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03 Aug 2022
Conrad Castleton 03 Aug 2022
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  • Canterbury Bulldogs vs North Queensland Cowboys predictions for Sunday’s NRL game
  • The Round 21 clash is being played at Salter Oval in Bundaberg (05:00 BST)
  • North Queensland have won 12 of their last 14 games
  • Can Jeremiah Nanai keep scoring tries?
  • Preview, tips, stats & team lists
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Nth Queensland have won 12 of their last 14 games (Getty)

Canterbury Bulldogs vs North Queensland Cowboys Predictions


Canterbury have seen an upturn in form but their last two wins have come against the worst teams in the NRL. The Cowboys should be too strong in Bundaberg with Jeremiah Nanai backed in the try scoring markets.
  • Canterbury Bulldogs vs North Queensland Cowboys Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Canterbury Bulldogs Form
  • Canterbury Bulldogs Injuries & Team News
  • Canterbury Bulldogs Team List
  • North Queensland Cowboys Form
  • North Queensland Cowboys Injuries & Team News
  • North Queensland Cowboys Team List
  • Canterbury Bulldogs vs North Queensland Cowboys Live Stream FAQ

  • Canterbury have lost 13 of their 19 games this season.
  • North Queensland have won 8 of their last 11 games against Canterbury.
  • North Queensland have won 12 of their last 14 games.
  • North Queensland’s Jeremiah Nanai has scored 16 tries in his last 15 games.

Head to Head


Canterbury have a 24-18 advantage against North Queensland.

The Cowboys have won eight of the last 11 encounters.

Canterbury Bulldogs Form


Canterbury lost 11 of their opening 13 games this season. They have hit some form with four wins in their last six games. 

Mick Potter’s side won 34-4 against Parramatta and 36-12 against Wests Tigers. They couldn’t keep it going, losing 18-6 against Cronulla and 36-28 against South Sydney after blowing a 28-22 lead with 10 minutes remaining. 

The Bulldogs have won two straight games against two of the worst teams in the NRL, 36-26 against Gold Coast and 24-10 in Newcastle.

Canterbury Bulldogs Injuries & Team News


Mick Potter has stuck solid with the same team that beat the Knights.

Raymond Faitala-Mariner (ribs) is in the reserves and could be a late inclusion. Jeral Skelton has been named in the extended squad after some strong performances in reserve grade.

Corey Allan (groin) and Ava Seumanufagai (calf) are expected back next week. Corey Waddell (suspension) is out until Round 25.

Jack Hetherington (shoulder), Billy Tsikrikas (knee) and Luke Thompson (concussion) are gone for the season.

Canterbury Bulldogs Team List


1. Jake Averillo
2. Jacob Kiraz 
3. Aaron Schoupp 
4. Braidon Burns
5. Josh Addo-Carr
6. Matt Burton
7. Kyle Flanagan
8. Max King 
9. Jeremy Marshall-King
10. Paul Vaughan 
11. Josh Jackson 
12. Jackson Topine 
13. Tevita Pangai Junior

Interchange

14. Zach Dockar-Clay
15. Joe Stimson 
16. Harrison Edwards 
17. Chris Patolo 

Reserves

19. Declan Casey 
20. Kurtis Morrin 
21. Bailey Biondi-Odo
22. Jeral Skelton 
23. Raymond Faitala-Mariner

North Queensland Cowboys Form


North Queensland are having a great season, sitting second on the ladder after winning 12 of their last 14 games.

Todd Payten’s side won four straight before a 26-12 loss to Cronulla when they were missing some key players due to State of Origin.

The Cowboys have won their last two games, a controversial 27-26 win against Wests Tigers and 34-8 against St George Illawarra last week, Scott Drinkwater and Jeremiah Nanai crossing for two tries each.

North Queensland Cowboys Injuries & Team News


Kyle Feldt (hamstring) misses out with Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow starting on the wing and Jake Granville onto the bench.

Jordan McLean (hamstring) is out for another week.

Mitchell Dunn (ACL) and Heilum Luki (knee) are gone for the season.

North Queensland Cowboys Team List


1. Scott Drinkwater
2. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
3. Valentine Holmes
4. Peta Hiku
5. Murray Taulagi
6. Tom Dearden
7. Chad Townsend
8. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown
9. Reece Robson
10. Coen Hess 
11. Tom Gilbert 
12. Jeremiah Nanai
13. Jason Taumalolo

Interchange

14. Jake Granville
15. Reuben Cotter
16. Luciano Leilua
17. Griffin Neame  

Reserves

18. Connelly Lemuelu
19. Brendan Elliot 
20. Riley Price 
21. Tom Chester 
22. Ben Hampton

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Verdict

Canterbury face a step up in class here with no home advantage in Bundaberg. I am backing the Cowboys to cover the -9.5 handicap with North Queensland’s Jeremiah Nanai has scored 16 tries in his last 15 games.

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