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 North Queensland Cowboys
Next Game: The Season has finished
Broncos hold on for NRL win over Cowboys
17 Mar 2018
Brisbane have held on for a 24-20 NRL victory over North Queensland at Suncorp Stadium, with Scott Bolton denied a late match-winning try by a goalpost.

Heart-stopping finishes are nothing new in matches between Brisbane and North Queensland but Wayne Bennett admitted he had never seen anything like the bizarre play that helped seal the Broncos' 24-20 win over the Cowboys at Suncorp Stadium on Friday.

The Cowboys appeared to have at least sent yet another derby into extra-time when reserve prop Scott Bolton was tryline-bound with 90 seconds left.

The hulking forward snapped up a loose Johnathan Thurston pass in the dying moments and crashed past defenders before ricocheting off the right upright and losing the ball.

Bennett summed it up best.

"We were due some luck," he deadpanned.

"There is no other club in any sport in this country who would have pulled together in the last couple of weeks after all the adversity that we have been through," he said.

"That's what I am most proud of. You will never divide us guys, so stay out of it," a defiant Bennett said.

Written off after their first round thumping by St George Illawarra, Brisbane's fortunes did not look to have changed early when the Cowboys jumped to an 8-0 lead after as many minutes and centre Jordan Kahu went down with a broken jaw.

But maligned five-eighth Anthony Milford rediscovered his running game as an under-fire Broncos pack led by Tevita Pangai stood tall to help the hosts seal a stirring four tries to three win in front of 46,080.

Six of the last nine games between the two have been decided by six points or less, with four of the last six going into extra-time

This was another nail biting finish when the Cowboys fought back from an 18-8 halftime deficit to cut it to 24-20 when hooker Jake Granville pounced on a loose Thurston pass to score in the 71st minute.

And Bolton looked to have snatched a last gasp win before fate stepped in.

Cowboys coach Paul Green could at least see the funny side.

"I hope the post is alright," he said.

The Cowboys' monster pack dominated early but the Broncos had a spring in their step after Kahu regathered a short Brisbane in-goal drop out.

Brisbane did not lose momentum despite losing Kahu in the 17th minute after a collision with Te Maire Martin, with Pangai monstering over a minute later to score.

The rest of the first half was one-way traffic as Brisbane scored a total of three tries in nine minutes.

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Last Game: The Cowboys lost against the Brisbane Broncos 12 - 38 at ANZ Stadium, Australia (5427 days ago)  game results here
 North Queensland Cowboys Season 0 Stats (All games)
 Total Games Played 26 
 Away Games 15 
    Away Wins 6 
 Home Games 11 
    Home Wins
 Total Tries: 44 
 Total Goals: 35 
 Total Field Goals:
 Total Points For: 514 
 Total Points Against: 771 
 Leagues the North Queensland Cowboys are in
1995 Winfield Cup, 1996 Optus Cup, 1997 Superleague Telstra Cup, 1998 Trials, 1998 NRL Season, 1999 NRL Country Carnival, 1999 NRL Season, 2000 NRL Season, 2001 NRL Season, 2002 NRL Season, 2003 NRL Season,

 Players in 2002
Daniel Strickland, David Thompson, George Gatis, Glenn Morrison, Jamie McDonald, John Buttigieg, John Doyle, Josh Hannay, Ken McGuinness, Leigh McWilliams, Matt Peterson, Matt Sing, Matthew Bowen, Michael Luck, Nathan Fien, Paul Bowman, Peter Jones, Shane Muspratt, Shaun Valentine, Tarin Bradford, Tim Brasher,

 Players in 2001
Adam Connelly, Adam Nable, Brett Hetherington, Brian Jellick, Chris Muckert, Chris Sheppard, Damien Smith, Danny Moore, Geoff Bell, John Manning, Julian O'Neill, Kyle Warren, Lee Oudenryn, Mark Shipway, Naipolioni Kuricibi, Nick Paterson, Paul Dezolt, Paul Pensini, Robert Relf, Scott Whiting, Shayne McMenemy, Tim Maddison, Trent Leis,

 Players in 2000
Brett Boyd, Chad Halliday, Graham Appo, Greg Bourke, Jeremy Schloss, Noel Goldthorpe, Paul Green, Scott Prince,

 Players in 1999
Darrien Doherty, Glen Murphy, Jody Gall, Kris Tassell, Matt Ryan, Noa Nadruku,
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Last Results

Sunday, 11 May, 2003
Brisbane 38
Cowboys 12

Saturday, 26 Apr, 2003
Cowboys 32
Melbourne 12

Monday, 21 Apr, 2003
Warriors 30
Cowboys 24

Saturday, 12 Apr, 2003
Sydney City 32
Cowboys 0

Saturday, 5 Apr, 2003
Brisbane 32
Cowboys 24

Monday, 31 Mar, 2003
Cowboys 27
South Sydney 20

Saturday, 22 Mar, 2003
Cowboys 30
Eagles 20

Saturday, 15 Mar, 2003
Canberra 46
Cowboys 14

Saturday, 7 Sep, 2002
Cowboys 15
Parramatta 6

Saturday, 31 Aug, 2002
Cowboys 36
South Sydney 34

Round 10
May 17th - 18th
Pos  Team Name  P
 1   Canberra   16 
 2   Brisbane   14 
 3   Warriors   14 
 4   Sydney City   12 
 5   Melbourne   12 
 6   Newcastle   12 
 7   Penrith   12 
 8   Canterbury   10 
 9   St George   10 
 10   Eagles   8 
 11   Cowboys   8 
 12   Sharks   6 
 13   Wests Tigers   6 
 14   Parramatta   4 
 15   South Sydney   2 
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