Valentine Holmes scores a 45-yard field goal as Cowboys win the EPIC 93-minute qualifier with a gold point against Cronulla
- North Queensland defeated Cronulla 32-30 in Saturday’s qualifying final
- Valentine Holmes kicked winning field goal in gold point for the Cowboys
- Holmes had tied the score with less than a minute to play in regulation time
- Cowboys are through to the preliminary final and have next week off
- Cronulla plays loser to Sydney Roosters vs South Sydney in the semi-finals
Valentine Holmes was the hero when the Cowboys defeated Cronulla 32-30 in a dramatic qualifier on Saturday.
North Queensland center kicked the crucial conversion with under a minute to equalize, before scoring a 45m field goal to win the gold point match.
With the win at Shark Park, the Cowboys are through to the preliminary final, while Cronulla will face the loser of Sunday’s elimination final between the Sydney Roosters and Sydney Rabbitohs next week.
More to follow.
Valentine Holmes (right) kicked a 45-yard field goal to win the qualifiers 32-30 in gold point for the Cowboys against the Sharks on Saturday