For the fourth time in five matches, Brisbane and North Queensland needed extra time to settle their majestic dispute. Once again, the peerless Johnathan Thurston would stand and deliver for his Cowboys.
As rivals, these teams are officially unrivalled. After 80 minutes at Suncorp Stadium, in front of 47,000 fans, the scores were locked at 20-20 in a result that shocked precisely nobody. Modern history proves that's just not enough time.