Tag: North Qld Cowboys

Sharks vs Cowboys: Battle of celebrity star power

BY KANE AUSTIN   Preliminary final action kicks off tonight with the Cronulla Sharks taking on the defending premiers, North Queensland Cowboys. It’s a clash for the ages with the winner going through to ANZ Stadium for the grand final next Sunday. Both teams have plenty of support. But our question is, which club has […]

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Civoneciva has no doubt about young cowboy Coen Hess

Queensland State of Origin legend Petero Civoneciva believes young North Queensland Cowboys prop Coen Hess is a future representative star after a breakout 2016 season for the defending premiers. “What a player,” Civoneciva told AAP. “I was sitting back watching him thinking ‘this guy has got a massive future’. “He wasn’t waiting for the game […]

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Most dominant performance I have ever seen: Hannay

Look out Cronulla. The Sharks are set for a collision with the North Queensland Cowboys and the most dominant forward in the NRL – Jason Taumalolo. The clash of Taumalolo vs everyone comes on the back of the hulking lock running for over 260 metres against the Brisbane Broncos in Townsville and former Cowboy Josh […]

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Warning: Most childish NRL Finals tips and predictions you will ever read

Okay so am I the only one as a kid that tipped their teams on who would win a physical fight between the two mascots? Back in those days, Tigers, Panthers and Bears were pretty hard to tip against. It is a shame we no longer have the Seagulls because they’d be handed the wooden […]

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Gallen ready to go in preliminary final showdown with Cowboys

Cronulla’s veteran skipper Paul Gallen says he’s confident his back will be fine for this weekend’s preliminary final against North Queensland. The reoccurrence of a back injury from ten years ago won’t bother the lock in his return from injury, “It’s happened twice in 10 years – it’s a fair way apart,” Gallen told the […]

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Coote proud of Ponga after NRL debut in classic win over Brisbane

Despite having a nightmare evening against the Brisbane Broncos, North Queensland fullback Lachlan Coote praised debutant Kalyn Ponga who is set for a bidding war between the Cowboys and other suitors. “[Ponga] held his own, for a big game to be thrown in like that he did better than good,” Coote told nrl.com. “There are […]

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Brett Kimmorley has no doubt: Thurston is better than Joey

Former Australian and New South Wales half Brett Kimmorley says back-to-back-to-back The81stMInute Player of the Year and four time Dally M winner Johnathan Thurston is better than Immortal Andrew Johns. “I’ve played with and against Andrew Johns and Darren Lockyer but I think Thurston’s ability to continually win football games while under fatigue and getting […]

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Townsend is one of the form halves of the competition: Ennis

Michael Ennis says Chad Townsend will be Cronulla’s halfback against North Queensland despite being hooked late in their clash against Canberra in week one of the finals. The retiring hooker also paid credit to Townsend as one of the form halfbacks of 2016. “Let’s be honest, obviously you have Cooper (Cronk) and Johnathan Thurston there […]

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