Cowboys beat Eels to advance to National Rugby League semis

Sports Sep 16, 2017

SYDNEY, Australia — The North Queensland Cowboys are into the National Rugby League semifinals after overcoming a 10-6 halftime deficit to beat the Parramatta Eels 24-16 in a second-round playoff match Saturday.

The Cowboys, who scored three consecutive tries in the second half, will play the Sydney Roosters next Saturday at Sydney Football Stadium, with a berth in the grand final at stake.

On Friday, the Brisbane Broncos also advanced to the semifinals with a 13-6 win over Penrith. They'll play minor premiers Melbourne next Friday for a place in the championship match at Sydney's Olympic Stadium on Oct. 1.

By The Associated Press

Cowboys beat Eels to advance to National Rugby League semis

Sports Sep 16, 2017

SYDNEY, Australia — The North Queensland Cowboys are into the National Rugby League semifinals after overcoming a 10-6 halftime deficit to beat the Parramatta Eels 24-16 in a second-round playoff match Saturday.

The Cowboys, who scored three consecutive tries in the second half, will play the Sydney Roosters next Saturday at Sydney Football Stadium, with a berth in the grand final at stake.

On Friday, the Brisbane Broncos also advanced to the semifinals with a 13-6 win over Penrith. They'll play minor premiers Melbourne next Friday for a place in the championship match at Sydney's Olympic Stadium on Oct. 1.

By The Associated Press

Cowboys beat Eels to advance to National Rugby League semis

Sports Sep 16, 2017

SYDNEY, Australia — The North Queensland Cowboys are into the National Rugby League semifinals after overcoming a 10-6 halftime deficit to beat the Parramatta Eels 24-16 in a second-round playoff match Saturday.

The Cowboys, who scored three consecutive tries in the second half, will play the Sydney Roosters next Saturday at Sydney Football Stadium, with a berth in the grand final at stake.

On Friday, the Brisbane Broncos also advanced to the semifinals with a 13-6 win over Penrith. They'll play minor premiers Melbourne next Friday for a place in the championship match at Sydney's Olympic Stadium on Oct. 1.

By The Associated Press