BIG MOMENTS BY THE CLOCK IN THE NRL GRAND FINAL
5th min: Penalty against Cowboys for staying too long in the tackle. Corey Parker converts a 40m penalty goal. 2-0 Brisbane
7th min: Broncos co-captain Sam Thaiday offloads to Anthony Milford on second tackle of ensuing set, links with Jack Reed, who sends Corey Oates away for a 90m try. Parker converts. 8-0 Brisbane
10th min: Cowboys hooker Jake Granville sells dummy after a scrum win and finds Justin O’Neill for a try. Johnathan Thurston converts. 8-6 Brisbane
13th min: Oates makes a trysaving tackle on Kyle Feldt in the north-east corner
25th min: Cowboys big man James Tamou spins over after taking a face-ball close to the line from Granville, giving his side the lead. Thurston converts again. 12-8 North Queensland
34th min: Thurston makes a rare error in his own half. Broncos hole-runner Matt Gillett instantly takes advantage with a damaging run before finding a supporting Jack Reed. Video referee can’t find a strip in the replay. Brisbane regain the lead when Jordan Kahu converts
Halftime: 14-12 Brisbane.
43rd min: Cowboys five-eighth Michael Morgan penalised for slowing down the ruck. Kahu converts a penalty. 16-12 Brisbane
61st min: Cowboys centre Kane Linnett bombs certain try after spilling a Thurston pass
64th min: Cowboys fullback Lachlan Coote denied a try due to double-movement
77th min: Broncos halfback Ben Hunt put on report for lifting tackle on Linnett
80th min: Feldt crosses with one-handed putdown in the south-west corner on the final play of regular time, giving Thurston a chance to win the trophy with a sideline conversion after the bell. After a long build-up, Thurston’s shot hits the upright, sending the game into overtime
81st min: Hunt spills Feldt’s kickoff
82nd min: Thurston nails game-winning field goal
Fulltime (golden point): North Queensland 17-16.