Rugby League Nth Qld - New Signings and News

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Exciting teenage middle forward Tom Gilbert has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys, which runs through the end of the 2022 season.

 

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Cowboys centre Justin O’Neill is nearly back to full fitness after recovering from a life-threatening ruptured spleen injury.

After rupturing his spleen in the round 11 clash with the Raiders this year, O’Neill spent four days in intensive care in a Canberra hospital after emergency surgery - which included three blood transfusions - saved his life.

O’Neill spent several weeks after surgery in Canberra before returning home to Townsville and beginning a rehab process that will soon have him in full contact again.

"Now it is finally good to be back doing skills and some controlled contact. I’ve just got to get cleared for contact and I’ll be ready to go again in the next month.

"It is all about ticking off all the boxes and taking the road to recovery the right way and not rushing anything."
 

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North Queensland Toyota Cowboys playmaker Te Maire Martin has today announced his immediate retirement from rugby league.

 
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North Queensland Toyota Cowboys playmaker Te Maire Martin has today announced his immediate retirement from rugby league.

sad blow for the Cows BUT a players health is more important than the game.
 
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TOP 30 SQUAD: John Asiata, Jake Clifford, Gavin Cooper, Reuben Cotter, Scott Drinkwater, Mitchell Dunn, Kyle Feldt, Tom Gilbert, Jake Granville, Ben Hampton, Coen Hess, Peter Hola, Valentine Holmes, Corey Jensen, Connelly Lemeulu, Esan Marsters, Josh McGuire, Jordan McLean, Francis Molo, Michael Morgan, Justin O'Neill, Tom Opacic, Emry Pere, Reece Robson, Daniel Russell, Tukimihia Simpkins, Murray Taulagi, Jason Taumalolo, Shane Wright.

SPOTS AVAILABLE: 1

DEVELOPMENT SQUAD: Ben Condon, Wiremu Greig, Garrett Smith, Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow.
 

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North Queensland are officially NRL Nines specialists, becoming the first club to win the pre-season tournament twice with an impressive weekend of thrills and spills in Perth.

The Cowboys' pop gun attack in 2019 saw them register their fewest points in a season since 1998, but Paul Green's star-studded side fired all the way to a 23-14 win over fellow surprise packets St George Illawarra in the final.

 

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Scott Drinkwater has been rested for the clash after picking up a minor pec strain against the Broncos.
 

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The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys have a new chairman following today’s official announcement that long-time stalwart Laurence Lancini is set to retire.

The Club’s deputy chairman Lewis Ramsay will take over the helm following the Cowboys’ inaugural home game at Queensland Country Bank Stadium against the Brisbane Broncos on March 13.

 

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V Holmes may "grow" into the FB position but against the Broncos he proved pretty useless. Hardly any running, cant kick and tackles are an issue.
 
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If it goes bad after a few rounds they might ditch it, and say Val you're a winger until you get match fit and move Drinkwater back to fullback and bring in Clifford.
 
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Centre Justin O'Neill left the field after copping a high shot from Tevita Pangai in the season opener and did not return after failing his head injury assessment.