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Moggy

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Brings back 7 tackle memories :(
And the hand of Foran, and the Lui knock-on.
I think this is worse in the context of the game, the raiders never recovered from that & rosters score on ensuring play. Like BDR says, couple of sets later & no real direct impact and no controversy.
I haven't seen the replay, but annersly says it never touched the rosters, I could've sworn it did, but then again I was on the piss after working all weekend

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Greenberg/Annersely etc have to go...refereeing hasn’t improved under Annersely, the game doesn’t know what it wants to look like under Todd’s leadership.
Next ppl in charge might do better.
 

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Morgo's average season really cost him big time with his Australian jumper. Must be struggling if Ben Hunt is selected ahead of you. Who knows if he'll ever play at that level again. Hopefully he can use it as motivation and respond in a big way next season.
 

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Morgo's average season really cost him big time with his Australian jumper. Must be struggling if Ben Hunt is selected ahead of you. Who knows if he'll ever play at that level again. Hopefully he can use it as motivation and respond in a big way next season.
Morgo just didn’t deliver this year. Earned a lot of money though.
 

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I still don't think it was through lack of trying. He was really trying to give it his best, but I think that groin injury won't go away for him.
i also think his bicep injury from last year was still troubling him as well. His personal stats were actually quite good up until origin, he took a decent head knock in game 3 (and a week or so before against the dragons) plus instability in the halves around him (TMM, Asiata, Clifford) plus whatever combo he had going in pre season with Barba was thrown out the window, you then throw in general instability at fullback (which is considered this bullshit ‘spine’ term that i detest) where you expect some playmaking input and you can understand why he had a quiet year.

Shit service from DH doesn’t help either but we’ve gone over that a few times this year......
 

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2019 season review: Kyle Feldt
The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys suffered a huge blow on the eve of the season when Kyle Feldt suffered a groin injury at training.

He would miss the opening two months of the season before making his 2019 debut in the Magic Round clash with South Sydney.

Feldt immediately added an attacking spark to the Cowboys backline, crossing for five tries in his first five games.

Despite missing eight games, he finished as the Cowboys leading try scorer for a fourth consecutive season.

Feldt finished the season in outstanding fashion, scoring four tries in the Cowboys’ final three games, including a crucial double in the Round 23 victory over Penrith.

The 27-year-old was rewarded for his strong season with a spot in the Prime Minister’s XIII for the clash with Fiji on Friday, October 11.

2019 stats
Games: 16
Tries: 11
Line breaks: 12
Average tackle breaks: 3
Average run metres: 139

https://www.cowboys.com.au/news/2019/10/07/2019-season-review-kyle-feldt/
 

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2019 season review: Gideon Gela-Mosby
Just as Gideon Gela-Mosby appeared to be establishing himself as a regular in Paul Green’s side, the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys winger suffered a broken collar bone.

Gela-Mosby began the year in the Queensland Cup with the Northern Pride and would have to wait until Round 11 for his first taste of NRL in 2019.

He had some promising touches in his season debut against Canberra, but the following week suffered the injury attempting to score an acrobatic try in a victory over the Titans.

Gela-Mosby returned to action with the Pride in Round 18 and managed one more NRL appearance in Round 21 against Brisbane.

The 22-year-old departed the Cowboys at the end of the 2019 season.

2019 stats (QLD Cup)
Games: 10
Tries: 5
Try assists: 3
Average tackle breaks: 2
Average running metres: 105

https://www.cowboys.com.au/news/2019/10/08/2019-season-review-gideon-gela-mosby/
 

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He lives in the past, f'king move on.
The ‘other mob’ comment ‘controversy’ was the biggest beat up of all time. Jesus some North Queenslanders looked dopey during that thing. Vautin wasn’t even trying to be disparaging.
 

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2019 season review: Gideon Gela-Mosby
Just as Gideon Gela-Mosby appeared to be establishing himself as a regular in Paul Green’s side, the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys winger suffered a broken collar bone.

Gela-Mosby began the year in the Queensland Cup with the Northern Pride and would have to wait until Round 11 for his first taste of NRL in 2019.

He had some promising touches in his season debut against Canberra, but the following week suffered the injury attempting to score an acrobatic try in a victory over the Titans.

Gela-Mosby returned to action with the Pride in Round 18 and managed one more NRL appearance in Round 21 against Brisbane.

The 22-year-old departed the Cowboys at the end of the 2019 season.

2019 stats (QLD Cup)
Games: 10
Tries: 5
Try assists: 3
Average tackle breaks: 2
Average running metres: 105

https://www.cowboys.com.au/news/2019/10/08/2019-season-review-gideon-gela-mosby/
Not bad stats
 

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2019 season review: Tom Gilbert
Tom Gilbert entered the 2019 season hoping to play a handful of Queensland Cup games, he finished it as the competition’s Rookie and Lock of the Year.

The 19-year-old debuted for the Townsville Blackhawks in Round 1 and held a mortgage on the No.13 jersey for the remainder of the season.

Gilbert quickly emerged as one of the competition’s best forwards and was rewarded with a spot in the Queensland Residents side mid-season.

He also started at lock for the Queensland Under 20s side in their clash with NSW prior to Game Three of the State of Origin series at ANZ Stadium.

Gilbert was on the cusp of an NRL debut a number of times late in the season with Cowboys head coach Paul Green regularly including him in his 21-man squad and he served as 18th man on two occasions.

After spending 2019 on a development contract, Gilbert will graduate to the Cowboys’ top 30 in 2020.

2019 stats (QLD Cup)
Games: 24
Tries: 5
Average tackle breaks: 2
Average run metres: 139
Average post-contact metres: 49
Average tackles: 29

https://www.cowboys.com.au/news/2019/10/09/2019-season-review-tom-gilbert/
 

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2019 season review: Jake Granville

Jake Granville’s durability has been an invaluable asset during his tenure at the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys and his 2019 campaign only enhanced his reputation as one of the game’s toughest players.

The Cowboys dummy-half was one of just four Cowboys to appear in every game this season, which marked the fifth time in as many years he has played at least 24 games.

Granville again shouldered a huge workload, playing at least 65 minutes on 14 different occasions.

The 30-year-old finished as the Cowboys leading tackler and 13th in the NRL with 897 at an average of 37 a game.

His best performance came in a crucial Round 8 victory over the Titans when he registered a try, a try assist and 32 tackles in just 49 minutes.

2019 stats
Games: 24
Tries: 1
Try assists: 6
Average running metres: 39
Average tackles: 37

https://www.cowboys.com.au/news/2019/10/10/2019-season-review-jake-granville/
 

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Asiata and Taumalolo named in the Tonga squad for the Great Britain and Australia Tests.

 
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