Former Penrith Panthers utility back Ryan Girdler

This stats breakdown may have the Penrith Panthers with the recent rub of the green over the North Queensland Cowboys and rightfully so.

Although, the Cowboys need a win more than ever; is now that time to get their season on track?

Penrith Panthers v North Queensland Cowboys

The Penrith Panthers and the North Queensland Cowboys have played 38 games against each other; the Penrith Panthers have won 20, the Cowboys 17 and there has been a single draw.

Penrith are looking for three straight wins over the Cowboys.

The first clash between the two sides was a comfortable 40-10 win for the Panthers in round 14, 1995.

Biggest Wins

The biggest win for the Penrith Panthers against the North Queensland Cowboys was in round 24, 2004, a 56-6 demolition.

The biggest win for the North Queensland Cowboys against the Penrith Panthers was in round 22, 2013, an easy 36-4 win.

Players that have been sin-binned/sent-off in this clash

  1. Damian Gibson (NQL) (sin-binned) in round 14, 1996.
  2. Ben Reynolds (PEN) (sin-binned) in round 10, 2002.
  3. Paul Bowman (NQL) (sin-binned) in round 24, 2004.
  4. Nick Youngquest (PEN) (sin-binned) in round 9, 2006.
  5. Luke O’Donnell (NQL) (sent-off) in round 12, 2008.
  6. Luke Walsh (PEN) (sin-binned) in round 21, 2011.

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game

  1. Ray Mercy (NQL) scored three tries in round 4, 1997.
  2. Noa Nadruku (NQL) scored three tries in round 10, 1998.
  3. Ben Reynolds (PEN) scored three tries in round 10, 1998.
  4. Rhys Wesser (PEN) scored three tries in round 24, 2004.

Players to have played for both sides

  1. Matt Sing (PEN: 1993-1995 & NQL: 2002-2006)
  2. Brett Boyd (PEN: 1992-1998 & NQL: 1999-2000)
  3. Jody Gall (PEN: 1994-1998, 2002-2002 & NQL: 1999)
  4. Geoff Bell (NQL: 1999-2001 & PEN: 2002-2003)
  5. Darrien Doherty (PEN: 1990 & NQL: 1999-2000)
  6. Chad Halliday (NQL: 1999-2000 & PEN: 2002)
  7. Jason Nicol (PEN: 1993 & NQL: 2000)
  8. Brett Firman (NQL: 2005-2006 & PEN: 2007)
  9. Gavin Cooper (NQL: 2006, 2011-2018 & PEN: 2009-2010)
  10. Travis Burns (NQL: 2008-2009 & PEN: 2010-2012)
  11. Lachlan Coote (PEN: 2008-2013 & NQL: 2015-2018)
  12. James Tamou (NQL: 2009-2016 & PEN: 2017-2018)
  13. Arana Taumaga (NQL: 2010 & PEN: 2012)
  14. Dayne Weston (PEN: 2011-2012 & NQL: 2014-2015)

Head coaching records

Murray Hurst (NQL) – 1/1 at 100%.
Matthew Elliott (PEN) – 4/6 at 66.7%.
Anthony Griffin (PEN) – 2/3 at 66.7%.
Neil Henry (NQL) – 5/8 at 62.5%.
Royce Simmons (PEN) – 7/11 at 63.6%.
John Lang (PEN) – 5/9 at 55.6%.
Steve Georgallis (PEN) – 1/2 at 50%.
Paul Green (NQL) – 3/6 at 50%.
Graham Murrray (NQL) – 5/11 at 45.5%.
Tim Sheens (NQL) – 3/8 at 37.5%.
Ivan Cleary (PEN) – 1/5 at 20%.
Grant Bell (NQL) – 0/1 at 0%.
Graham Lowe (NQL) – 0/1 at 0%.
Ian Millward (NQL) – 0/1 at 0%.

Most prolific point-scorers in this clash

  1. Ryan Girdler (PEN) – 5 tries, 50 goals & 1 field goal (121 pts)
  2. Johnathan Thurston (NQL) – 3 tries & 49 goals (110 pts)
  3. Josh Hannay (NQL) – 5 tries & 25 goals (70 pts)
  4. Michael Gordon (PEN) – 4 tries & 21 goals (52 pts)
  5. Preston Campbell (PEN) – 2 tries & 21 goals (50 pts)
  6. Matthew Bowen (NQL) – 6 tries & 8 goals (40 pts)
  7. Julian O’Neill (NQL) – 2 tries & 15 goals (38 pts)
  8. Rhys Wesser (PEN) – 7 tries & 1 goal (30 pts)
  9. Luke Rooney (PEN) – 7 tries (28 pts)
  10. Ben Reynolds (PEN) – 3 tries & 7 goals (26 pts)
  11. Luke Phillips (NQL) – 3 tries & 6 goals (24 pts)
  12. Nathan Cleary (PEN) – 3 tries & 6 goals (24 pts)
  13. Peter Jorgensen (PEN) – 6 tries (24 pts)
  14. Michael Jennings (PEN) – 6 tries (24 pts)
  15. Luke Lewis (PEN) – 6 tries (24 pts)

Disclaimer: The above players are those who have accrued the most points across all games in the history between the two sides.

If there are any glaring errors or further stats you want to see added, let us know. We can make it happen and change things.

By ricky

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