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North Queensland Cowboys

Robbie Farah injured as Wests Tigers defeat Cowboys

BRAD WALTER Skipper Robbie Farah dislocated his elbow as Wests Tigers continued their impressive start to the season with a 16-4 win over North Queensland in what may have been one of the joint-venture club's last games at Campbelltown Stadium.

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South Sydney target Tariq Sims to replace Sam Burgess

Attracting interest: Tariq Sims could end up playing for South Sydney next year.

ADRIAN PROSZENKO South Sydney have earmarked North Queensland powerhouse Tariq Sims as a replacement for rugby-bound Sam Burgess.

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Wests Tigers v North Queensland Cowboys

Campbelltown Stadium, Saturday 7.30pm (AEST)

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James Tamou hopes stirring win convinces Tariq Sims to stick around

Tariq Sims gets to grips with Kade Snowden on Monday night.

STEVE MASCORD North Queensland prop James Tamou says he hopes the big Monday Night Football win over Newcastle helps convince team-mate Tariq Sims to stay in Townsville.

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League

North Queensland Cowboys cruise to victory over Newcastle Knights

Matthew Wright celebrates his try with Brent Tate in North Queensland's thumping win over Newcastle in Townsville on Monday night.

Brett Keeble North Queensland have kick-started their NRL premiership campaign with an emphatic win over Newcastle in Townsville on Monday night.

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League

New Zealand Warriors upset North Queensland Cowboys in Townsville

Konrad Hurrell of the Warriors blows a kiss after scoring a try.

The Warriors have broken a 12-year losing streak in Townsville with a 20-16 NRL victory over fast-finishing North Queensland.

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North Queensland Cowboys v New Zealand Warriors

North Queensland Cowboys v New Zealand Warriors

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Brisbane Broncos' win over North Queensland Cowboys lets Josh McGuire off the hook

Martin Kennedy of the Broncos is held.

STEVE MASCORD There were 42,303 people at Suncorp Stadium but few would have been more relieved at the end than Broncos prop Josh McGuire.

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Loss to North Queensland Cowboys shows Canberra Raiders where the gaps are

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 08:  Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys smiles during the post match press conference after winning the round one NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canberra Raiders at 1300SMILES Stadium on March 8, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

JON TUXWORTH After letting a 16-0 lead slip from their grasp, Saturday's 28-22 loss to North Queensland in Townsville will sting the Canberra Raiders.

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NRL 2014 Preview: North Queensland Cowboys

Michael Carayannis NRL 2014 Preview

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Jack Wighton to take on Johnathan Thurston in round one

Sport
Portrait of The Canberra Raiders' Jack Wighton
Filed: Thursday, 30 January 2014 6:26:00 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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CHRIS WILSON Raiders sensation Jack Wighton faces the ultimate NRL test in his top-grade debut at No. 6 - Johnathan Thurston.

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David Shillington set to miss Canberra Raiders' season opener

David Shillington.

JON TUXWORTH Canberra Raiders prop David Shillington is set to miss the season-opener against North Queensland on March 8, with scans on a rib cartilage injury on Monday expected to confirm he'll be sidelined for two to four weeks.

Auckland Nines: Mixed emotions for boys from North Queensland

Fairfax Media writer

MICHAEL CHAMMAS Some NRL players and coaches believe extending the tournament to minimise the number of games per day could reduce the injury toll from the Nines.

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North Queensland Cowboys' defence key to Auckland Nines win over Brisbane Broncos

Tariq Sims

BRAD WALTER When Johnathan Thurston was rested from North Queensland's squad for the Auckland Nines, bookmakers posted the Cowboys' odds at 25-1 but they - like just about everyone else - had little understanding of how the truncated version of the game would be played.

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Auckland Nines: North Queensland Cowboys beat Brisbane Broncos to win inaugural trophy

MICHAEL CHAMMAS In an all-Queensland final, the Cowboys overcame the Broncos to lay claim to the right as the NRL's first Nines champions and secure the club's first piece of silverware in its 20th year in the premiership.

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North Queensland Cowboys hammer Brisbane Broncos in trial

Jordan Drew

The North Queensland Cowboys have gatecrashed the party for the emotional return of Brisbane winger Jharal Yow Yeh, thrashing the Broncos 32-8 in their trial at Redcliffe on Saturday night.

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Johnathan Thurston wins second Golden Boot

Johnathan Thurston.

Ian Laybourn Australian Johnathan Thurston has joined Andrew Johns and Darren Lockyer as only the third player to win Rugby League World's coveted Golden Boot twice.

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Roles reversed as Furner goes north

David Furner

LEE GASKIN Former Raiders coach David Furner is back in the NRL as an assistant coach for the North Queensland Cowboys.

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League

Faifai Loa leaves Cowboys for Titans

Faifai Loa

Winger Kalifa Faifai Loa has been released from the final year of his NRL contract with North Queensland to sign with Gold Coast.

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World Cup the tonic for Johnathan Thurston after difficult season

Johnathan Thurston.

MICHAEL CARAYANNIS It was the day Johnathan Thurston lost his trademark laugh. Rewind to the week after the Cowboys were bundled out of the NRL finals for the second successive season on the back of controversial decisions by the referees.

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Neil Henry makes Cowboys relive dramatic finale

Neil Henry

MICHAEL CARAYANNIS A departing coach, a seething player group, conspiracy theories and a horror result doesn't generally mix for a good time.

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League

Cowboys appoint Green as coach

North Queensland Cowboy.

An assistant coach involved in this weekend's grand final had been tipped to take over the North Queensland reins but the Cowboys still sprung a surprise when they named Sydney Roosters deputy Paul Green on Tuesday.

Paul Green appointed North Queensland Cowboy's coach

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BRAD WALTER Sydney Roosters under 20s coach Paul Green will take charge of North Queensland next season after being appointed as Neil Henry's replacement.

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Neil Henry signs as Gold Coast Titans assistant coach

Neil Henry

Former North Queensland Cowboys coach Neil Henry has officially signed on as Gold Coast mentor John Cartwright's deputy for 2014.

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Matt Bowen replaces Sam Tomkins at Wigan

Matthew Bowen.

NRL veteran Matt Bowen will extend his glittering career in Super League next season, after penning a one-year deal with Wigan.

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Cowboys fans refuse to lie down

A dejected Johnathan Thurston during the Cowboys' loss to the Sharks.

Connor O'Brien Cowboys fans remain outraged over last weekend's costly refereeing blunder and have organised a protest rally to take place on Sunday, despite the club's calls for people to move on.

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XXXX me, can the conspiracy theory

Peter FitzSimons dinkus

PETER FITZSIMONS (As the curtains open, the sound of demonic banjo playing is heard, even as the persistent cry of ''Queenslander! Queenslander! Queenslander!'' is heard in the distance. A dog howls.

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Conspiracy? Don't know about that, says Tate

Brent Tate

MICHAEL CHAMMAS Cowboys centre Brent Tate has admitted Johnathan Thurston's conspiracy theory against out-of-Sydney teams is laughable.

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RLPA players' player gong for Thurston

Johnathan Thurston with ARL commissioner Chris Sarra at Suncorp Stadium

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BRAD WALTER North Queensland captain Johnathan Thurston has received some consolation for his team's controversial elimination from the finals after winning the Rugby League Players' Association players' player award.

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Angry Sea Eagles won't escape penalty despite Cowboys' comments

Geoff Toovey.

Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson Manly officials are livid that North Queensland are set to escape without sanction for comments they believe are more incendiary than the ones that cost Geoff Toovey a $10,000 fine.

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NRL Season 2014

Round 1
Thu, 06 MarTimes shown AEDT
SOU 28 vs SYD 8 Report Stats
Fri, 07 MarTimes shown AEDT
BUL 12 vs BRI 18 Report Stats
Sat, 08 MarTimes shown AEDT
PEN 30 vs NEW 8 Report Stats
MAN 22 vs MEL 23 Report Stats
NQL 28 vs CAN 22 Report Stats
Sun, 09 MarTimes shown AEDT
STG 44 vs WES 24 Report Stats
PAR 36 vs NZW 16 Report Stats
Mon, 10 MarTimes shown AEDT
CRO 12 vs GCT 18 Report Stats
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Round 2
Fri, 14 MarTimes shown AEDT
MAN 14 vs SOU 12 Report Stats
BRI 16 vs NQL 12 Report Stats
Sat, 15 MarTimes shown AEDT
NZW 12 vs STG 31 Report Stats
MEL 18 vs PEN 17 Report Stats
SYD 56 vs PAR 4 Report Stats
Sun, 16 MarTimes shown AEDT
GCT 12 vs WES 42 Report Stats
NEW 20 vs CAN 26 Report Stats
Mon, 17 MarTimes shown AEDT
BUL 42 vs CRO 4 Report Stats
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Round 3
Fri, 21 MarTimes shown AEDT
WES 25 vs SOU 16 Report Stats
BRI 26 vs SYD 30 Report Stats
Sat, 22 MarTimes shown AEDT
PEN 18 vs BUL 16 Report Stats
CRO 12 vs STG 14 Report Stats
NQL 16 vs NZW 20 Report Stats
Sun, 23 MarTimes shown AEDT
MAN 22 vs PAR 18 Report Stats
CAN 12 vs GCT 24 Report Stats
Mon, 24 MarTimes shown AEDT
MEL 28 vs NEW 20 Report Stats
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Round 4
Fri, 28 MarTimes shown AEDT
SYD 0 vs MAN 8 Report Stats
STG 20 vs BRI 36 Report Stats
Sat, 29 MarTimes shown AEDT
NZW 42 vs WES 18 Report Stats
PAR 32 vs PEN 16 Report Stats
BUL 40 vs MEL 12 Report Stats
Sun, 30 MarTimes shown AEDT
SOU 18 vs CAN 30 Report Stats
NEW 30 vs CRO 0 Report Stats
Mon, 31 MarTimes shown AEDT
GCT 13 vs NQL 12 Report Stats
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Round 5
Fri, 04 AprTimes shown AEDT
SYD 8 vs BUL 9 Report Stats
BRI 18 vs PAR 25 Report Stats
Sat, 05 AprTimes shown AEDT
CRO 37 vs NZW 6 Report Stats
PEN 12 vs CAN 6 Report Stats
STG 6 vs SOU 26 Report Stats
Sun, 06 AprTimes shown AEST
MEL 26 vs GCT 28 Report Stats
WES 34 vs MAN 18 Report Stats
Mon, 07 AprTimes shown AEST
NQL 28 vs NEW 2 Report Stats
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Round 6
Fri, 11 AprTimes shown AEST
PEN 2 vs SOU 18 Report Stats
GCT 12 vs BRI 8 Report Stats
Sat, 12 AprTimes shown AEST
CAN 12 vs NEW 26 Report Stats
PAR 14 vs SYD 12 Report Stats
WES 16 vs NQL 4 Report Stats
Sun, 13 AprTimes shown AEST
NZW 20 vs BUL 21 Report Stats
MAN 24 vs CRO 4 Report Stats
Mon, 14 AprTimes shown AEST
MEL 28 vs STG 24 Report Stats
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Round 7
Fri, 18 AprTimes shown AEST
SOU vs BUL 16:00ANZ
NEW vs BRI 19:40HS
MAN vs NQL 19:40BO
Sat, 19 AprTimes shown AEST
STG vs NZW 17:30WIN
CRO vs SYD 19:30Remondis Stadium
Sun, 20 AprTimes shown AEST
CAN vs MEL 15:00GIO Stadium
Mon, 21 AprTimes shown AEST
PAR vs WES 16:00ANZ
PEN vs GCT 19:00Sportingbet Stadium
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Round 8
Fri, 25 AprTimes shown AEST
STG vs SYD 16:00AS
MEL vs NZW 18:00AAMI
BRI vs SOU 20:00SUN
Sat, 26 AprTimes shown AEST
CRO vs PEN 15:00Remondis Stadium
NQL vs PAR 17:301300
BUL vs NEW 19:30ANZ
Sun, 27 AprTimes shown AEST
MAN vs CAN 14:00BO
WES vs GCT 15:00VAS
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Round 9
Fri, 09 MayTimes shown AEST
SYD vs WES 19:40AS
NQL vs BRI 19:401300
Sat, 10 MayTimes shown AEST
NZW vs CAN 15:00EP
GCT vs SOU 17:30Cbus Super Stadium
MEL vs MAN 19:30AAMI
Sun, 11 MayTimes shown AEST
NEW vs PEN 14:00HS
STG vs BUL 15:00ANZ
Mon, 12 MayTimes shown AEST
PAR vs CRO 19:00Pirtek Stadium
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Round 10
Fri, 16 MayTimes shown AEST
SOU vs MEL 19:40ANZ
BRI vs GCT 19:40SUN
Sat, 17 MayTimes shown AEST
PAR vs STG 15:00Pirtek Stadium
CRO vs WES 17:30Remondis Stadium
NQL vs SYD 19:301300
Sun, 18 MayTimes shown AEST
CAN vs PEN 14:00GIO Stadium
BUL vs NZW 14:00Waikato Stadium
Mon, 19 MayTimes shown AEST
MAN vs NEW 19:00BO
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Round 11
Fri, 23 MayTimes shown AEST
BUL vs SYD 19:45ANZ
Sat, 24 MayTimes shown AEST
GCT vs NZW 17:30Cbus Super Stadium
WES vs BRI 19:30CSS
Sun, 25 MayTimes shown AEST
CAN vs NQL 15:00GIO Stadium
Mon, 26 MayTimes shown AEST
CRO vs SOU 19:00Remondis Stadium
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Round 12
Fri, 30 MayTimes shown AEST
PEN vs PAR 19:45Sportingbet Stadium
Sat, 31 MayTimes shown AEST
SYD vs CAN 17:30AS
NQL vs MEL 19:301300
Sun, 01 JunTimes shown AEST
NZW vs NEW 14:00Mt Smart Stadium
BRI vs MAN 15:00SUN
Mon, 02 JunTimes shown AEST
SOU vs STG 19:00ANZ
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Round 13
Fri, 06 JunTimes shown AEST
MAN vs BUL 19:40BO
PAR vs NQL 19:40Pirtek Stadium
Sat, 07 JunTimes shown AEST
GCT vs PEN 17:30Cbus Super Stadium
STG vs CRO 19:30WIN
SOU vs NZW 21:30NIB Stadium
Sun, 08 JunTimes shown AEST
NEW vs WES 14:00HS
MEL vs SYD 15:00AAMI
Mon, 09 JunTimes shown AEST
CAN vs BRI 19:00GIO Stadium
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Round 14
Fri, 13 JunTimes shown AEST
SOU vs WES 19:45ANZ
Sat, 14 JunTimes shown AEST
PEN vs STG 17:30Sportingbet Stadium
SYD vs NEW 19:30AS
Sun, 15 JunTimes shown AEST
BUL vs PAR 15:00ANZ
Mon, 16 JunTimes shown AEST
GCT vs MEL 19:00Cbus Super Stadium
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Round 15
Fri, 20 JunTimes shown AEST
CAN vs BUL 19:45GIO Stadium
Sat, 21 JunTimes shown AEST
NZW vs BRI 17:30Mt Smart Stadium
CRO vs MAN 19:30Remondis Stadium
Sun, 22 JunTimes shown AEST
MEL vs PAR 14:00AAMI
GCT vs STG 15:00Cbus Super Stadium
Mon, 23 JunTimes shown AEST
NEW vs NQL 19:00HS
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Round 16
Fri, 27 JunTimes shown AEST
MAN vs SYD 19:40BO
BRI vs CRO 19:40SUN
Sat, 28 JunTimes shown AEST
WES vs CAN 17:30CSS
NQL vs SOU 19:301300
Sun, 29 JunTimes shown AEST
NZW vs PEN 14:00Mt Smart Stadium
PAR vs NEW 15:00Pirtek Stadium
Mon, 30 JunTimes shown AEST
STG vs MEL 19:00WIN
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Round 17
Fri, 04 JulTimes shown AEST
BUL vs MAN 19:45ANZ
Sat, 05 JulTimes shown AEST
STG vs NQL 17:30WIN
SYD vs CRO 19:30AS
Sun, 06 JulTimes shown AEST
WES vs PEN 15:00VAS
Mon, 07 JulTimes shown AEST
SOU vs GCT 19:00ANZ
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Round 18
Fri, 11 JulTimes shown AEST
MAN vs WES 19:45BO
Sat, 12 JulTimes shown AEST
NZW vs PAR 17:30Mt Smart Stadium
MEL vs BUL 19:30AAMI
Sun, 13 JulTimes shown AEST
GCT vs CAN 14:00Cbus Super Stadium
CRO vs NEW 15:00Remondis Stadium
Mon, 14 JulTimes shown AEST
PEN vs BRI 19:00Sportingbet Stadium
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Round 19
Fri, 18 JulTimes shown AEST
CRO vs NQL 19:40Remondis Stadium
PAR vs SOU 19:40Pirtek Stadium
Sat, 19 JulTimes shown AEST
SYD vs PEN 15:00AS
MEL vs CAN 17:30AAMI
BRI vs NZW 19:30SUN
Sun, 20 JulTimes shown AEST
NEW vs GCT 14:00HS
WES vs BUL 15:00ANZ
Mon, 21 JulTimes shown AEST
STG vs MAN 19:00WIN
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Round 20
Fri, 25 JulTimes shown AEST
NEW vs SYD 19:40HS
BRI vs MEL 19:40SUN
Sat, 26 JulTimes shown AEST
PEN vs CRO 15:00Sportingbet Stadium
GCT vs PAR 17:30Cbus Super Stadium
BUL vs NQL 19:30ANZ
Sun, 27 JulTimes shown AEST
NZW vs MAN 14:00Mt Smart Stadium
WES vs STG 15:00ANZ
Mon, 28 JulTimes shown AEST
CAN vs SOU 19:00GIO Stadium
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Round 21
Fri, 01 AugTimes shown AEST
CAN vs NZW 00:00GIO Stadium
CRO vs PAR 00:00Remondis Stadium
SYD vs STG 00:00AS
NQL vs GCT 00:001300
MAN vs BRI 00:00BO
BUL vs PEN 00:00ANZ
SOU vs NEW 00:00Barlow Park
WES vs MEL 00:00CSS
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Round 22
Thu, 07 AugTimes shown AEST
NZW vs CRO 22:00Mt Smart Stadium
Fri, 08 AugTimes shown AEST
NQL vs WES 00:001300
SOU vs MAN 00:00SCG
BRI vs BUL 00:00SUN
NEW vs MEL 00:00HS
STG vs PEN 00:00WIN
SYD vs GCT 00:00AS
PAR vs CAN 00:30TIO
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Round 23
Thu, 14 AugTimes shown AEST
SOU vs BRI 00:00ANZ
PAR vs BUL 00:00ANZ
NEW vs NZW 00:00HS
PEN vs NQL 00:00Sportingbet Stadium
GCT vs MAN 00:00Cbus Super Stadium
CAN vs STG 00:00GIO Stadium
MEL vs CRO 00:00AAMI
WES vs SYD 00:00ANZ
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Round 24
Wed, 20 AugTimes shown AEST
NZW vs SYD 22:00Mt Smart Stadium
Thu, 21 AugTimes shown AEST
BRI vs NEW 00:00SUN
SOU vs NQL 00:00ANZ
STG vs GCT 00:00WIN
BUL vs WES 00:00ANZ
CRO vs CAN 00:00Remondis Stadium
PEN vs MEL 00:00Sportingbet Stadium
PAR vs MAN 00:00Pirtek Stadium
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Round 25
Wed, 27 AugTimes shown AEST
NZW vs GCT 22:00Mt Smart Stadium
Thu, 28 AugTimes shown AEST
MAN vs PEN 00:00BO
BUL vs SOU 00:00ANZ
BRI vs STG 00:00SUN
CAN vs WES 00:00GIO Stadium
SYD vs MEL 00:00AS
NEW vs PAR 00:00HS
NQL vs CRO 00:001300
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Round 26
Thu, 04 SepTimes shown AEST
MEL vs BRI 00:00AAMI
SYD vs SOU 00:00AS
NEW vs STG 00:00HS
CAN vs PAR 00:00GIO Stadium
NQL vs MAN 00:001300
PEN vs NZW 00:00Sportingbet Stadium
GCT vs BUL 00:00Cbus Super Stadium
WES vs CRO 00:00VAS
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NRL Premiership - 2014 Ladder
Overall standings
Team P W L D +/- Pts
Gold Coast 6 5 1 0 -5 10
Canterbury-Bankstown 6 4 2 0 60 8
Wests Tigers 6 4 2 0 23 8
Manly 6 4 2 0 17 8
Parramatta 6 4 2 0 -11 8
Melbourne 6 4 2 0 -16 8
South Sydney 6 3 3 0 33 6
Brisbane 6 3 3 0 11 6
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