Former North Queensland Cowboys captain and halfback Johnathan Thurston

Back again! Our stats breakdowns, as we go over all the big stats for the Cronulla Sharks v North Queensland Cowboys clash tonight.

In recent times, it is the Sharks who have the ascendancy over the Cowboys but both teams have been inconsistent in 2019.

Who can step up, put up, and get their team the win?

Cronulla Sharks v North Queensland Cowboys Stats Breakdown

The Cronulla Sharks and North Queensland Cowboys have played on 48 occasions; the Sharks have won 29, the Cowboys have won 18 and there has been one draw.

The Cronulla Sharks have won five of the last seven games between the two sides including the last 2 games.

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

Gavin Cooper has scored a try against the Sharks in his last three games.

Josh Dugan has scored a try against the Cowboys in his last three games.

Top try-scorers in this clash

Matt Bowen (NQL) – 12
Gavin Cooper (NQL) – 11
Andrew Ettinghausen (CRO) – 8
David Peachey (CRO) – 8
Ty Williams (NQL) – 8
Paul Mellor (CRO) – 7
Jason Taumalolo (NQL) – 7
Paul Gallen (CRO) – 6
Kyle Feldt (NQL) – 6
Adam Dykes (CRO) – 5
Phil Bailey (CRO) – 5
Ashley Graham (NQL) – 5

Former North Queensland Cowboys fullback Matt ‘Mango’ Bowen

Top point-scorers in this clash

Johnathan Thurston (NQL) – 3 tries, 80 goals & 5 field goals (177 pts)
James Maloney (CRO) – 3 tries, 25 goals & 1 field goal (63 pts)
Josh Hannay (NQL) – 3 tries & 22 goals (56 pts)
Luke Covell (CRO) – 1 try & 24 goals (52 pts)
Mat Rogers (CRO) – 2 tries & 20 goals (48 pts)
Matt Bowen (NQL) – 11 tries (44 pts)
Gavin Cooper (NQL) – 11 tries (44 pts)
Michael Gordon (CRO) – 1 try & 20 goals (44 pts)
Blaine Stanley (CRO) – 2 tries & 12 goals (32 pts)
Andrew Ettinghausen (CRO) – 8 tries (32 pts)
David Peachey (CRO) – 8 tries (32 pts)
Ty Williams (NQL) – 8 tries (32 pts)

Head coaching records

Chris Anderson (CRO) – 3/3 (100%)
Graham Lowe (NQL) – 1/1 (100%)
John Morris (CRO) – 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) – 6/14 (42.9%)
Graham Murray (NQL) – 4/11 (36.4%)
Grant Bell (NQL) – 0/1 (0%)
Murray Hurst (NQL) – 0/1 (0%)
Ian Millward (NQL) – 0/1 (0%)
Jamie Shepherd (CRO) – 0/2 (0%)
Tim Sheens (NQL) – 0/8 (0%)

Players to have played for both sides

  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. Tim Maddison – 1998-2000 (CRO) & 2001-2002 (NQL)
  6. Paul McNicholas – 2000-2001 (CRO) & 2003 (NQL)
  7. Jason Ferris – 1997-1998 (NQL) & 1999-2001 (CRO)
  8. Nick Paterson – 1999-2001 (NQL) & 2002-2003 (CRO)
  9. Dayne Weston – 2007 (CRO) & 2008-2009 (NQL)
  10. John Williams – 2008-2010 (NQL) & 2011-2012 (CRO)
  11. Anthony Watts – 2007 (CRO) & 2008-2010 (NQL)
  12. Matthew Wright – 2009 & 2011-2013 (CRO) & 2014-2015 (NQL)
  13. James Segeyaro – 2011-2012 (NQL) & 2017-2018 (CRO)

Biggest winning margins

The Cronulla Sharks biggest win over the North Queensland Cowboys was a 40-8 success in round 22, 1999.

The North Queensland Cowboys biggest win over the Cronulla Sharks was a 42-point romp in round 13, 2005.

Players to be sin-binned/sent-off in this fixture

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

If there are any further stats you want to see or if you notice any errors, please, let us know, and we will make the changes. 

By ricky

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