Cowboys vs Wests Tigers – Round 6, 2017

2017-04-08T09:30:00Z - 1300SMILES Stadium
2017-04-08T09:30:00Z - 1300SMILES Stadium

Preview

The Cowboys have somewhat flown under the radar in 2017 however they sit with a 4-1 record and inside the top four.

They were impressive last week in sub-par conditions against the Rabbitohs while Lachlan Coote was brilliant in his return from injury. Hooker Jake Granville will miss up to six weeks with a leg injury which means Ben Hampton gets the starting nod as Kalyn Ponga returns to the bench.

The Tigers will run out for the first time under new coach Ivan Cleary with the ink still drying on Luke Brooks’ freshly penned new deal. Their 28-6 loss to the Dragons last week was average, to say the least, but the only way is up, right?

Johnathan Thurston hasn’t set the league world alight by any means so far in 2017 but he hasn’t needed to. It’s been a team effort from the Cowboys as they’ve cruised through the season so far. They do have the second-worst defence of any top eight sides, a stat they’ll want to improve on as we go deeper into the season.

The Tigers will be up for it but under a new coach, things will take time.

Cowboys by 10

Team Lists

Team Stats


Cowboys

Wests Tigers

All Runs

All Run Metres

Line Breaks

Offloads

Kick Metres

40/20

Tackles

Missed Tackles

Penalties Conceded

Errors


Player Stats


Top Point Scorer

  
  
  
  

Top Goal Kicker

  
  
  
  

Top Try Scorer

  
  
  
  

Top Try Assists

  
  
  
  

Top Runs

  
  
  
  

Top Run Metres

  
  
  
  

Top Linebreaks

  
  
  
  

Top Offloads

  
  
  
  

Top Tackles

  
  
  
  

Top Missed Tackles

  
  
  
  

Top Tackle Breaks

  
  
  
  

Top Linebreak Assists

  
  
  
  

Top Kick Metres

  
  
  
  

Top Penalties

  
  
  
  

Top Errors

  
  
  
  

Summary