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Coen Hess

Coen Hess
  • Date of Birth: 14-08-1996
  • Height: 190
  • Weight: 111
  • Position: Second Row
  • Rep. Honours: Junior Kangaroos 2015 & 2016; Qld U18 Schoolboys
  • Junior Clubs: Mount Isa Blackstars
  • Previous Clubs: Townsville Brothers
  • FG Debut: v Warriors (Rd 24, 2015)
  • Club Debut: v Warriors (Rd 24, 2015)
  • Instagram: coenhess_

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Born: Bundaberg
Home town: Mount Isa
Career highlight: 2016 final v Broncos 
Studies: Year 12, Ignatius Park College
Best part about being a Cowboy: Meeting the fans
First job: Dad gave me $5 to knock down a chicken pen when I was 6
Favourite dish: Lamb & cous cous
Quote that motivates you: "Yeah the boys"
Goal after football: Buy Mum & Dad a house
If you were an animal, what kind would you be? A sloth – eat and sleep all day!
Something not many people know about you: I used to play the violin and piano
Advice for younger players: Chase your dreams


Despite having played nine NRL games in 2015-16, back-rower Coen Hess officially moves into the NRL squad in 2017 from the club’s National Youth Competition set-up.

In his eight NRL games for the Cowboys in 2016, he scored four tries and terrorised edge defenders with his mobility, speed, size and strength.

Hess is contracted to the Cowboys until 2019.