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Where will the Cowboys finish in 2019?

Minor premiers
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Top four
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33%
Top eight
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17%
Bottom eight
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17%
Bottom four
2
33%
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by Brewdle » February 6, 2019, 3:31 pm

There was an article that said police can pursue charges without the cooperation if his partner


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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by gergreg » February 6, 2019, 3:53 pm

Yes I believe a similar thing is happening with Dylan Walker. Spouse not pressing charges but police pursuing based on witness statements.

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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by LimeGreenMachine » February 18, 2019, 4:19 pm

Jordan Kahu joins the North Queensland Cowboys

New Zealand Test outside back Jordan Kahu has signed a one-year deal with the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys for the 2019 season. The 28-year-old will join the Cowboys immediately after securing a release from the Brisbane Broncos.

Read more: https://www.cowboys.com.au/news/2019/02 ... th-cowboys

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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by zim » February 18, 2019, 4:27 pm

Surprised he would take a 1 year deal.

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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by Northern Raider » February 20, 2019, 1:36 pm

Handy replacement for Barba. Got a goal kicker too.
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by Sid » February 20, 2019, 1:59 pm

Tentative about bagging out this signing after Raiders signed a reserve grade winger as the fullback

Looking at the broncos squad, in a vacuum (forgetting about how it’d affect the makeup of the side etc.) they have plenty of players who’d probably be better at fullback than Kahu though

Boyd
Isaako
Milford
Bird
Roberts
Nikorima

So they’re kind of signing a clubs 5th, 6th, 7th best fullback option as their number 1 option
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by Manchild » February 20, 2019, 2:25 pm

Sid wrote:Tentative about bagging out this signing after signing a reserve grade winger as our fullback

Looking at the broncos squad, in a vacuum (forgetting about how it’d affect the makeup of the side etc.) they have plenty of players who’d probably be better at fullback than Kahu though

Boyd
Isaako
Milford
Bird
Roberts
Nikorima

So they’re kind of signing a clubs 5th, 6th, 7th best fullback option as their number 1 option
Isaako was always going to be their 1st choice FB

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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by Sid » February 20, 2019, 2:27 pm

Manchild wrote:
February 20, 2019, 2:25 pm
Sid wrote:Tentative about bagging out this signing after signing a reserve grade winger as our fullback

Looking at the broncos squad, in a vacuum (forgetting about how it’d affect the makeup of the side etc.) they have plenty of players who’d probably be better at fullback than Kahu though

Boyd
Isaako
Milford
Bird
Roberts
Nikorima

So they’re kind of signing a clubs 5th, 6th, 7th best fullback option as their number 1 option
Isaako was always going to be their 1st choice FB
Agreed, that list was in no particular order
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by greeneyed » March 1, 2019, 12:08 pm

Scott Bolton suspended for five weeks and 2.5 per cent of 2019 salary

The NRL has suspended North Queensland Cowboys prop Scott Bolton for 10 weeks - and 5 per cent of his 2019 salary - after he pleaded guilty in January to common assault involving a woman last year.

However, the penalty was halved by the NRL as he has agreed to address the captains and senior players during the Magic Round regarding off field integrity issues.

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/03/01/nrl ... ty-issues/
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by greeneyed » March 8, 2019, 2:20 pm

Michael Morgan confirmed as new North Queensland Cowboys captain

Michael Morgan has today been announced as the new captain of the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys. Morgan was officially unveiled in the key leadership position at the Cowboys 2019 Season Launch at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, with Jordan McLean anointed vice-captain.

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/03/08/mic ... s-captain/
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by Sid » March 8, 2019, 10:22 pm

Opportunity lost if they’re not sponsored by Captain Morgan
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by greeneyed » March 13, 2019, 7:49 am

Ben Barba to fight his lifetime NRL ban as charges are laid over his Australia Day bust-up

Ben Barba has announced an astonishing plan to fight his lifetime NRL ban and return to playing rugby league.

The former Cowboy was today charged with two public nuisance offences following the events which saw him sacked by the Townsville club without playing a game.

Read more: https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl-pr ... defb07d57d
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by -PJ- » March 13, 2019, 1:10 pm

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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by Sid » March 13, 2019, 1:22 pm

What he gone do throw rocks at his NRL ban?
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by greeneyed » March 25, 2019, 8:24 am

North Queensland need $30m in funding to guarantee the club’s future

The North Queensland Cowboys are seeking $30 million in government funding to build a new training headquarters. The Cowboys last week unveiled plans to construct a $45 million Community, Training and High Performance Centre, which will be situated adjacent to the opulent $250 million North Queensland Stadium that will be operational for round one of the 2020 NRL season.

Read more: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport ... 79c14d4414
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by greeneyed » March 25, 2019, 9:23 am

Maybe they could build a cheaper one? The Raiders got $5 million from the ACT Government and $4 million from the NSW Government, nothing from the Australian Government, for a $20 million facility. They're asking for $30 million from governments for a $45 million facility!
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by greeneyed » March 25, 2019, 6:20 pm

Bad news on Taumalolo

Superstar Cowboys forward Jason Taumalolo has been ruled out for six to 10 weeks by the club. Taumalolo suffered a medial ligament injury in the 29-10 loss to Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium on Friday.

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/01/23/cas ... jury-news/
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by gergreg » March 25, 2019, 7:26 pm

Only a week ago he was looking unstoppable and now this. I hope he recovers well from the injury as he is a phenomenal player.

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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by LimeGreenMachine » March 25, 2019, 10:20 pm

I hope he takes his time to recover. Around 10 weeks should be good. We play them round 4 and 11

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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by greeneyed » July 5, 2019, 12:19 pm

Nene Macdonald released from North Queensland Cowboys contract

The Cowboys have released winger Nene Macdonald from the remaining two and a half years of his playing contract.

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/07/05/nen ... -contract/

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The North Queensland Cowboys today released NRL squad member Nene Macdonald from his playing contract.

The release is by mutual agreement, with the club, Nene and his management deciding Nene needs some time away from the game.

The club will provide Nene with ongoing support and wishes him well in his future endeavours.
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by -PJ- » July 19, 2019, 12:01 pm

Matt Scott announces retirement.

Matt Scott retires: North Queensland Cowboys prop announces 2019 season will be his last

North Queensland prop Matt Scott fought back tears on Friday morning as he announced he would be bringing down the curtain on his glittering career at season's end. Scott appeared in 263 games for the Cowboys across 16 seasons since his debut as an 18-year-old in 2004.

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/07/19/mat ... -his-last/
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by -PJ- » August 20, 2019, 3:50 pm

I'm hearing Matt Scott is in hospital having suffered a stroke..

That's all I know !!
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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by Dusty » August 20, 2019, 4:04 pm

-PJ- wrote:I'm hearing Matt Scott is in hospital having suffered a stroke..

That's all I know !!
Really?


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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by -PJ- » August 20, 2019, 4:17 pm

Dusty wrote:
August 20, 2019, 4:04 pm
-PJ- wrote:I'm hearing Matt Scott is in hospital having suffered a stroke..

That's all I know !!
Really?


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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by greeneyed » August 20, 2019, 6:18 pm

North Queensland Cowboys forward Matt Scott recovering after suffering mild stroke

Australia, Queensland and North Queensland great Matt Scott is recovering in hospital after suffering a mild stroke on Sunday.

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/08/20/mat ... ng-stroke/

North Queensland Cowboys club statement

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys prop Matt Scott suffered a mild stroke on Sunday.

Doctors are confident the stroke was unrelated to football and he is expected to make a full recovery.

The retiring Cowboys legend remains in hospital in Brisbane and a Townsville return date remains unclear.

The Cowboys will continue to provide Matt and his family all possible support and the club would ask media to respect the privacy of the Scott family during this time.

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Re: North Queensland Cowboys 2019

Post by gergreg » August 20, 2019, 8:59 pm

Wow that's a terrible way to end a really good career and a **** thing to go through.

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