After a disrupted off-season including the sacking of star recruit Ben Barba, the Townsville floods and the retirement of immortal-in-waiting Johnathan Thurston, the Cowboys could have been forgiven for producing a lacklustre round-one performance. Instead, fans were given a taste of the future with a powerful win over the Dragons led by a rampant Jason Taumalolo. Their opposition in the Broncos went down to the Storm last week and now missing Matt Lodge and Payne Haas to suspension, Brisbane’s middle rotation may struggle to compete with the Cowboys’ big-men.
.It’s hard to see the Broncos stopping Taumalolo and the Broncos halves situation is still a concern in attack. The Bet Hunter is taking the Cowboys with the start stay tuned for the rest of the weekends tips.