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North Queensland Cowboys: 2021 round 1 predicted team

With Jake Clifford's future elsewhere in 2022, Scott Drinkwater and Michael Morgan are likely the preferred starting halves combination. Tom Gilbert was arguably the club's best forward towards the end of 2020 and deserves a starting spot although Coen Hess could return to the run-on team. Reuben Cotter could pass Jake Granville as the preferred hooker back-up.

1. Valentine Holmes
2. Kyle Feldt
3. Esan Marsters
4. Justin O'Neil
5. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
6. Scott Drinkwater
7. Michael Morgan (c)
8. Josh McGuire
9. Reece Robson
10. Jordan McLean
11. Tom Gilbert
12. Mitchell Dunn
13. Jason Taumalolo (c)

14. Jake Granville
15. Lachlan Burr
16. Francis Molo
17. Coen Hess

Others: Jake Clifford, Ben Conden, Reuben Cotter, Wiremu Grieg, Ben Hampton, Peter Hola, Corey Jensen, Connelly Lemuelu, Emry Pere, Tukimihia Simpkins, Murray Taulagi, Shane Wright

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2021/01/01/nor ... cted-team/
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Teen freak ready to explode — now it’s time for $1m star to do the same: Cowboys best 17

The Cowboys have the squad to cause a few surprises in 2021, but it depends on their two highest paid players staying on the park at the same time to lead the youngsters.

COWBOYS BEST 17

1 Valentine Holmes
2 Kyle Felt
3 Esan Marsters
4 Justin O’Neill
5 Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
6 Scott Drinkwater
7 Michael Morgan
8 Jordan McLean
9 Reece Robson
10 Josh McGuire
11 Mitchell Dunn
12 Coen Hess
13 Jason Taumalolo

14 Reuben Cotter
15 Lachlan Burr
16 Thomas Gilbert
17 Francis Molo

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Chad Townsend leaving Cronulla Sharks to join North Queensland Cowboys on three-year deal

North Queensland have announced the signing of premiership-winning Sharks halfback Chad Townsend on a three-year deal starting in 2022.

The playmaker had options in his contract to remain at the Sharks for the next two seasons but confirmed his move to Townsville after meeting with incoming Sharks coach Craig Fitzgibbon.

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I guess that rules out Cowboys for signing Reynolds. Townsend definite upgrade for them. Not going to make them contenders though.
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Mustn't have been a very good meeting!
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The Nickman wrote: April 21, 2021, 11:15 am Mustn't have been a very good meeting!
Depends who's perspective you take.
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Probably the best they could have done given their current situation. Entering the race for Reynolds would have cost them a packet and they would have lost that race as well. Hard to compete for Reynolds signature with Sydney clubs that have similar cash available.
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Townsend is ok but 650 is overs. Now they got Dearden too so they got two organising halves. And neither are all that convincing
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Tom Dearden leaving Brisbane Broncos: Young gun signs with North Queensland Cowboys to end 2024

Broncos halfback Tom Dearden has signed with North Queensland with Brisbane confirming he has informed them he will play at the Cowboys from 2022 onwards on a three-year deal.

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2021/04/26/you ... g-broncos/
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Is he any better than Clifford?

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dubby wrote:Is he any better than Clifford?

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North Queensland Cowboys re-sign Scott Drinkwater until end of 2023

The North Queensland Cowboys have agreed to a two-year contract extension with playmaker Scott Drinkwater for the 2022 and 2023 seasons. Drinkwater joined the Cowboys in mid-2019 and has appeared in 34 games over the course of three seasons.

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Tom Dearden to join North Queensland Cowboys with immediate effect

The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys have today announced half Tom Dearden will join the club with immediate effect.

Dearden had originally signed with the Cowboys on a three-year deal beginning in 2022, but was able to secure an early release from the Broncos.

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North Queensland Cowboys coach Todd Payten to isolate for two weeks as COVID-19 'close contact'

Todd Payten will miss the Cowboys' next two games after being sent into a 14-day isolation due to close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case in Townsville. He is awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test after the Cowboys cancelled Wednesday's training session, with assistant coach Dean Young to take charge for their next two clashes against Newcastle and South Sydney.

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A little misleading. Payten was at one of the exposure sites same time as the COVID case. That's normally regarded as a casual contact rather than a close contact. Same protocols in place though.
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Bunnings I’m hearing.
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Northern Raider wrote:A little misleading. Payten was at one of the exposure sites same time as the COVID case. That's normally regarded as a casual contact rather than a close contact. Same protocols in place though.
Depends, Queensland Health make a risk based assessment on a number of things. My flatmate is currently under a 14 day quarantine at home order due to a case attending his workplace, despite it being a huge supermarket.
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