On The Ranch - NQ Cowboys
By On The Ranch - NQ Cowboys
In depth reviews and previews of the North Queensland Cowboys games, news, tips and some clueless banter. The passion cannot be denied.
On The Ranch - NQ CowboysMar 16, 2021
We had no runsheet for this one, so we made it up as we went along.
The first 17-18 minutes are our season predictions from March and well we could have done worse!
Enjoy the (probably) last show of the year!
Only The Beginning
And we’re so proud
Ray Thompson 2.0
Its game week, Townsvilles first home prelim, and it’s gonna be huge!
And welcome back to the pod, the dreadlockless Ray Thompson
The boys smashed out a 93 minute marathon like it was a jaunt up castle hill
We’re through to a home prelim!
And Todd Payten joins us for a chat!
We smashed the Panthers under 18s seconds stringers
And for the 1st time in 5 years, we’re in the finals!
We can’t remember much for this week, so we’re just going to assume we won yeah? Yeah?
Woeful warriors whacked
The boiler is on for some bunny
And we put our nuts out for Tommy
The chooks cooked the books
The Warriors are back on the mainland
And Vale Paul Green
The bruised bulldogs were beaten in bundaberg beautifully
We’re off to sydney to royally rip on the roosters
And we’ve turfed the Frog for Brother Kyle.
Cat n Dogs
The boys are back!
It's the bulldogs in bundaberg
And pistol is an old man
Walk The Dog
Hey! 2 points is 2 points!
We sharpen ours swords for an assault on the Dragons
Uh, slight blip in the Cowboys climb, but still on the same rung.
And we go up against the bye
It’s been bye week for the Cowboys where we all catch up with the family.
We look ahead to the origin decider and the game against the Sharks.
And we’ve got a special guest!
We are undisputed derby champions!
It’s all quiet in Cowboys country for bye week.
We celebrate even more players making Origin.
And superfan Josh Elmer joins the panel.
Origin, what origin??
It’s Derby week
And we’re joined by wordsmith extraordinaire, Kate Cornish
The Eagles have been wrangled
We look forward to Origin 2 starting Muzz
The Broncos are next on the Radar
The Dragons were slain
Sea Eagles are the next tranche
Frog’s gone AWOL
Welcome to On The Ranch
Titans last week, Dragons this week, it’s like a medieval movie marathon
And we prep to endure a State of Origin with no Rabs
We look at one of the leagues best defensive efforts this year
It’s the other other XXXX derby…again.
And Origin is ramping up.
The Storm were downgraded to a low pressure system
The eyes are up wary of the Panthers
And Cowboys incumbent #9, Reece Robson, is in the paddock.
The tigers get a lesson
The boys prep for a storm
Pistol has the bale batman voice
And superfan and patreon subscriber Cummo, joins us for the pod
The Knights were ultimately repelled after a nervous start
It’s Magic Round!
It’s Episode 100!
It’s Pistol’s birthday, but where’s boo? (probably in court…)
And Scotty Drinkwater joins us at the desk
We dined on Eel soup
It’s time to prep the fortress for the incoming Knight assault
One of us is rich
And Jamayne Taunoa-Brown aka Yung Maynie, joins us at the desk.
The titans are taken care of
The eels are about to feel the heat
And …. We’re rich!!!!
Rip The Knob Off
The faders live up to their names
It’s the other derby week
And we’ve isolated Pistol!
The boys heads are down after a single point heartbreak
Our heads are up as we look forward to the viking incursion
The phantom tipper is in the house, it’s the ranch ambassador, George Gatis!
Toddy infers some things
We infer some things
Rob’s got the sniffles
The team has put enough points on the Broncos to seal the Derby until 2026
We prepare the barn for the chooks
And Hendo is in the house
The cowbell is mightier than the horn
It’s the first derby week of the year
And new dad Kyle Feldt is in the house
Have you ever seen rain?
Wet n Wild dumps on Queensland Country Bank stadium
We’ve stolen the Tiger’s 9th spot and we’ll take it
And we need more cowbell
It’s game week! Oh boy oh boy oh boy!
Frog struggles with technology and team picking
And it’s bloody hot!
It's season 2022, it's episode 90, it's all happening. The boys have been back in the studio for our biggest year yet. Get along for the ride, it's Cowboys year (maybe).
It’s been awards week
We got some Furphys!
And Juzzy ONeill is in the poddock
Pete’s thrown the toys out
We’re on the NQ titans
And it’s question time 2.0
Jungle Ball proves the winner
The cashed up Roosters lead the revolt against the bunker
And what’s all this stuff falling from the sky!?
Like Being In Tasmania
The dogs are looking good tonight, and I don’t mean the footy team
The debutant streak continues
And we countdown to the finals, which we won’t be a part of.
Everyone’s back in the poddock
The mathematics are still being worked out for top eight
And Hendo’s on the extended squad for giving us bum multi legs
The Taumalolo experiment is a fizzer<br />
The finals become as likely as Pistol’s Multis<br />
And the poddock’s playing musical chairs<br />
Mad Monday ideas searches see a sharp increase<br />
The Cowboys buy shares in Townsville University Hospital<br />
And Lucky books a bunch of mystery flights because who knows where we play this week!<br />
The One With All The Intros
We’re breathing the clean air of the Poddock’s freshly cleaned aircons
Pistol’s been on the tools, for one whole day
And we’re donning the green and gold in prep for 2032
Get The Dogs
The world moves for the NRL
Footytips apologises by giving out participation trophies
And we batten down the hatches for the incoming storm
We thought it was wabbit season, turns out it was duck season,
It’s Origin time again
And the QRL announces a large expansion.
Monsters Under the Bed
We’re back in the poddock,
The Hammer becomes the latest Cowboys Origin Star,
and we search for some beds to hide under
Live Lockdown Edition
We’re doing a special lockdown edition, LIVE!
Origin’s done. No, I'm not crying, you're crying.
And we look forward to taking on the Cowboys rejects, the Knights
We’ve copped another apology from the NRL bigwigs
More Cowboys make history, for State of Origin 2
And Ben Hampton is in the podcave!
Forget last week ever happened.
Don't know what you're talking about.
Eyes forward to the Sharks.
It’s mate against mate
State against state
And tonight, it’s podcaster against podcaster against podcaster in a 3 way (battle)
The warriors were weakened in a one point war
We go into the bye in a solid 7th
And it State Of Origin time, North Queensland style!
The knights have been decapitated
We warm up our war dance
And Tom Gilbert joins us for a chat!
Another classic derby win for the boys
It’s Magic Round
And we’re all sporting go go gadget arms in honour of that try
Well Oiled Machine
We’re licking our warrior wounds
The original derby is back on!
and may the 4th be with you!
3 in a row baby!
The Frog's on holiday
We've moved studio
We’re on a winning streak
Morgs is going to the raiders game to nudie streak
And the studio is bright orange!
Foam Padded Hats
We’ve got the eye of the tiger
We’re eyeing off the puppies for a new coat
And have the Cowboys turned it around?
Good Not Great
We’re nursing a chocolate headache
Toddy Payten is nursing a gameplay headache
And the wreaking ball and brother kyle are back for vengeance
We let the little brother give us a drubbing to boost their confidence,
We went and bought a bigger boat to go shark hunting,
And we celebrate the older brother moving out of home….
There was plenty of dropped ball last week, but not by Hunt
We pull out the trundle bed for baby brother Titans
And...We’ve. Got. Merch.
Swinging From Light Towers
We’re playing less minutes this week to save ourselves from gassing in 6 years time
We look forward to a home game!
And...we’re newspaper famous!
Time to ignore the better half for the next 30 weeks
We drop our predictions for season 2021
And we deep dive into the royal interview! (No we don't)
Welcome to Season 2021
We've toppled the Broncos already!
And Kyle Feldt drops by.
It's our final show of the year.
It’s a classic origin decider at Suncorp this week
As we sweat on two more games for Morg’s Multi
And we re-roll the multi-thon this week
Some of us have conceded defeat
But not the mighty Maroons
Origin is well and truly alive
Red Hot Richie
We got ourselves a bit of a Storm on sunday
We look ahead to origin
And Red Hot Richie dials in to claim his prize
It’s grand final week
The milk has curdled
We look ahead to the big show
This week, we’re down to four, the jerseys get put on ice and the tipping comp comes down to a hail mary.
The Radradra Finals
The "NQ Raiders" go one step further, we’re all aboard the Lions train, and the Joker hits another linesman!
👉 Rob's back at the helm!
👉 We've retired another big Bronco name.
👉 and we're joined by Ray Ray Thompson!
Rob has had enough of Season 2020 and sets up camp elsewhere, Mick takes charge and hands out some wooden spoons. Pete has a HUGE MULTI (plenty of purchase!). Welcome to ON THE RANCH!
The Cowboys try to do it with 12 against Storm and learn quickly that’s not enough
QCB turns up the heat in the hopes of melting the chocolate soldiers
And we bid farewell to one of the greats
The Half Ton
We’re all nursing a little winners hangover
Can we keep it up against the Storm
And we’ve made it to 50 episodes!
All Just Numbers
We’re shark meat
Our fireproof suits are almost ready to fight some dragons
And one piece of our coaching puzzle might just be solved.
The try scoring streak ends as the knight cut us down
The sharks are circling
And it’s fight night
So close yet so far
The boys trek south to catch up with some mates
And we’re back to our regular logo
Kebab In A Can
The don, did us
We've donned a different logo
And it's duck season, wabbit season, duck season wabbit season...
What round is it?
It’s a repeating tale of woe for the pride of the North but all signs point to improvement as we head to CBus Super Stadium for our mini-derby clash with the Titans.
The Seagulls stole all our hot chips
We’re sounding our own war horns in prep for the Raiders
And we're starting our own judiciary
It’s a rough old time as the Chocolate Soldiers take home the...er chocolates.
We pray that the sacked coach curse carries us over the Sea Eagles.
And we jump head first onto the coaching merry go round.
I Am Chris Walker
We caught salmonella from undercooked chicken
The trek south to face the Panthers is looking riskier every day
We’re getting our rooms ready to billet 13 extra southern teams all over QLD
And QLD legend Chris Walker joins us.
The eels were a little too slippery to be wrangled
We preheat the oven to 180 degrees for some roast chook
And we’ve subbed pistol out, for a machine
The Gatis Effect
It’s NRL round 8 and we take some confidence from the gritty win against the Knights
Prep begins for the clash with the ladder leading Eels
And our good friend Mr George Gatis is here!
We’ve retreated to lick our tiger inflicted wounds
We’re sharpening our spears to keep the knights at bay
And we check who’s got a target on their back at CowboysHQ.
God Damn Carole Baskin
We’ve succumbed to the Tamworth Warriors
We got our cages ready for the tigers
And there’s a bit of give and take on the injury front
The I Isn't Dotted
We’ve sprayed our hands with that sticky stuff
59-nil is our new favourite number
And there’s word we might have a crowd at QCB
We review Cowboys v Sharks
We Preview Warriors v Cowboys
Cold. Hard. Cash.
We drag ourselves off the couch after what felt like the best weekend of footy ever
We’re outsourcing our own virtual crowd
And Pistol finally nailed a Multi
Round 3 In May
It’s a little bit of Deva Vu as the season restarts
We’re reserving some seats outside the stadium to listen in
We’re sweating on which ref Cam Smith is replacing
And the tipping comp restarts
Lock It Down
The wet season is well and truly upon us
Eltons yellow brick road has been and gone
And the one and only Kyle Feldt stops in for a chat
The Perth Nines
How The Sausage Is Made
Everyone fills in their green machine bandwagon paperwork
We lament the AFL grand final that wasn’t grand at all
And it’s officially QLDs year as the Heat secure one of the best
Guess Who's Back
The Winning Multi
It’s time to gear up for finals
Australia prevails in the Ashes
And we’re hijacking pistol’s multi
No feel for the game
Who Wants To Be A Tipper
Mutiny on the SS Ranch
Special Guest: George Gatis
Who Run The World?
Sorry, Not Sorry
Not In The Act Of Scoring
Testing Our Depth
Slip N Slide
Remember The Titans
The Crocodile Roll
The Pork Barrel
Its Probably Forward. Probably.
As The Crow Flies
Bob and Pistol's first foray into podcasting, taking an in depth look at the Cowboys preseason. We chat about our new recruits, our trial matches and our first team. We preview Round 1 vs the Dragons at 1300 Smiles and take a shot at some poor tipping.