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1997 North Queensland Cowboys season

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1997 North Queensland Cowboys season

The 1997 North Queensland Cowboys season was the third in the club's history. Coached by Tim Sheens and captained by Ian Roberts, they competed in Super League's 1997 Telstra Cup, finishing in last place, but managed to attract an average of almost 17,000 per home game.

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This year the Cowboys also provided their first representative players, when Steve Walters and Owen Cunningham were selected to play for Queensland, Ian Roberts was selected to play for New South Wales and Tyran Smith and John Lomax were selected to play for New Zealand. Walters also represented Australia.

Squad (Partial)

  • Paul Bowman
  • Scott Brown
  • Andrew Bulmer
  • John Buttigieg
  • Jason Death
  • Andrew Dunemann
  • Ian Dunemann
  • Steve Edmed
  • John Doyle
  • Jason Ferris
  • Paul Galea
  • Liam Johnson
  • Peter Jones
  • Aaron Ketchell
  • Martin Locke
  • John Lomax
  • Justin Loomans
  • Scott Mahon
  • Ray Mercy
  • Marshall Miller
  • Glen Murphy
  • Luke Phillips
  • Ian Roberts*
  • Luke Scott
  • Mark Shipway
  • John Skardon
  • Tyran Smith
  • Bert Tabuai
  • Kris Tassell
  • Shane Vincent
  • Steve Walters*
  • Adam Warwick
  • (*) Ian Roberts captained 10 games and Steve Walters captained 8 games.

    Coach

  • Tim Sheens
  • Statistics

  • Won 5; Lost 11
  • PF: 328; PA: 452
  • Club honours

  • Player of the year: Owen Cunningham
  • References

    1997 North Queensland Cowboys season Wikipedia


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