AFTER a pre-season of off-field dramas it would prefer to forget, the NRL will be praying its new under-20 competition is a success.
JOHNATHAN Thurston admitted he had to see a sports psychologist to get his head right before his comeback in the NRL season-opener on Friday.
THE Gold Coast has launched the 2008 premiership campaign in style with a comprehensive 36-18 victory over the North Queensland Cowboys tonight.
NORTH Queensland coach Graham Murray says a decision on skipper Johnathan Thurston's availability for the Cowboys' NRL season opener will be made on Friday.
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NORTH Queensland star playmaker Johnathan Thurston has been cleared to start full contact training following his off-season shoulder surgery.
COWBOYS hooker Aaron Payne is in doubt for round one after suffering a hamstring injury in his side's 32-12 trial win over the Raiders last night
COACH Grant Bell left Cairns a satisfied man following the under-20 Cowboys' first competitive hit-out on Saturday night
NORTH Queensland Cowboys fans can rejoice with exciting fullback Matt Bowen signing to stay with the club for the next four years.