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Ben Hampton

Ben Hampton
  • Date of Birth: 29-02-1992
  • Height: 183
  • Weight: 89
  • Position: Utility
  • Rep. Honours: Qld U20 Origin, Junior Kangaroos
  • Junior Clubs: Mareeba Gladiators
  • Previous Clubs: Melbourne Storm
  • FG Debut: Storm v Titans (Rd 15, 2013)
  • Club Debut: v Raiders, 04/03/17 (Rd 1, 2017)


Born: Wagga Wagga
Home town: Mareeba
Career highlight: Making my NRL debut
Best part about being a Cowboy: Being home in North Queensland
First job: Fruit picker
Favourite recipe: Lamb cutlets
Word that motivates you: Consistent
Goal after football: Own a home
If you were an animal, what kind would you be? Dog
Something not many people know about you: Born in a leap year
Advice for younger players: The more you put in, the more you get out

Mareeba product Ben Hampton returns home to North Queensland after a lengthy stint south to take up a three-year deal with the Cowboys.

He spent the past four seasons playing for the Melbourne Storm, racking up 35 appearances, including a spot in the final 17 for the 2016 NRL grand final against the Cronullla Sharks.

In his 2016 NRL campaign, he played 19 games, averaging 40 running metres and 10 tackles, while scoring one try and setting up three.