North Queensland Cowboys

North Queensland CowboysThe North Queensland Cowboys were introduced to the NRL in 1995, and play their home matches in Townsville, the region’s largest city. After being anchored near the bottom of ladder for their first nine years, the Cowboys have enjoyed regular finals appearances since, including a maiden NRL premiership in 2015.

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North Queensland backed up their premiership win with a strong campaign in 2016. 17 wins saw them finish inside the NRL’s top four and while they were able to rebound from a qualifying loss to Melbourne with a semi final win over arch-rivals Brisbane, a preliminary final loss to Cronulla ended their title defense.

Senior coach: Paul Green
Captains: Jonathon Thurston, Matthew Scott
2016 finish: 4th
Premierships: 2015

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2017 Team List
John Asiata, Scott Bolton, Javid Bowen, Josh Chudleigh, Gavin Cooper, Lachlan Coote, Kyle Feldt, Shaun Fensom, Gideon Gela-Mosby, Jake Granville, Ben Hampton, Coen Hess, Sam Hoare, Shaun Hudson, Corey Jensen, Marcus Jensen, Patrick Kaufusi, Kyle Laybutt, Kane Linnett, Ethan Lowe, Patrick Mago, Michael Morgan, Justin O’Neill, Kalyn Ponga, Matthew Scott, Ben Spina, Jason Taumalolo, Ray Thompson, Johnathan Thurston, Braden Uele, Antonio Winterstein, Shane Wright

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Last updated: 10 March, 2017

North Queensland Cowboys Articles

The statistical review: NRL season 2017

The statistical review: NRL season 2017

by , 5 Oct 2017

The Melbourne Storm’s emphatic win over the North Queensland Cowboys brought NRL season 2017 to a finish and gained them the season’s greatest award: the premiership.

After a tough few years, the Melbourne Storm are finally back on top

After a tough few years, the Melbourne Storm are finally back on top

by , 4 Oct 2017

They proved to be the form team of the competition by a country mile this season, and on Sunday night the Melbourne Storm finally made it count by thrashing the North Queensland Cowboys in the NRL grand final.

The season is over, so stop with the Cowboys superlatives

The season is over, so stop with the Cowboys superlatives

by , 3 Oct 2017

The NRL grand final is done and dusted and I for one am glad. Like other footy fans I’m sad that the season is over but I’m relieved that I don’t have to listen to more media exaggeration about the North Queensland Cowboys’ so-called “fairytale” and “miraculous” season.

Forget the fairytale, the perfect Storm were always winning the premiership

Forget the fairytale, the perfect Storm were always winning the premiership

by , 2 Oct 2017

It was always going to end this way. The Melbourne Storm were never going to finish this season as anything but the most deserving of NRL premiers.

Five talking points from Storm vs Cowboys NRL Grand Final

Five talking points from Storm vs Cowboys NRL Grand Final

by , 2 Oct 2017

The 2017 NRL grand final has been won by the Melbourne Storm in a dominant display, defeating the North Queensland Cowboys by 28 points. Here are my talking points from the game.

NRL Grand Final player ratings: North Queensland Cowboys

NRL Grand Final player ratings: North Queensland Cowboys

by , 2 Oct 2017

The North Queensland Cowboys weren’t able to complete their fairytale in the grand final, going down to the Storm by 28 points. It was a tough evening at the office for the Cowboys, and here are their player ratings.

WATCH: Billy Slater’s emotional post NRL grand final interview

WATCH: Billy Slater’s emotional post NRL grand final interview

by , 1 Oct 2017 Video

He thought his career may have been over after a debilitating shoulder injury back in 2015, and Billy Slater let it all out after the Storm’s dominant victory over the Cowboys in the NRL grand final.

WATCH: Video highlights from the 2017 NRL Grand Final Melbourne Storm vs North Queensland Cowboys

WATCH: Video highlights from the 2017 NRL Grand Final Melbourne Storm vs North Queensland Cowboys

by , 1 Oct 2017 Video

The Melbourne Storm are the 2017 NRL Premiers after defeating the North Queensland Cowboys 34-6 in the 2017 NRL Grand Final at ANZ Stadium on Sunday 1 October.

Who won the Clive Churchill Medal at the 2017 NRL Grand Final

Who won the Clive Churchill Medal at the 2017 NRL Grand Final

by , 1 Oct 2017

Every year at the NRL Grand Final, the Clive Churchill Medal is awarded to the best-performed player in the match.

NRL grand final 2017 final score: Storm slam Cowboys in emphatic fashion

NRL grand final 2017 final score: Storm slam Cowboys in emphatic fashion

by , 1 Oct 2017

The Melbourne Storm completed a dominant finals campaign with a crushing 34-6 win in the NRL grand final against the North Queensland Cowboys.


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