Cronulla Sharks v North Queensland Cowboys Stats

The Cronulla Sharks and North Queensland Cowboys have played each other on 50 occasions; the Sharks have won 32 games, the Cowboys have won 18 games and there have been no draws.

The North Queensland Cowboys are the only side among the two to have played at Sunshine Coast Stadium previously, resulting in a loss for the Cowboys. The Sharks are yet to play at the venue.

The North Queensland Cowboys need 26 points to reach 1000 total points against the Cronulla Sharks.

The Cronulla Sharks have won nine of the last eleven games between the two sides.

The first game played between the two sides was a 34-10 victory for the Cronulla Sharks in round 12, 1995.

Biggest Wins

The Cronulla Sharks’ biggest win over the North Queensland Cowboys was a 42-6 success in round 18, 2000.

The North Queensland Cowboys’ biggest win over the Cronulla Sharks was a 56-14 rout in round 13, 2005.

Former North Queensland Cowboys fullback Matt ‘Mango’ Bowen

Top try-scorer in this clash

Matt Bowen (NQL) – 12
Kyle Feldt (NQL) – 10
Ty Williams (NQL) – 8
Paul Mellor (CRO) – 7
David Peachey (CRO) – 7

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Johnathan Thurston (NQL) – 3 tries, 83 goals & 5 field goals (183 pts)
James Maloney (CRO) – 3 tries, 24 goals & 1 field goal (61 pts)
Luke Covell (CRO) – 1 try & 27 goals (58 pts)
Josh Hannay (NQL/CRO) – 3 tries & 22 goals (56 pts)
Matt Bowen (NQL) – 12 tries (48 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Geoff Bell – 1994-1998 (CRO) & 1999-2001 (NQL)
  2. Paul Green – 1994-1998 (CRO) & 1999-2000 (NQL)
  3. Dion Cope – 1995-1996 (CRO) & 1997 (NQL)
  4. Josh Hannay – 1998-2006 (NQL) & 2007 (CRO)
  5. Jason Ferris – 1997-1998 (NQL) & 1999-2001 (CRO)
  6. Tim Maddison – 1998-2000 (CRO) & 2001-2002 (NQL)
  7. Nick Paterson – 1999-2001 (NQL) & 2002-2003 (CRO)
  8. Dayne Weston – 2007 (CRO) & 2008-2009 (NQL)
  9. Anthony Watts – 2007 (CRO) & 2008-2010 (NQL)
  10. John Williams – 2008-2010 (NQL) & 2011-2012 (CRO)
  11. Matthew Wright – 2009 & 2011-2012 (CRO) & 2014-2015 (NQL)
  12. James Segeyaro – 2011-2012 (NQL) & 2017-2018 (CRO)
  13. Valentine Holmes – 2014-2018 (CRO) & 2020-2021 (NQL)

Players to have been sin-binned/sent-off from this clash

  1. James Maloney (CRO) sin-binned in the 2017 NRL qualifying final.

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

  1. Preston Campbell (CRO) scored three tries in round 18, 2001.
  2. David Peachey (CRO) scored three tries in round 24, 2002.

Head Coaching Records

John Morris (CRO) – 4/4 (100%)
Chris Anderson (CRO) – 3/3 (100%)
Graham Lowe (NQL) – 1/1 (100%)
John Lang (CRO) – 10/11 (90.9%)
Neil Henry (NQL) – 7/10 (70%)
Shane Flanagan (CRO) – 9/18 (50%)
Stuart Raper (CRO) – 3/6 (50%)
Ricky Stuart (CRO) – 3/6 (50%)
Paul Green (NQL) – 7/18 (43.8%)
Graham Murray (CRO) – 4/11 (36.4%)
Grant Bell (NQL) – 0/1 (0%)
Murray Hurst (NQL) – 0/1 (0%)
Ian Millward (NQL) – 0/1 (0%)
Josh Hannay (NQL) – 0/1 (0%)
Jamie Shepherd (CRO) – 0/2 (0%)
Tim Sheens (NQL) – 0/8 (0%)

 

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