How to watch North Queensland Cowboys vs Gold Coast Titans live and free
The NRL's return pits North Queensland against Gold Coast in an all Queensland derby. Here's how to watch Cowboys vs Titans live.
Cowboys vs Titans offers both clubs a chance to kick-start their 2020 NRL campaigns. North Queensland Cowboys showed reasonable form in splitting their opening two games of the new season.
The Titans suffered consecutive heavy defeats and it appears likely to be another long year as the Gold Coast outfit adjusts to life under new coach Justin Holbrook.
When is Cowboys vs Titans?
Kick-off is at 6pm AEST on Friday 29 May at Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville.
How to watch Cowboys vs Titans live
This match, along with all three games on Super Saturday and Sunday's showdown between Manly and the Bulldogs, is live and exclusive to Fox League. That means Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are your only viewing options. You can also see a full guide for the NRL season here.
Stream Cowboys vs Titans live on Kayo Sports
We get it, you've missed sport like crazy during the forced shutdown. Well if you want to ensure you don't miss any more football for the rest of the 2020 NRL season, you need Kayo Sports. Only 8 of the Cowboys' 20 games are on free-to-air TV and for the Titans, it's a solitary game.
So to see them and the rest of the league live you need a subscription service. You can see a separate free-to-air breakdown of the 2020 broadcast schedule here.
As well as live coverage of every single NRL regular season game in HD, Kayo broadcasts more than 50 sports once the rest of the competitions around the world get back up and running. New customers get a 14-day free trial to give it all a test run.
After that, Kayo costs either $25/month to watch on 2 screens at the same time or $35/month to enjoy 3 simultaneous streams. You can check it all out in our Kayo Sports review.
Unlike the other broadcasters, Kayo has a wide range of special features to add to your viewing experience. SplitView lets you watch four sports at once on the same screen. Interactive Stats, No Spoilers, Key Moments and choose your own camera are just some of the options. This season Kayo is also introducing KayoCam for select games, including Cowboys vs Titans. This is an additional, exclusive camera angle from the stands that will add to the viewing experience.
The system is compatible with Macs and PCs, plus iOS and Android devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, Sony Bravia TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later).
Cowboys: 1. Valentine Holmes 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Justin O'Neill 4. Esan Marsters 5. Ben Hampton 6. Scott Drinkwater 7. Jake Clifford 8. Josh Mcguire 9. Jake Granville 10. Jordan McLean 11. Mitchell Dunn 12. Coen Hess 13. Jason Taumalolo 14. Reece Robson 15. John Asiata 16. Shane Wright 17. Francis Molo 18. Corey Jensen 19. Tom Gilbert 20. Tom Opacic 21. Reuben Cotter.
Titans: 1. Tyrone Roberts 2. Anthony Don 3. Dale Copley 4. Tyrone Peachey 5. Phillip Sami 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Nathan Peats 10. Sam Lisone 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Keegan Hipgrave 13. Jai Arrow 14. Erin Clark 15. Jai Whitbread 16. Jarrod Wallace 17. Shannon Boyd 18. Bryce Cartwright 19. Mitch Rein 20. Brian Kelly 21. Jonus Pearson.
Who will win North Queensland Cowboys vs Gold Coast Titans?
This would seem a pretty lopsided match-up on paper. It will be the second game at the Cowboys' sparkling new stadium and they will be hoping to put on a show in front of their home fans. The Cowboys narrowly lost to Brisbane in round one then overcame the Bulldogs in Sydney before the competition was halted.
They appear to have a competitive team and will be eyeing September action. For the Titans, it looks like a long climb back to respectability following last year's wooden-spoon campaign. Justin Holbrook will be given time and he will need it. It's hard to see anything but a comfortable North Queensland win here.
Image source: Kayo Sports website
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