While Ray Thompson has been named to face the Storm, Cowboys coach Paul Green says Johnathan Thurston will return sooner than rather later.
The Broncos' slide continues, the Raiders enter the top four and the Tigers' faith in the future is paying off on the field.
Cowboys coach Paul Green insists Johnathan Thurston's hamstring injury suffered on Thursday night isn't too much of a problem.
It was billed as a Thursday night blockbuster that had top-four implications, yet only one side showed up.
Johnathan Thurston gave his home fans a 45-minute clinic before succumbing to a hamstring injury on Thursday night, with the result already beyond doubt.
The North Queensland Cowboys have strolled to a 36-0 win over the Bulldogs after a dominant first-half performance led by Johnathan Thurston.
The North Queensland Cowboys and Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have finalised their teams for Thursday night's Round 20 clash at 1300Smiles Stadium.
Johnathan Thurston says the 2017 Rugby League World Cup is at the core of his long-term plan as he begins to draw the curtains on a prosperous playing career.
North Queensland's Gavin Cooper and Canterbury's Josh Jackson go head-to-head in Round 20 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
Two monstrous forward packs go head-to-head in what looms as a crucial battle in the race for the top four.