Matthew Bowen

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Tuesday, 9th March, 1982
Current Age
32 years and 144 days
Place Of Birth
Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Awards & Accolades

2007
Dally M Fullback Of The Year

Known Family Links

Cousin
Brenton Bowen

Biography

North Queensland fullback, originally from Cairns, emerged as one of the most exciting broken play runners in the game. Wayne Bennett was amongst the first to appreciate Bowen’s ‘will of the wisp’ style of play when he chose him as an interchange player in the Queensland State of Origin team in 2002. Continued good form for the Maroons in 2003-04 (all as an interchange player) – and his scintillating play as the North Queensland qualified for the 2004 finals series – saw him become the club’s first ‘home-grown’ Australian representative player. Although he did not appear in a Test match in the 2004 Tri Nations competition Bowen did play for the combined ANZacs team against Cumbria and scored three tries in the international match against the USA Tomahawks in Philadelphia. A try-scorer in the North Queensland’ grand final loss to the W’Tigers in 2005 Bowen was out of favour with Maroons’ selectors following Queensland’s 17-16 loss in the opening match of the 2006 series and did not appear in another rep match during the disappointing season.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

All statistics shown in this section are based only on data available in the RLP database, and are not necessarily a complete and/or 100% accurate representation of a player's career. This information should be used as a guide only. If you see a question mark (?), it denotes that the figure is not available.

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International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 2004 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 2004 1 0 0   0 1 0 0 100.00% Match list


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Queensland 2003-07 10 4 -   - 16 3 7 0 30.00% Match list
Overall 2003-2007 10 4 0   0 16 3 7 0 30.00% Match list


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Queensland NRL 2001 15 6 1 / 2 50.00% - 26 3 11 1 20.00% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2002 24 12 5 / 9 55.56% - 58 8 16 0 33.33% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2003 20 9 5 / 8 62.50% - 46 9 11 0 45.00% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2004 23 11 -   - 44 13 9 1 56.52% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2005 25 21 -   - 84 15 10 0 60.00% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2006 24 5 -   - 20 11 13 0 45.83% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2007 27 22 -   3 91 17 10 0 62.96% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2008 6 3 -   - 12 1 5 0 16.67% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2009 20 12 -   - 48 9 11 0 45.00% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2010 16 2 -   - 8 3 13 0 18.75% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2011 25 8 12 / 19 63.16% - 56 14 11 0 56.00% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2012 26 13 12 / 14 85.71% 2 78 16 10 0 61.54% Match list
North Queensland NRL 2013 19 6 1 / 2 50.00% - 26 10 9 0 52.63% Match list
Overall 2001-2013 ? 130 36 / 54 66.67% 5 597 ? ? ? ?  

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Queensland 2001-13 270 130 36 / 54 66.67% 5 597 129 139 2 47.78% Match list
Overall 2001-2013 ? 130 36 / 54 66.67% 5 597 ? ? ? ?  

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Queensland 2001-2013 14 6 -   2 26 7 7 0 50.00% Match list
Overall 2004-2013 14 6 0   2 26 7 7 0 50.00% Match list

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Last modified: Fri, 09 May 2014 19:25:52 +1000 (Sydney time)