Matt Bowen
New deal

The North Queensland Cowboys are confident they have got their man Matthew Bowen, with the club set to announce a two-year contract extension.

Under his existing deal, Bowen was the second-highest paid Cowboy behind Thurston, but as he approaches the end of his NRL career the brilliant fullback had to find some middle ground to ensure his retention.

Cowboys coach Neil Henry said, given his form, retaining Bowen was a no-brainer.

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