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been a valu­able “Mr Fix It” for both the Cow­boys and Ma­roons, and for­mer Queens­land cen­tre ( pic­tured) had no doubt

was the man to plug a hole at cen­tre in last Wed­nes­day’s Ori­gin III win at Sun­corp Sta­dium. Coyne joined the side af­ter the match in a ju­bi­lant Queens­land dress­ing room and said he al­ways thought the move to play Mor­gan at left cen­tre and blood debu­tant

at five eighth was the right call. “I never had any doubt about his at­tack be­cause he plays on the edge ( at the Cow­boys) ba­si­cally any­way,” Coyne said. “I was a bit wor­ried about him de­fen­sively but he was out­stand­ing, him and Val ( worked re­ally well to­gether, wedged in well and shut them down. “No doubt they ( Blues) were go­ing to go down there be­cause ( right cen­tre)

is a pretty solid de­fender. “We had a Mel­bourne spine and you’ve got the Cow­boys con­nec­tion as well, it makes a big dif­fer­ence in Ori­gin when you don’t have much time to get com­bi­na­tions right.” Mor­gan kick­started a dom­i­nant 12- 0 first half by Queens­land by of­fload­ing in­side to winger Holmes for the first try of the 22- 6 win. He will re­turn to half­back for the Cow­boys as he con­tin­ues to ad­just to life with­out Johnathan Thurston.

Cow­boys will wear spe­cial jer­seys tonight to help cel­e­brate this week’s Women in League round, which recog­nises the huge fe­male con­tri­bu­tion to­ward the game at all lev­els. An un­der12 mini mods game will be played be­tween and

Cow­boys fans can also pur­chase a Women in League mem­ber­ship for $ 45, which in­cludes two gen­eral ad­mis­sion tick­ets to tonight’s War­riors clash, plus ex­clu­sive ben­e­fits.

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