Written by Christopher Tearse
Saturday, June 27, 3.00 PM, Round 7, Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville, North Queensland Cowboys take on Newcastle Knights NRL Match Preview
Newcastle Knights in form and hungry smashing the Broncos last Round all the way to the end now face a team being questioned about performance and feeling some pressure the North Queensland Cowboys, this could be another snack for the Knights to feast on while they gallantly ride up the ladder, will the Cowboys stand up and have something to say about it? or will it be just the Knights scoring try after try?
The North Queensland Cowboys
|Jake Granville||Corey Jensen|
1. Hamiso Tabuai-fidow 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O’Neill 4. Esan Marsters 5. Connelly Lemuelu 6. Scott Drinkwater 7. Jake Clifford 8. Josh Mcguire 9. Reece Robson 10. Francis Molo 11. Mitchell Dunn 12. Coen Hess 13. Jason Taumalolo
Reserves: 14. Ben Hampton 15. Gavin Cooper 16. Peter Hola 17. Reuben Cotter 18. Tom Opacic 19. Shane Wright 20. Jordan McLean 21. Jake Granville
Coach: Paul Green
The Newcastle Knights
|Brodie Jones||Bradman Best|
1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Edrick Lee 3. Enari Tuala 4. Gehamat Shibasaki 5. Hymel Hunt 6. Kurt Mann 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. David Klemmer 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Sione Mata’utia 13. Tim Glasby
Reserves: 14. Tex Hoy 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Herman Ese’ese 17. Aidan Guerra 18. Brodie Jones 19. Tautau Moga 20. Phoenix Crossland 21. Pasami Saulo
Coach: Adam O’Brien
The last time these two teams met the Knights at home smashed the Cowboys 42-6. Previously, in earlier years and most recent form, 36 matches played between the Cowboys and the Knights favouring the Knights winning 19, all other statistics favour the Knights.
North Queensland Cowboys for the win.