How to watch Wests Tigers vs North Queensland Cowboys NRL live and match preview
The Cowboys look to continue their resurgent form against the Tigers in the finale to the Magic Round.
This week sees the Magic Round of the NRL with all games being played at Suncorp Stadium, as Wests Tigers vs North Queensland Cowboys brings a close to the event.
The Cowboys are riding high, having a string of 4 victories on the trot after a narrow 1 point loss in round 5. They're currently third on the ladder.
The Tigers were spirited in a tryfest against Manly last week, but their performance wasn't enough to win, leading to their second straight defeat.
When is Tigers vs Cowboys?
The Tigers vs Cowboys gets underway at 6:25pm on Sunday 15 May.
How to watch Tigers vs Cowboys live online
Although some of the Magic Round is featured on free-to-air, Tigers vs Cowboys is only available via subscription. That means to catch all the action you'll need to get Kayo Sports, Foxtel or Foxtel Now. You can look at our Kayo vs Foxtel guide to see which service is better for you.
In fact, whether you're a Tigers or Cowboys fan, for both teams their next 3 games after this round are also only available via subscription. That means obtaining a subscription now will prove helpful in the coming weeks. For more info, we have a full guide on how to stream the 2022 NRL season.
Stream Tigers vs Cowboys on Kayo
Aside from Cowboys vs Tigers, you can stream every match of the regular NRL season round live and on demand on Kayo Sports. New customers can use this 14-day free trial and test it all out.
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If you're wondering why there's now 3 packages for Kayo, that's due to the new price increase this week. Kayo also has a substantial content catalogue, showing more than 50 sports which you can explore after Tigers vs Cowboys.
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Tigers vs Cowboys match preview
After 2 last-minute wins against the fancied Eels and Rabbitohs in recent weeks, the Tigers looked to be turning their season around. However they came up short against the Dragons and Manly, despite some strong attacking plays against the latter.
The Cowboys keep improving this season and in recent weeks have knocked over the Raiders, Titans, Eels and Knights. Admittedly they're not all powerhouse teams, but the Cowboys are finding form to now sit fourth in attack.
We expect the Cowboys to continue their strong form of late and chalk up their fifth win in a row.
Tigers vs Cowboys team lists
Tigers: 1. Starford To'a, 2. Asu Kepaoa, 3. Oliver Gildart, 4. Luke Garner, 5. Ken Maumalo, 6. Luke Brooks, 7. Jackson Hastings, 8. James Tamou, 9. Jake Simpkin, 10. Zane Musgrove, 11. Kelma Tuilagi, 12. Luciano Leilua, 13. Joe Ofahengaue, 14 Tyrone Peachey, 15. Alex Twal, 16. Alex Seyfarth, 17. Stefano Utoikamanu, 18. Jacob Liddle, 19. Jock Madden, 20. Thomas Mikaele, 21. Fa'amanu Brown, 22. Junior Pauga, 23. Junior Tupou, 24. Tukimihia Simpkins
Cowboys: 1. Scott Drinkwater, 2. Kyle Feldt, 3. Valentine Holmes, 4. Peta Hiku, 5. Murray Taulagi, 6. Tom Dearden, 7. Chad Townsend, 8. Jordan McLean, 9. Reece Robson, 10. Reuben Cotter, 11. Tom Gilbert, 12. Jeremiah Nanai, 13. Jason Taumalolo, 14. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow, 15. Heilum Luki, 16. Coen Hess, 17. Griffin Neame, 18. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown, 19. Jake Granville, 20. Connelly Lemuelu, 21. Ben Condon, 22. Emry Pere, 23. Ben Hampton, 24. Brendan Elliot
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