NRL Rd 2: Canterbury Bulldogs v North Queensland Cowboys Stats Breakdown

Canterbury Bulldogs legend Hazem El Masri

Canterbury Bulldogs v North Queensland Cowboys Stats

The Canterbury Bulldogs and North Queensland Cowboys have played each other on 39 occasions; the Bulldogs have won 23 games, the Cowboys 16 games, with no draws.

The Canterbury Bulldogs won 13 of the first 15 games played between the two sides.

The North Queensland Cowboys have won six of the last eight games between the two sides, although the Bulldogs have won two of the last three.

The Cowboys have also won four of the last six games between the two sides in Sydney.

The first game played between the two sides was a 32-16 win for the Canterbury Bulldogs in round 1, 1995.

Biggest Wins

The Canterbury Bulldogs biggest win over the North Queensland Cowboys was a comprehensive 66-4 thrashing in round 22, 1995.

The North Queensland Cowboys biggest win over the Canterbury Bulldogs was an easy 48-12 success.

Former North Queensland Cowboys winger Ty Williams

Top try-scorer in this clash

Hazem El Masri (CBY) – 10
Ty Williams (NQL – 10
Rod Silva (CBY) – 8
Johnathan Thurston (CBY/NQL) – 8
Matthew Bowen (NQL) – 7
Paul Bowman (NQL) – 7
Matt Sing (NQL) – 6
Luke Patten (CBY) – 6
Willie Tonga (CBY/NQL) – 6
Ben Barba (CBY) – 6

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Hazem El Masri (CBY) – 10 tries & 75 goals (188 pts)
Johnathan Thurston (CBY/NQL) – 8 tries, 48 goals & 1 field goal (121 pts)
Daryl Halligan (CBY) – 3 tries & 46 goals (104 pts)
Josh Hannay (NQL) – 3 tries & 22 goals (56 pts)
Ty Williams (NQL) – 10 tries (40 pts)
Rod Silva (CBY) – 8 tries (32 pts)
Matt Bowen (NQL) – 7 tries & 2 goals (32 pts)
Trent Hodkinson (CBY) – 1 try & 10 goals (24 pts)

 

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Martin Bella – 1993-1994 (CBY) & 1995 (NQL)
  2. Matthew Ryan – 1990-1992 & 1994-1998 (CBY) & 1999 (NQL)
  3. Robert Relf – 1992-1999 (CBY) & 2000-2001 (NQL)
  4. Jason Smith – 1990-1995 (CBY) & 2007 (NQL)
  5. Darrien Doherty – 1995 (CBY) & 1999-2000 (NQL)
  6. Travis Norton – 1997-2003 (CBY) & 2004-2006 (NQL)
  7. Kris Tassell – 1995 (CBY) & 1996-1999 (NQL)
  8. Paul Rauhihi – 2001-2002 (CBY) & 2003-2005 (NQL)
  9. Willie Mason – 2000-2007 (CBY) & 2010 (NQL)
  10. Johnathan Thurston – 2002-2004 (CBY) & 2005-2018 (NQL)
  11. Ben Harris – 2002-2005 (CBY) & 2008-2010 (NQL)
  12. Willie Tonga – 2004-2008 (CBY) & 2009-2011 (NQL)
  13. Antonio Kaufusi – 2009-2010 (NQL) & 2015 (CBY)
  14. Glenn Hall – 2002-2003 (CBY) & 2011-2015 (NQL)
  15. Curtis Rona – 2014 (NQL) & 2015-2016 (CBY)
  16. Ben Hannant – 2009-2010 (CBY) & 2015-2016 (NQL)

Players to have sin-binned/sent-off in this clash

  1. Adrian Vowles (NQL) & Jason Smith (CBY) both sent-off in round 1, 1995.
  2. Nigel Vagana (CBY) sin-binned in round 11, 2001.
  3. Johnathan Thurston (CBY/NQL) sin-binned in round 21, 2002.
  4. Steve Price (CBY) sin-binned in the 2004 NRL Qualifying final.
  5. Brent Sherwin (CBY) sin-binned in round 22, 2006.
  6. Asipeli Fine (CBY) sin-binned in round 6, 2018.

Head coaching records

Kevin Moore (NQL) – 3/3 (100%)
Ian Millward (NQL) – 1/1 (100%)
Jim Dymock (NQL) – 1/1 (100%)
Chris Anderson (CBY) – 4/5 (80%)
Paul Green (NQL) – 6/8 (75%)
Dean Pay (CBY) – 2/3 (66.7%)
Steve Folkes (CBY) – 11/19 (57.9%)
Graham Murray (NQL) – 6/12 (50%)
Tim Sheens (NQL) – 2/8 (25%)
Des Hasler (NQL) – 2/8 (25%)
Neil Henry (NQL) – 1/7 (14.3%)
Grant Bell (NQL) – 0/2 (0%)
Graham Lowe (NQL) – 0/1 (0%)
Murray Hurst (NQL) – 0/1 (0%)

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game in this clash

  1. Rod Silva (CBY) scored three tries in round 22, 1995.
  2. Rod Silva (CBY) scored three tries in round 22, 1996.
  3. Matt Sing (NQL) scored three tries in the 2004 NRL qualifying final.
  4. Ben Barba (CBY) scored three tries in round 21, 2012.
  5. Antonio Winterstein (NQL) scored three tries in round 20, 2016.

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