Cowboys fail to resolve teamwork issues: Tate allegedly shot by players

By Destiny Givens Following a string of five losses, a clinical coaching performance by Paul Green initially halted the Cowboys’ slump with a rousing and mistake-strewn win against the drug-addled Titans. It has been reported that Green had sequestered the entire Cowboys playing group in the CowHouse for some intense work-shopping following the loss toContinue reading “Cowboys fail to resolve teamwork issues: Tate allegedly shot by players”

A conversation with Bluey PupPup

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Sir Bluey PupPup (above left) is a dog that wears many collars. He is best known as the North Queensland Cowboys mascot, but his responsibilities extend far beyond faffing around the sideline. He is a critical part of the finely-tuned machine that has dominated the Queensland RugbyContinue reading “A conversation with Bluey PupPup”

Is there room at the Cowhouse for Carney?

By Destiny Givens NRL bad boy, Todd Carney, seems likely to sign a new contract with the Cowboys, after four years in Rugby League wilderness. The highly skilled ball distributor and keen geocacher could provide useful cover in the halves for an ageing Thurston and an inexperienced Te Maire Martin. Coach Paul Green has indicatedContinue reading “Is there room at the Cowhouse for Carney?”

Tate scotches rumours over shooting

By Destiny Givens STORY SPONSORED BY BetTOLGA Brent Tate has reacted to rumours that he was shot by Ben Hampton using an AR-15 during a game of Fox and Hounds at a Cowboys training session last week. During a press conference in the Rose Garden of the CowHouse, Tate (above) was clearly clearly amused byContinue reading “Tate scotches rumours over shooting”

Hess tipped to wear maroon

By Destiny Givens Speculation is mounting among the best brains in Rugby League punditry as to what is going to happen to the beleaguered Maroon pack. The engine-room of the Queensland team was out-muscled in the opening match of this year’s Origin series, and coach Kev Walters will want to redress the imbalance.  In theContinue reading “Hess tipped to wear maroon”

Cowboys rocked by Scandal

By Destiny Givens Emotions have been running high at Cowboys House following a limp performance against the deplorable Eels last weekend. At full-time, Coach Green circled the wagons around the team and refused to allow support staff and media representatives to attend the traditional post-match victory sausage sizzle and dance-rave at the CowHouse. As theContinue reading “Cowboys rocked by Scandal”

Greeny hoses down egging controversy

By Destiny Givens North Queensland Cowboys coach, Paul Green, (above) has responded to allegations that there is an endemic egging problem with the team, and it is affecting performance. This follows reports that team-members Jake Granville and Kalyn Ponga were questioned by police at the Gold Coast overnight over some alleged ‘googee-chucking’. “There was nothingContinue reading “Greeny hoses down egging controversy”

Crisis Talks at the CowHouse

By Destiny Givens Crisis talks were held today at Cowboys House to discuss the deplorable performance against the LottoLand Sea Eagles last night. The session was organised and chaired by club legend Brent Tate. Having been on agistment last week at The Smiles while the Cowboys trained around him, Tate detected some misalignment in theContinue reading “Crisis Talks at the CowHouse”

Cowboys scratching around for bond money

By Kimberley Schloss A joint press conference was held at 1300SMILES Stadium today to formally open ‘Cowboys House’, a four hundred million dollar residential, gaming and dog-racing development. The Cowboys, NRL, North Queensland Government, and Australian Government have jointly funded the ambitious project. Constructed in the shape of a prostate spheroid, the 122 room complexContinue reading “Cowboys scratching around for bond money”