A series of astute offseason signings and the emergence of some promising young talent sees the North Queensland Cowboys looking to push on to new heights in 2013...
AFTER bowing out meekly in the first week of the 2011 finals series, a largely unchanged Cowboys squad started their 2012 campaign hopeful of making a much larger impact on the competition this time around...
IN the club's fourth year under coach Neil Henry, the time has come for the North Queensland Cowboys to revisit the heights they reached during the mid-2000's.
THANKS to a jump from 15th to 7th on the ladder, 2011 will be regarded as a successful year for the North Queensland Cowboys.
A partnership which began in the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys' inaugural season has been extended for another three years after Southern Cross Austereo renewed its major sponsorship with the NRL club.
THE under-11s from Centrals and Western Lions had their moments to remember at Dairy Farmers Stadium last month and it will be the same for the young footballers from Kirwan State High and St Brendans College this Saturday.
PLAYING on Dairy Farmers Stadium prior to the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys' NRL clash with the NZ Warriors will be one of the big thrills awaiting the teams who will play in the final of the Laurie Spina Shield on June 18.
LANGUISHING as the NRL's most disappointing team of the past three seasons, the Cowboys will be hoping that 2011 stands as the season that the plucky club finally delivered on it's potential.