min

Murray Taulagi saves the day with a big knock down. Dogs to keep the pressure on.

16min

Rare error from Jason Taumalolo there.

15min

Josh Jackson undergoing an on-field assessment

14min

Jake Averillo recovers the grubber. Can the Bulldogs complete this set of six

13min

Elementary mistakes here.

12min

Josh Addo-Carr throws it back in play but is taken out by Jeremiah Nanai.

11min

Raymond Faitala-Mariner puts this one down in the pressure forced by Chad Townsend.

11min

Bit of a jersey clash here today. Makes things a bit difficult.

10min

Nanai loses it.

9min

PENALTY COWBOYS: Valentine Holmes taken off the ball by Jackson Topine there. Late call from Wyatt Raymond on the near side.

8min

Burton's first spiral of the day is spilled backwards by Scott Drinkwater.

7min

The FOX with a big bomb take. Bulldogs coming out of yardage.

6min

Jeremy Marshall-King loses the footy

5min

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.

4min

Set restart Cowboys - 10m

3min

Another interesting kickoff - Cowboys get it back here.

3min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Matt Burton.

Burton converts from in front and the 'home' side goes 6-0 in front here in Bundy.

Bulldogs lead Bulldogs 6 - 0 Cowboys
3min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Josh Addo-Carr. Kick to come.

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.

Bulldogs lead Bulldogs 4 - 0 Cowboys
1min

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)