THEY were pushed all the way, but the Sydney Roosters again underlined their premiership credentials with a professional 12-8 victory over the Cowboys in front of 13,660 fans at 1300Smiles Stadium tonight.
SOUTH Sydney continued their stellar start to season 2013 with a 28-10 victory over the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium in front of 15,972 fans.
AN 80th minute disallowed try to Parramatta winger Vai Toutai was the difference between heartache and jubilation at Parramatta Stadium tonight as the North Qld Cowboys defeated the Eels 14-10 in front of 9,157 fans.
THE North Queensland Cowboys have emerged victorious over the Canberra Raiders in an error filled game at 1300SMILES Stadium in Townsville this evening. The final score was 30 - 12 in what was a dire affair between the two sides, with plenty of dropped ball, and penalties to match.
IN a high quality contest, the Brisbane Broncos have defeated the North Queensland Cowboys 12-10 at Suncorp Stadium in front of over 42,000 fans.
THE North Queensland Cowboys have overrun the Penrith Panthers 30-0 at 1300SMILES Stadium as a crowd of 12,431 watched on.
We look back at the Round 3 of the 2013 NRL Telstra Premiership, and take a look at the leaderboard for the 2013 LeagueUnlimited.com Player of the Year.
NEWCASTLE have recorded their second victory for the season with a comprehensive 34-6 victory over North Queensland, continuing their woes south of the Tweed.
THE Melbourne Storm showed why they are the true premiership favourites, making a difficult trek to Townsville look easy as they downed a resilient Cowboys outfit 32-10 at 1300SMILES Stadium overnight in front of 19,288 fans.
The North Queensland Cowboys have struck an important early blow in their 2013 premiership campaign, accounting for last year's minor premiers the Canterbury Bulldogs 24-12 at Bluetongue Stadium.