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North Queensland Cowboys vs Cronulla Sharks Predictions & Tips - Sharks to make it four straight wins in the NRL

  • North Queensland Cowboys vs Cronulla Sharks tips for Friday’s NRL game
  • The Round 15 clash is being played at 9am BST at Queensland Country Bank Stadium
  • Cronulla have won their last 6 games against North Queensland
  • I am backing the Sharks to win in Townsville
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Cronulla have won their last 6 games against North Queensland (Getty Images)
Eddy Tora 18 Jun 2021
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North Queensland Cowboys vs Cronulla Sharks Predictions


North Queensland conceded 50 points last week. Despite winning their last five games in Townsville, the Sharks can make it seven wins in a row against the Cowboys.

  • North Queensland Cowboys have conceded 128 points in their last 4 games.
  • Cronulla Sharks have won their last 6 games against North Queensland Cowboys.
  • Cronulla Sharks have won by 10+ points in 5 of their last 6 games against North Queensland Cowboys.
  • Cronulla Sharks have won their last 3 games.
  • Cronulla Sharks have conceded 40 points in their last 3 games.

Head to Head


Cronulla Sharks have a 33-18 advantage against North Queensland Cowboys. 

Cronulla have won the last six encounters including 48-10 in Round 4 this season.

North Queensland Cowboys Form


North Queensland have won two of their last three games. It’s been a tale of home and away form for the Cowboys who have won their last five at home and lost their last three on the road.

Todd Payten’s side recently won two games in a row, defeating Newcastle 36-20 and the Warriors 29-28 in Townsville.

The Cowboys suffered a 50-18 defeat in Manly last week. The led 12-0 in Brookvale but were terrible defensively after that and completed just 61% of their sets.

North Queensland Cowboys Injuries & Team News


Kyle Feldt (back) is back on the wing with Justin O'Neill out of the side. 

Mitch Dunn (suspension) returns to the second-row with Coen Hess starting at prop and Tom Gilbert on the bench.

North Queensland Cowboys Line Up


1. Valentine Holmes
2. Kyle Feldt
3. Javid Bowen
4. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
5. Murray Taulagi
6. Scott Drinkwater
7. Tom Dearden
8. Coen Hess
9. Reece Robson
10. Jordan McLean
11. Shane Wright
12. Mitch Dunn
13. Jason Taumalolo

Interchange

14. Jake Granville
15. Tom Gilbert
16. Lachlan Burr
17. Francis Molo

Reserves

19. Daejarn Asi

Cronulla Sharks Form


Cronulla snapped a run of six straight defeats with three consecutive victories.

The Sharks got back to winning ways with a 13-12 victory against St George Illawarra before a 38-10 win against Gold Coast.

Josh Hannay’s side kept the momentum going with a 19-18 win against Penrith last week. They led 18-0 before letting the Panthers back in the game, Shaun Johnson winning it with a field goal in the 78th minute.

Cronulla Sharks Injuries & Team News


Wade Graham (concussion) is sidelined indefinitely with Siosifa Talakai starting in the back row. Teig Wilton comes onto the bench. 

Sione Katoa (knee) and Braden Hamlin-Uele (ankle) have been named among the reserves but are unlikely to make the trip to Townsville. 

Cronulla Sharks Line Up


1. Will Kennedy
2. Connor Tracey
3. Will Chambers
4. Jesse Ramien
5. Ronaldo Mulitalo
6. Matt Moylan
7. Shaun Johnson
8. Aiden Tolman
9. Blayke Brailey
10. Aaron Woods
11. Briton Nikora
12. Siosifa Talakai
13. Toby Rudolf

Interchange

14. Braydon Trindall
15. Teig Wilton
16. Jack Williams
17. Andrew Fifita

Reserves

18. Billy Magoulias
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Verdict

Cronulla are getting back to their best and can continue their winning run against North Queensland.

Best Bet: Cronulla Sharks Win Winner @120.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units

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