Written by Mr Puntsource
The North Queensland Cowboys will host the Canberra Raiders in game five, round one National Rugby League Telstra Premiership in 2023;
It doesn’t become more competitive in round one as these two fight it out for the two points, with the Cowboys just having a
slight edge on Canberra; this clash is a challenge for both clubs. Who is fitter? Who is more skilled? And who takes the two points?
-> THE HISTORY
Since 1998, the Cowboys have played the Canberra Raiders in forty-three games but have only been successful in fifty-one per cent of the total head-to-head clashes; out of the last five Cowboys home game head-to-head clashes, the Cowboys at home have won the last two out of five games, the last time these two teams clashed the Cowboys won 18-12.
-> TRIAL FORM
The Cowboys finished fifteenth, and the Raiders finished last.
-> POINT SCORING
The Cowboys were better in attack scoring 633 total points in the Telstra Premiership round 25, 2022, while Canberra scored a total of 524 points.
The Cowboys were better in defence, conceding 361 total points in the Telstra Premiership round 25, 2022, while Canberra conceded a total of 461 points.
The Cowboys by 10