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Tom Dearden

Five-Eighth

Cowboys

Player Bio

Height:
177 cm
Date of Birth:
13 March 2001
Weight:
87 kg
Birthplace:
Toowoomba, QLD
Age:
22
Nickname:
-
Debut Club:
Brisbane Broncos
Date:
02 May 2019
Opposition:
South Sydney Rabbitohs
Round:
8
Previous Club:
Brisbane Broncos
Junior Club:
Mackay Brothers
Biography:

Cowboys member number: 766360

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A proud Mackay product, Dearden has appeared in 22 NRL games over the course of three seasons for the Brisbane Broncos.

Dearden was a member of the Cowboys’ Mackay Academy as a teenager and starred for the Cutters’ under 16s side in 2016 before relocating to the Gold Coast to attend Palm Beach Currumbin the following year.

In 2018, Dearden was an integral member of Palm Beach’s ARL Schoolboy Cup winning side and received the Peter Sterling Medal for Player of the Tournament. He was also selected in the Australian Schoolboys side to tour England at the end of the season.

A mid-season recruit in 2021, Dearden endeared himself to Cowboys fans through his tenacious style of play. In 12 games with the Cowboys, Dearden crossed for six tries, including four in his final six appearances.

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All-time favourite movie: 8 Seconds
Favourite athlete growing up: Johnathan Thurston
As a kid, what did you want to be when you were older: An NRL player
What was your first job: Landscaper
Who is your all-time favourite TV/movie character: Homer Simpson
What is something you couldn’t live without: Water
What is something you think is underrated: DJ Gibb

Career

Appearances
80
Tries
24

2023 Season

Appearances
23

Scoring

Tries
7

Kicking

Forced Drop Outs
5
Average Kicking Metres
49.6

Attack

Try Assists
10
Line Break Assists
10

Passing

Offloads
10
Receipts
1018

Defence

Tackles Made
433
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
98
Total Running Metres
2265

Fantasy

Total Points
888
Average Points
38.6

2023 Season - By Round

Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Hit Up Running Metres Kick Return Metres
1 Raiders Won 19 - 18 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 31 - - - 5 13 - 49 10 3 100 3 -
2 Broncos Lost 28 - 16 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 29 - - 1 4 18 1 41 21 4 53 - -
3 Warriors Lost 12 - 26 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 82 - - - 1 29 - 52 25 3 115 - -
4 Titans Won 24 - 12 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 126 2 - 3 5 16 1 39 14 2 99 - -
5 Bulldogs Lost 15 - 14 Five-Eighth 85 1 - 4 109 - - - 3 13 - 52 35 3 105 - 4
6 Dolphins Lost 22 - 32 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 53 - 1 - 2 20 - 47 12 1 67 13 -
7 Warriors Lost 22 - 14 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 12 1 - - - 12 1 37 20 1 57 - -
8 Knights Won 18 - 16 Five-Eighth 80 1 - 4 47 - - - 2 8 - 49 18 3 91 - -
9 Sharks Lost 44 - 6 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 81 - 1 2 4 15 2 35 19 2 92 - 3
10 Roosters Won 6 - 20 Five-Eighth 80 - - - - - - - 1 26 - 41 22 - 134 - 2
11 Dragons Won 42 - 22 Five-Eighth 80 2 - 8 49 1 - 1 4 3 - 42 19 2 120 - -
12 Wests Tigers Lost 66 - 18 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 24 - - - 1 13 - 37 17 6 102 - -
14 Storm Won 45 - 20 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 82 - - - 6 18 - 46 12 7 95 10 -
16 Panthers Won 27 - 23 Five-Eighth 89 1 - 4 39 - 1 2 6 25 1 47 21 2 126 - -
17 Rabbitohs Won 6 - 31 Five-Eighth 80 1 - 4 82 - 1 - 3 14 - 52 28 2 98 - -
18 Wests Tigers Won 74 - 0 Five-Eighth 80 1 - 4 20 - 2 3 10 18 3 46 13 4 202 - -
20 Sea Eagles Won 8 - 19 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 22 - 1 - 3 21 - 51 21 4 118 - -
21 Eels Won 24 - 16 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 20 - 1 1 3 8 - 41 17 1 69 - -
22 Titans Lost 22 - 13 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 36 - - - 3 34 1 45 14 6 99 - 1
23 Broncos Lost 14 - 30 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 8 - - - 3 26 - 50 15 3 114 - -
25 Sharks Lost 12 - 32 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 100 - - - 3 27 - 50 22 4 88 - -
26 Dolphins Won 10 - 34 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 19 1 2 - - 5 - 35 21 7 84 - -
27 Panthers Lost 44 - 12 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 70 - - - 1 12 - 34 17 7 26 - -

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Broncos 2019 5 3 2 - 60% - - - 470 94.02 - - - 3 127 94 12 80.10% 234 46.00 - 147 29.4
Broncos 2020 12 - 12 - - 1 - 4 2,715 226.24 - 5 3 6 509 239 25 88.24% 656 54.00 20 484 40.3
Broncos 2021 5 1 4 - 20% 1 - 4 514 102.82 - 1 1 - 155 90 14 86.54% 246 49.00 - 147 29.4
Cowboys 2021 12 1 11 - 8% 6 - 24 2,300 191.68 - - 3 4 493 274 43 86.44% 1,117 93.00 144 600 50.0
Cowboys 2022 23 17 6 - 74% 9 - 36 1,317 57.25 - 6 15 8 1,000 404 50 88.99% 2,137 92.00 46 958 41.6
Cowboys 2023 23 12 11 - 52% 7 - 28 1,140 49.57 - 5 10 10 1,018 433 77 84.90% 2,265 98.00 11 888 38.6

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Broncos 2019 2021 22 4 18 - 18% 2 - 8 3,699 168.14 - 6 4 9 791 335 51 86.79% 923 41.00 20 668 30.4
Cowboys 2021 2023 58 30 28 - 52% 22 - 88 4,757 82.02 - 11 28 22 2,511 1,111 170 86.73% 5,520 95.00 203 2,446 42.2

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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.