Fans congratulate Cowboys on NRL grand final win
And one final word from social media for tonight to sum up the NRL grand final.
Johnathan Thurston kicks a field goal and North Queensland Cowboys win the 2015 grand final! And the celebrations continue after North Queensland Cowboys win its first premiership in spectacular fashion.
Johnathan Thurston missed the shot on goal from the sideline. The games goes into extra time 16-16.
Doesn't matter.. Best man for golden point time... #NRLGF— DangerousDaveHITS (@DangerDaveHITS) October 4, 2015
Michael Morgan created something out of nothing to score over the line on the siren and the fans are going crazy.
Eight minutes to go and the players are tired with no try scored since the first half.
Ten minutes to go in the 2015 NRL grand final and the spectators are on the edge of their seats.
Defence could once again be the decider in this grand final, according to fans.
I can see the broncos scoring here, cowboys had too many chances #NRLGF— Mark Hindle (@MarkHindle29) October 4, 2015
Official attendance at tonight's NRL grand final is 82,758
Lucky I showed up, otherwise attendance would have been 82,757 #NRLGF— Mudge (@MudgesWorld) October 4, 2015
According to fans, both teams are trying to slow down the play a bit after a fast paced first 40. Cowboys just hanging on with Broncos on a bit of a roll at the opening of the second half.
All the momentum with the Broncos early in this second stanza... Will it swing back? #nrlgf— Luke Baz Mortimer (@LukeBazMort) October 4, 2015
It is half time and the Cowboys' fan are happy and more comfortable after the first half performance. And the club has already won on the night.
Broncos back in the lead after a mistake from Thurston gave the Broncos the ball and field position.
You Know Thurston Beating Himself Up After That Lost Ball..But You Know He Gonna Come Back Strong..#NRLGF— ..Joe~Money.. (@JoeMoney13) October 4, 2015
Great shot from NRL.com of James Tamou putting the Cowboys in the lead.
James Tamou puts it under the posts to put the Cowboys in the lead at the 25-minute mark. Thurston converts for the bonus two points.
There it is. Back in the Broncos defence end and they score. Brilliant. #nrlgf— Michael Keating (@D_Keating) October 4, 2015
It could be a high scoring game with the first try in the opening eight minutes from Corey Oates and then a try to Cowboys through Justin O'Neill in response. Fans are going crazy online in response.
It's going to be a game of one-upmanship tonight, isn't it? Love it. #NRLGF— Huwphemism (@Huw_Badman) October 4, 2015
Broncos score first points through a penalty goal. Not everyone agrees with the decision to take the kick
We are underway in the 2015 NRL grand final.
Last minute preparations underway and fans, along with punters, still split on who will walk away with the silverware.
It has been a mixed response to having Cold Chisel as the pregame entertainment. It wasn't everyone's cup of tea, but there was agreement that it wasn't the worse preshow performance
Wonder what everyone under 40 is thinking right now ? #NRLGF— Raymond Tse (@rtse999) October 4, 2015
Preshow entertainment and tributes start to flow and the crowd captures the moment. But not everyone happy with the show so far
NRL.com trying to bring in a little Sydney spirit into what has become a celebration of Queensland rugby league.
Earlier today Sam Thaiday talks about how the team was travelling earlier on grand final day
The fans are ready with images appearing on social media of the stadium filling quickly.
News from the changing room is that there is a calm over the players right now. Bronco's champion Darren Lockyer said now was the time for players to be focused.
Never ceases to amaze me how relaxed and quiet Dressing rooms are just before big matches. Just like a backyard pick-up game. #NRLGF— Andrew Bryan (@AndrewBryan321) October 4, 2015
With the kick off only about an hour away there are some things known and some unknown
Either Brisbane win by a blow out or cowboys win in a close one either way NSW loose #NRLGF— David Haladus (@effected666) October 4, 2015
Support is growing for the North Queensland Cowboys as the team arrives at the stadium. Jerseys are showing up all over the place
Former International rugby union and rugby league player Loti Tuqiri has taken to Twitter and thrown his hat into the ring predicting a Broncos' victory in a close one.
The Broncos announce the players are on their way to the stadium for the 2015 NRL grand final