MORGO’S OUR MAN
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.