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

No Thurston, no worries as Cowboys get better of Warriors

No Thurston, no worries as Cowboys get better of Warriors

by , 22 Jul 2017

The North Queensland Cowboys have prevailed 24-12 over the New Zealand Warriors in a see-sawing and highly entertaining affair in Townsville on Saturday night.

North Queensland Cowboys vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores, blog

North Queensland Cowboys vs New Zealand Warriors: NRL live scores, blog

by , 22 Jul 2017 Video

Match Results: The North Queensland Cowboys have won a fast-paced game over the New Zealand Warriors by 12 points in Townsville on Saturday night.

Cowboys conquer Rabbitohs 23-10

Cowboys conquer Rabbitohs 23-10

by , 16 Jul 2017

The Cowboys have recorded their third win on the trot after beating South Sydney 23-10 at Barlow Park.

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs North Queensland Cowboys: NRL live scores, blog

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs North Queensland Cowboys: NRL live scores, blog

by , 16 Jul 2017 Video

Match result: The Cowboys have recorded their third win on the trot after beating South Sydney 23-10 at Barlow Park.

Highlights: Cowboys crunch Canberra 31-18

Highlights: Cowboys crunch Canberra 31-18

by , 1 Jul 2017 Video

The Raiders can just about kiss their finals hopes goodbye following another poor performance at home against the Cowboys tonight.

Canberra Raiders vs North Queensland Cowboys highlights: NRL live scores, blog

Canberra Raiders vs North Queensland Cowboys highlights: NRL live scores, blog

by , 1 Jul 2017 Video

Match result: The Raiders can just about kiss their finals hopes goodbye following another poor performance at home against the Cowboys tonight.

Cowboys finally ready to unleash Martin

Cowboys finally ready to unleash Martin

by , 30 Jun 2017

Two years after they first tried to sign him, North Queensland believe it will be worth the wait when they finally unleash ex-Penrith playmaker Te Maire Martin as Johnathan Thurston’s replacement against Canberra.

Ten weeks to go – who’s hot and who’s not?

Ten weeks to go – who’s hot and who’s not?

by , 27 Jun 2017

With Round 16 of the NRL completed over the weekend, I can now officially start the count-down to finals football.

Highlights: Cowboys squeak past Penrith

Highlights: Cowboys squeak past Penrith

by , 24 Jun 2017 Video

A last-minute sideline conversion from second rower Ethan Lowe has helped North Queensland escape with a thrilling 14-12 victory over Penrith in Townsville on Saturday.

North Queensland Cowboys vs Penrith Panthers highlights: NRL scores, blog

North Queensland Cowboys vs Penrith Panthers highlights: NRL scores, blog

by , 24 Jun 2017 Video

Match result: A last-minute sideline conversion from second rower Ethan Lowe has helped North Queensland escape with a thrilling 14-12 victory over Penrith in Townsville on Saturday.


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