Cowboys veteran Gavin Cooper says budding superstar Michael Morgan is better prepared than ever to fill the void of Johnathan Thurston.
There are only six rounds to go in the Holden Cup and while the Panthers have all but locked up the Minor Premiership, there is still plenty to play for.
Playing without Johnathan Thurston is less of a problem than it ever has been for North Queensland, but here's the thing… they are facing the Melbourne Storm.
With the 2016 finals series fast approaching, Justin Hodges takes a closer look at the players he believes can guide their sides towards premiership glory.
Craig Bellamy and the Melbourne Storm remain unsure about Johnathan Thurston's fitness ahead of Saturday's clash in Townsville.
Johnathan Thurston is out but some big names are back as NRL Fantasy coaches look to snap up the big guns for the crucial final few rounds of the season.
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.