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Cowboys sign McIntyre

The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys have agreed to a one-and-a-half-year contract with forward Sam McIntyre running through the end of the 2024 season.

McIntyre will begin training with North Queensland today after being granted an immediate release from the Gold Coast Titans.

The 25-year-old has appeared in 37 NRL games over the course of four seasons for the Wests Tigers and Titans.

A middle forward or second-rower, McIntyre appeared in the opening two games of the 2023 season for the Titans.

In four appearances for the Tweed Seagulls this season, McIntyre has averaged 127 running metres and 28 tackles.

“We are fortunate to be able secure a player of Sam’s ability and experience at this point of the season,” Cowboys General Manager of Football Micheal Luck said.

“We expect him to come in and compete for a spot in the NRL squad immediately.

“He impressed us as a person in our meetings with him and we are excited to welcome him and his family to North Queensland.”

Acknowledgement of Country

North Queensland Cowboys respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.