Club Records 1995-2020
Colours: Navy, white and yellow
Emblem: Cow Horns
Year entered premiership: 1995
First match: March 11, 1995, lost 16-32 v Canterbury, Stockland Stadium
First team: Damian Gibson; David Bouveng, Adrian Vowles, Willie Morganson, John Skardon; Ian Dunemann, Laurie Spina (c); Martin Bella, Dean Schifilliti, Andrew Whittington, Wayne Sing, Ian Russell, Paul Galea. Interchange: Shane Christensen, Noel Solomon, George Bartlett, Leigh Groves. Coach: Grant Bell.
First try: Damian Gibson (v Canterbury, Stockland Stadium, March 11, 1995)
Full premiership record: Played 640, won 267, lost 367, drawn 6, byes 35, for 12,949 (2,240 tries, 1,969 goals, 51 field goals), against 14,744 (2,571 tries, 2,205 goals, 50 field goals), points 578. Winning percentage: 41.7%.
Home ground: Queensland Country Bank Stadium 2020, 1300SMILES Stadium 1995-2019. Note: 1300SMILES Stadium known as Stockland Stadium 1995-97, Malanda Stadium 1998 and Dairy Farmers Stadium 1999-2012.
Home ground attendance record: 30,302, North Queensland v Brisbane, Dairy Farmers Stadium, April 25, 1999. 22,459, North Queensland v Brisbane, Queensland Country Bank Stadium, March 13, 2020
Average home crowds 2020: n/a (due to COVID-19 restrictions, spectators were prevented from attending matches until Round 7, when limits were imposed on attendances which remained until the end of the season)
Record average home crowds: 21,678 in 1995
Major sponsors: Fourex (1995-97), Overflow (1999-2000), CHR Employment Services (2001-02), Toyota (2003-20)
First Grade (1): 2015
First grade runners-up (2): 2005, 2017
Auckland Nines (1): 2014
NRL Nines (1): 2020
World Club Challenge (1): 2016
- 64-6 v Wests Tigers, 1300SMILES Stadium, August 9, 2014 (also highest score)
- 60-8 v Souths, Dairy Farmers Stadium, August 23, 2003
- 50-4 v St George Illawarra, Dairy Farmers Stadium, April 29, 2000
- 56-14 v Cronulla, Dairy Farmers Stadium, June 4, 2005
- 46-4 v Parramatta, 1300SMILES Stadium, July 27, 2015
Most consecutive wins: 11, March 30, 2015 to June 20, 2015
Biggest comeback: Recovered from 26-point deficit to win. Trailed Penrith 26-0 at halftime at Penrith Football Stadium on May 29, 1998 and won 36-28. + premiership record
- 66-4 v Sydney Bulldogs, Belmore Sports Ground, August 27, 1995 (also highest score conceded)
- 62-0 v Norths, North Sydney Oval, August 23, 1998
- 62-0 v Parramatta, Parramatta Stadium, July 29, 2001
- 66-10 v Canberra, Bruce Stadium, April 14, 1996+
- 60-6 v Norths, North Sydney Oval, April 16, 1995
- 58-4 v Brisbane, ANZ Stadium, April 12, 1998
Most consecutive losses: 13, April 26, 2008 to August 2, 2008
Worst collapse: Surrendered 24-point lead. Led Souths 28-4 after 51 minutes at Dairy Farmers Stadium on June 28, 2008 and lost 30-28.
First grade coaches: Josh Hannay (2020), Paul Green (2014-20), Neil Henry (2009-13), Ian Millward (2008), Graham Murray (2002-2008), Murray Hurst (2001-2002), Tim Sheens (1997-2001), Graham Lowe (1996), Grant Bell (1995).
Intrust Super Cup 2020: Northern Pride – Coach: Ty Williams. Mackay Cutters – Coach: Michael Crawley. Townsville Blackhawks – Coach: Aaron Payne. Competition abandoned after one round.
Australia (13): Matt Bowen, Jordan McLean, Michael Morgan, Luke O’Donnell, Justin O’Neill, Matthew Scott, Matt Sing, James Tamou, Brent Tate, Johnathan Thurston, Willie Tonga, Steve Walters*, Carl Webb
New Zealand (7): Kalifa Faifai Loa, David Faiumu, Brian Jellick, Te Maire Martin, Paul Rauhihi, Tyran Smith, Jason Taumalolo
Record Test representation: 4 players v England, October 26, 2013 (Brent Tate, Johnathan Thurston, Matthew Scott, James Tamou). 4 players v Fiji, November 23, 2013 (Tate, Thurston, Scott, Tamou). Note: In the World Cup semi-final against Fiji, Ashton and Tariq Sims played in the Fiji side, taking the Cowboys’ total representation to six players. 4 players v New Zealand, November 5, 2016 (Justin O’Neill, Michael Morgan, Johnathan Thurston, Matthew Scott).
State of Origin
New South Wales (3): Tim Brasher, Luke O’Donnell, James Tamou
Queensland (23): Matt Bowen, Paul Bowman, John Buttigieg, Gavin Cooper, John Doyle, Nathan Fien, Paul Green, Josh Hannay, Coen Hess, Valentine Holmes, Jacob Lillyman, Josh McGuire, Michael Morgan, Travis Norton, Julian O’Neill, Justin O’Neill, Matthew Scott, Matt Sing, Brent Tate, Johnathan Thurston, Willie Tonga, Carl Webb, Ty Williams
Record State of Origin representation: 6 players, 2005 (Games 1 and 2): Williams, Bowman, Sing, Thurston, Webb and Bowen (all Queensland).
* Denotes Super League
Dally M winners (2): Johnathan Thurston (2005, 2007, 2014, 2015), Jason Taumalolo (2016)
Clive Churchill Medal winners (1): Johnathan Thurston (2015)
Oldest Player: Jason Smith, 35 and 186 days in 2007
Youngest Player: Jason Taumalolo, 17 and 81 days in 2010
Last updated 8/12/2020