On The Ranch - NQ Cowboys
By On The Ranch - NQ Cowboys
Some loyal and local North Queensland Cowboys fans speak their minds about the all conquering pride of the North. Welcome to On The Ranch.
In depth reviews and previews of the North Queensland Cowboys games, news, tips and some clueless banter. The passion cannot be denied.
In depth reviews and previews of the North Queensland Cowboys games, news, tips and some clueless banter. The passion cannot be denied.
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!
October 04, 2022
Only The Beginning
So close And we’re so proud
September 27, 2022
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
September 20, 2022
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!
September 13, 2022
We smashed the Panthers under 18s seconds stringers And for the 1st time in 5 years, we’re in the finals!
September 06, 2022
We can’t remember much for this week, so we’re just going to assume we won yeah? Yeah?
August 30, 2022
Woeful warriors whacked The boiler is on for some bunny And we put our nuts out for Tommy
August 23, 2022
The chooks cooked the books The Warriors are back on the mainland And Vale Paul Green
August 16, 2022
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.
August 09, 2022
Cat n Dogs
The boys are back! It's the bulldogs in bundaberg And pistol is an old man
August 02, 2022
Walk The Dog
Hey! 2 points is 2 points! Ahem We sharpen ours swords for an assault on the Dragons
July 26, 2022
Queenslander! Uh, slight blip in the Cowboys climb, but still on the same rung. And we go up against the bye
July 19, 2022
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!
July 12, 2022
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.
July 06, 2022
Origin, what origin?? It’s Derby week And we’re joined by wordsmith extraordinaire, Kate Cornish
June 29, 2022
The Eagles have been wrangled We look forward to Origin 2 starting Muzz The Broncos are next on the Radar
June 21, 2022
The Dragons were slain Sea Eagles are the next tranche Frog’s gone AWOL Welcome to On The Ranch
June 14, 2022
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
June 07, 2022
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.
May 31, 2022
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.
May 24, 2022
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
May 17, 2022
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
May 10, 2022
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.
May 03, 2022
The titans are taken care of The eels are about to feel the heat And …. We’re rich!!!!
April 26, 2022
Rip The Knob Off
The faders live up to their names It’s the other derby week And we’ve isolated Pistol!
April 19, 2022
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!
April 12, 2022
Toddy infers some things We infer some things Rob’s got the sniffles
April 05, 2022
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
March 29, 2022
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
March 22, 2022
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
March 15, 2022
It’s game week! Oh boy oh boy oh boy! Frog struggles with technology and team picking And it’s bloody hot!
March 08, 2022
We're back! 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).
March 01, 2022
It’s been awards week We got some Furphys! And Juzzy ONeill is in the poddock
September 14, 2021
Pete’s thrown the toys out We’re on the NQ titans And it’s question time 2.0
September 07, 2021
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!?
August 31, 2021
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.
August 24, 2021
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
August 17, 2021
The Taumalolo experiment is a fizzer The finals become as likely as Pistol’s Multis And the poddock’s playing musical chairs
August 10, 2021
Mad Monday ideas searches see a sharp increase The Cowboys buy shares in Townsville University Hospital And Lucky books a bunch of mystery flights because who knows where we play this week!
August 03, 2021
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
July 27, 2021
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
July 20, 2021
We thought it was wabbit season, turns out it was duck season, It’s Origin time again And the QRL announces a large expansion.
July 14, 2021
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
July 06, 2021
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
June 29, 2021
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!
June 22, 2021
Forget last week ever happened. It's gone. Don't know what you're talking about. Move along. Eyes forward to the Sharks. #ridemcowboys
June 16, 2021
It’s mate against mate State against state And tonight, it’s podcaster against podcaster against podcaster in a 3 way (battle)
June 08, 2021
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!
June 01, 2021
The knights have been decapitated We warm up our war dance And Tom Gilbert joins us for a chat!
May 26, 2021
May 18, 2021
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
May 11, 2021
Well Oiled Machine
We’re licking our warrior wounds The original derby is back on! and may the 4th be with you!
May 04, 2021
3 in a row baby! The Frog's on holiday We've moved studio
April 27, 2021
We’re on a winning streak Morgs is going to the raiders game to nudie streak And the studio is bright orange!
April 20, 2021
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?
April 13, 2021
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
April 06, 2021
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….
March 30, 2021
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.
March 24, 2021
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!
March 16, 2021
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)
March 09, 2021
Welcome to Season 2021 We've toppled the Broncos already! And Kyle Feldt drops by.
March 02, 2021
It's our final show of the year. Probably.
November 25, 2020
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
November 17, 2020
Some of us have conceded defeat But not the mighty Maroons Origin is well and truly alive
November 10, 2020
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
October 27, 2020
It’s grand final week The milk has curdled We look ahead to the big show
October 20, 2020
This week, we’re down to four, the jerseys get put on ice and the tipping comp comes down to a hail mary.
October 13, 2020
The Radradra Finals
The "NQ Raiders" go one step further, we’re all aboard the Lions train, and the Joker hits another linesman!
October 06, 2020
👉 Rob's back at the helm! 👉 We've retired another big Bronco name. 👉 and we're joined by Ray Ray Thompson!
September 30, 2020
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!
September 23, 2020
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
September 16, 2020
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!
September 08, 2020
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.
September 01, 2020
The try scoring streak ends as the knight cut us down The sharks are circling And it’s fight night
August 25, 2020
So close yet so far The boys trek south to catch up with some mates And we’re back to our regular logo
August 19, 2020
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...
August 11, 2020
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.
August 05, 2020
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
July 28, 2020
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.
July 21, 2020
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.
July 14, 2020
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
July 08, 2020
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!
July 01, 2020
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.
June 24, 2020
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
June 16, 2020
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
June 09, 2020
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
June 02, 2020
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
May 27, 2020
Lock It Down
It’s bittersweet this week as we celebrate the win over the bulldogs as the whole league flicks the switch
March 24, 2020
We've self isolated this week but as the show must go on, we've forged ahead despite the bad audio and smashed out something for your listening pleasure. Apologies for the sound quality. the delay in getting it out and also for Pistols level of intoxication...
March 18, 2020
It’s finally footy season this week and we have our hatches battened down for the cyclone that won’t happen, our masks on for COVID-19 and our beers cracked for our huge season preview of 2020
March 10, 2020
It was a tough day at Casey Fields 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
March 04, 2020
The Nines are run and won, by us!The cowboys conquered the Broncos yet againThe new stadium is open for businessAnd we look forth to Round 1
February 25, 2020
The Perth Nines
We're in a new season, we have a new look, but we invariably still sound the same. Silky smooth Cowboys fan voices coming at your for 2020.We're looking at the Perth Nines, we're excited about some new player faces and we've kicked off a tipping comp thanks to Bee Clean NQ.
February 11, 2020
How The Sausage Is Made
It’s Grand Final week and the Ranch boys are deep into their off season prep for next year 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
October 01, 2019
Guess Who's Back
Customs has let Pistol back in the countryThe top four inevitably remain the only sides leftThe blackhawks bow out of the qcup raceAnd it’s AFL Grand Final Week
September 25, 2019
We’re in the midst of finals feverMad Monday is taking it’s tollPistol has turned japaneseAnd we turn to international sports in search of a winner
September 18, 2019
The Winning Multi
The Cowboys and North Korea find some commonality in getting battered by a storm It’s time to gear up for finals Australia prevails in the Ashes And we’re hijacking pistol’s multi
September 11, 2019
The Cowboys find some late season form, We look ahead to Mad Monday, The Barty Party is over but there’s a silver lining, And George Gatis drops by.
September 04, 2019
Resurrected!We thought it was lost to the Podcast Gods but after some clever exorcisms and deals with the devils, it's back!We review the Panthers game, preview the Bulldogs (although it's been run and won before this went live), chatted about Ash Barty, the cricket and more.
August 30, 2019
The Cowboys didn't show up last week, but we have.We gloss over the Cowboys, get excited for AFL finals and stumble our way through the night without Morgan.This week's all new condensed On The Ranch.
August 20, 2019
No feel for the game
This weekThe Cowboys are somehow worse than the Boyd led DonkeysIt’s time to soak up the Newcastle sunAnd it’s still mathematical, but we work out how we can still take the premiership
August 14, 2019
This week, we lick our wounds after the Tiger mauling, prep the stables for the incoming Broncos and it's Mt Isa Rodeo time!It's Derby Round!
August 07, 2019
Who Wants To Be A Tipper
This week the Ranch boys put the Sharks loss behind them and look forward into the eye of the Tigers.They get excited about finals footy (in all codes), Rob gets to talk about motorsport briefly, they make a concerted effort to save the Northern Rays and tipping gets tense.
July 30, 2019
Rob's back at the helm and finding it's like someone else has been driving your car, the seat is in the wrong spot, the heater is on and what the hell were they looking at with that mirror angle?We review the Rabbits game, preview the Sharks, and take on a bunch of other sports both local and national.
July 24, 2019
Mutiny on the SS Ranch
There's mutiny afoot as the Barking Frog takes the helm! The boys cover QLDs sunken campaign in State of Origin 2019; they discuss the Cowboys roasting of the chooks; there's Rabbit stew on the menu; a mega multi thanks to Fusion Networks; and Triple M's Wayde Chiesa joins the crew.
July 18, 2019
Special Guest: George Gatis
Episode 17 sees us review the game against the Dragons, preview the State of Origin decider and the clash with the Roosters, and George Gatis drops in for a chat.
July 09, 2019
Who Run The World?
While Origin 2 goes to a decider, the Cowboys lick their wounds and leaf through their reserve stocks to try a field a team of players without injury. It'sa tough ask, but we think Greeny has done alright.Join us as we dissect Origin 2, preview the Red V clash and celebrate Australia's Number 1 ladies.
June 26, 2019
Sorry, Not Sorry
It's Rep Round and while we lick our wounds after being battered by the Tigers, we prep for a weekend of Internationals and State against State.Queenslander!
June 19, 2019
Not In The Act Of Scoring
It's that time of the week again. We're all about lamenting over what could have been, and should have been, against Manly. We preview who's left to take on the Tigers.We also had a Barty Party.Episode 14, for your enjoyment only.
June 12, 2019
Testing Our Depth
This week we have a bumper episode as we analyse the Cowboys hard fought win over the Titans, we look ahead to our home game against the Sea Eagles, and we go celebrate the QLD Origin win in style.
June 07, 2019
It's Origin season and the Cowboys carry a string of injuries. Despite that, they carry the confidence of two wins on the trot down to the great south east to take on a Titans team fighting for their season.Do the boys have what it takes?
May 29, 2019
Round 11!We've made Eel Stew.We sail into the land of the stolen clap.and we farewell some legends.
May 22, 2019
Slip N Slide
Magic Round is done and dusted and so we turn our attention back home as the Eels, who copped a belting last week, make their way north to 1300 Fortress and face a Cowboys squad playing for their season.We also touch on Boxing, AFL, Supercars and more.
May 16, 2019
It's Episode 9 and Pistol & Rob open up their doors and welcome none other than the Barking Frog himself.We've reviewed the Titans, previewed Magic Round and mourned the passing of Chewbacca himself.
May 08, 2019
Remember The Titans
Pistol & Rob are back to review the Cowboys capitulation versus the Bulldogs, preview our clash with the Titans and we inject a little positivity into our news.
May 02, 2019
A bumper episode this week as we catch up on our missing episode from last week.We've survived the Warrior assault, ventured into the den of the dogs and our hopes are up as we hear the Tauminator may be back early.
April 25, 2019
The Crocodile Roll
It's NRL Round 5 and the Cowboys haven't started the season in a great way. Despite that, the boys are still somewhat optimistic that it can be turned around.We quickly review a lacklustre Round 4, batten down the hatches for the incoming Storm and lament missing out on a actual fullback.
April 10, 2019
The Pork Barrel
The week the Cowboys were schooled by the Sharks, the Raiders try to pack their clapping horn as carry-on, Green and Stuart stick by their teams, and the Federal Government makes us a promise.This, is On The Ranch.
April 03, 2019
Its Probably Forward. Probably.
We review the Cowboys Round 2 XXXX Derby, preview Round 3, marvel at the ladder leaders and stumble through our tips again in another On The Ranch.
March 27, 2019
As The Crow Flies
Rob and Pistol are back to discuss the sensational Cowboys return to form with their win over the Dragons. We look ahead at the long time Derby against the Broncos, and Pistol gets to gloat after tipping a perfect round.
March 20, 2019
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.
March 14, 2019