Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor has defended his troops by labelling their 8-0 loss "not as bad as it looks".
A try from Cowboys winger Antonio Winterstein – the only one of the game – in the final three minutes of play has helped the Cowboys beat the Wests Tigers.
Greg Inglis has Queensland teammates concerned ahead of Wednesday night's State of Origin opener after being ordered to under blood tests.
Doubts grow that Greg Inglis will be at full health for the Maroons for Game One of the 2015 Holden State of Origin Series.
NSW ramped up preperations for State of Origin on Saturday, running an opposed session against a team stacked with their own and plenty of NRL experience.
There are still 13 games to go, but Eels forward Anthony Watmough concedes the clock is already ticking on their finals hopes.
An in-form Redcliffe are on the hunt for three straight wins in Round 11 of the Intrust Super Cup.
A marked improvement in defence at club level has Blues forward Trent Merrin primed for a big game in Game One of the 2015 Holden State of Origin series.
Rabbitohs utility Cameron McInnes came off the bench to score the match-winning try in his side's 14-12 win over Parramatta on Friday night.
The Wests Tigers take on the Wyong Roos and Wentworthville Magpies clash with the Newtown Jets in the NSW Cup.