The Broncos and Cowboys added another thrilling chapter to their rivalry, the Panthers lost another game inside the final three minutes and much more.
With Corey Parker away on Origin duty, prop Adam Blair will lead Brisbane in Round 12 in a move that has been very popular with his teammates.
Wayne Bennett has quashed concerns over the health of Origin-bound winger Corey Oates after a head knock kept him out of the second half against the Cowboys.
A one-point game yet again, Matt Gillett stands tall for Broncos and Queensland, Kyle Feldt's horror night and a big month ahead for both teams' back-ups.
Down 18-6 in the second half, tries to Lachlan Coote and Justin O'Neill and a Johnathan Thurston field goal secured a one-point Cowboys win on Friday night.
The Cowboys and Broncos have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 11 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at 1300SMILES Stadium on Friday night.
The North Queensland Cowboys and Brisbane Broncos go head-to-head in Round 11 of the NRL Telstra Premiership. Check out the key stats ahead of the game.
Team changes and injury news heading into Round 11 of the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership.
Broncos coach Wayne Bennett isn't so sure his side will be able to maintain their form as a busy Origin period threatens to derail their season.
The Cowboys and Broncos are preparing for arguably the biggest regular season game of the season to date, in a rivalry which has gone to the next level.