JOHNATHAN Thurston pulled off a miracle to secure the North Queensland Cowboys their first ever premiership as they beat the Brisbane Broncos 17-16 in the 2015 NRL grand final.
A Brisbane knock-on from the kick-off in the first half of golden point extra time gave the Cowboys perfect field position, and Thurston slotted a field goal to give his side the win.
The Cowboys looked finished when they were four points down with less than a minute remaining in normal time, but a Kyle Feldt strip and a freak Michael Morgan pass set up a try in the corner. Thurston had the chance to win the game with a sideline conversion, but his attempt hit the post.
Here’s how people reacted to the greatest grand final in NRL history.
JOHNATHAN Thurston looked like he was barely able to stand, let alone speak after the win, but the few words he did say perfectly summed up most people’s sentiments.