Adrian Vowles

Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Born
Sunday, 30th May, 1971
Current Age
52 years and 275 days
Place Of Birth
Cunnamulla, Queensland, Australia

Awards & Accolades

Man Of Steel Award
1999

Biography

Former Charleville centre/five-eighth, ‘Clubman of the Year’ in his debut year with the G’Coast Seagulls, was selected as a reserve back in Queensland's second State of Origin match in 1994. Vowles signed with the Nth Queensland North Queensland in 1995 but had the misfortune to be sent off in the club's first premiership match, the 32-16 loss to Canterbury. Vowles captained the North Queensland in 1996 but later shifted to England to play with Castleford (1997-01) as well as representing Scotland in the 2000 World Cup. Vowles moved to Leeds in 2002 but switched to Wakefield Trinity mid-season to take on a player-coach role. He remained with Wakefield until the final three matches of the 2003 season, when he was released by the club, and he returned to Castleford.
- ALAN WHITICKER

Playing 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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Competitions

Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 79 11 12   - 68 12 66 1 15.19% List
State of Origin 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Challenge Cup 17 1 -   - 4 10 7 0 58.82% List
Super League 170 37 2   1 153 74 87 9 43.53% List
Premiership Trophy 3 3 -   - 12 2 1 0 66.67% List
World Cup 3 1 -   - 4 0 3 0 0.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Scotland 2000-01 4 1 -   - 4 1 3 0 25.00% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Scotland 2000 3 1 -   - 4 0 3 0 0.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
QLD 1994 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Gold Coast NSWRL 1993 21 5 4 / 9 44.44% - 28 1 20 0 4.76% List
Gold Coast NSWRL 1994 17 1 3 / 8 37.50% - 10 3 13 1 17.65% List
North QLD ARL 1995 20 3 2 / 9 22.22% - 16 2 18 0 10.00% List
North QLD ARL 1996 21 2 3 / 3 100.00% - 14 6 15 0 28.57% List

NRL/NSWRL - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Gold Coast 1993-94 38 6 7 / 17 41.18% - 38 4 33 1 10.53% List
North QLD 1995-96 41 5 5 / 12 41.67% - 30 8 33 0 19.51% List
Overall1993-1996 79 11 12 / 29 41.38% 0 68 12 66 1 15.19% List

English Career - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Castleford 1997 26 8 1   - 34 7 17 2 26.92% List
Castleford 1998 26 7 -   - 28 12 13 1 46.15% List
Castleford 1999 32 10 -   - 40 21 8 3 65.63% List
Castleford 2000 31 4 -   - 16 18 13 0 58.06% List
Castleford 2001 23 4 -   1 17 10 12 1 43.48% List
Leeds 2002 20 2 -   - 8 12 8 0 60.00% List
Wakefield Trinity 2002 7 3 1   - 14 1 5 1 14.29% List
Wakefield Trinity 2003 22 3 -   - 12 4 17 1 18.18% List
Castleford 2003 3 - -   - - 1 2 0 33.33% List

English Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Castleford 1997-01, 2003 141 33 1   1 135 69 65 7 48.94% List
Leeds 2002 20 2 -   - 8 12 8 0 60.00% List
Wakefield Trinity 2002-03 29 6 1   - 26 5 22 2 17.24% List
Overall1997-2003 190 41 2   1 169 86 95 9 45.26% List

Your Say

  • Kev
    13/01/2012

    Shame this guy didn't play more footy in Australia. He carved a name for himself in England. A legend never the less

  • Alan
    14/01/2012

    Legend in Cas...

  • Troy Williams
    15/05/2012

    Great bloke and a great player from western Queensland lots of people talked about playing NRL but you did it

    Proud to of play in the same team as you

    Troy Williams

  • Doug
    17/11/2022

    Fantastic player

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Contributions: Rugby League Tables, Andrew Ferguson, Shawn Dollin, AJ Lucantonio, Alan Katzmann, Terry Liberopoulos, Bill Bates

Sources: ARL Rugby League Yearbook 1996, ARL Rugby League Yearbook 1997, Richard Bailey's Rugby League World, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1999, NSWRL Rugby League Yearbook 1994, ARL Rugby League Yearbook 1995, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1998