Tag: North Queensland Cowboys

JT and Townsville to dance one last time before North Queensland’s favourite son rides off into the sunset

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis On Friday morning, Johnathan Thurston will wake with the bright Townsville sun on his face. A butterfly in his stomach. Then two. This game day, however, is different. This Friday will be the great man’s final ever home game in front of his adoring fans. Opposition sides have all paid their […]

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WATCH: Five epic showdowns between Thurston’s Cowboys and the Broncos

BY STAFF WRITERS Forget Melbourne versus Manly or South Sydney versus Sydney – North Queensland up against big brothers Brisbane has been the biggest rivalry in rugby league in recent times. And we reckon that might have something to do with a little bloke named Johnathan Thurston. Thurston is a future Immortal and his battles […]

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Green and Morgan: Cowboys want to keep both men for post-Thurston years

North Queensland Cowboys leader Matt Scott has refused to add to speculation over the futures of coach Paul Green and star half Michael Morgan who are both off-contract at season’s end. “I am not going to say which one is more important to re-sign,” Scott told AAP. “Both are important. “But I am confident that […]

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Is this the ugliest jersey in the history of the world?

BY A.J NASH Roll out the HAZMAT team because we have a S.T.I.N.K.E.R. Yes Melbourne have released their Cameron Smith/Johnathan Thurston testimonial jersey which will be worn against North Queensland on the 23rd of this month. Look at it!   Apparently the Storm are wearing this number on 23rd v Cowboys for the Thurston/Smith testimonial.FFS […]

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Morgan laughs off good mate Cronk’s claims

In-form North Queensland halfback Michael Morgan has scoffed at good friend and opposition playmaker Cooper Cronk who has joined the growing list of big names to heap praise on the Cowboy. Morgan has been incredible since Johnathan Thurston’s injury and is the main reason the Cowboys had qualified for the decider against Melbourne. But Morgan […]

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Matt Scott has earned the right to play in the Grand Final

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis  It is September 2005 and the North Queensland Cowboys have just been thumped 50-6 by Wests Tigers in week one of the finals. They return to Townsville with their tail between their legs. With them is a talented rookie happy just to be along for the ride – future leader Matt […]

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Tallis says Cowboys can cause the upset of a lifetime in the big one against Melbourne

Premiership-winning Brisbane legend Gorden Tallis believes North Queensland can cause the biggest of upsets in the Grand Final against Melbourne. Speaking on Sunday Triple M, the proud Queenslander was right behind the Cowboys. “I think the momentum they’ve have gathered, you look at the Western Bulldogs in the AFL last year they came from seventh […]

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Taumalolo to JWH: Just bring it, bro!

Rugby league’s premier forward Jason Taumalolo has responded to Sydney Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves’  challenge ahead of their preliminary final at Allianz Stadium. It sets up a monumental showdown between two of the NRL’s most intimidating figures. “I don’t really pay attention too much to it, but it’s one thing saying it and it’s another […]

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