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Valentine Holmes

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Cowboys

Player Bio

Height:
185 cm
Date of Birth:
24 July 1995
Weight:
90 kg
Birthplace:
Townsville, QLD
Age:
28
Nickname:
Val
Debut Club:
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Date:
02 August 2014
Opposition:
Parramatta Eels
Round:
21
Previous Club:
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Junior Club:
Western Lions
Biography:

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The 27-year-old played 105 NRL games across five seasons for the Cronulla Sharks between 2014 and 2018.

Holmes was a crucial member of the Sharks’ maiden premiership-winning outfit in 2016, scoring 19 tries in 26 games.

Playing the majority of his games at fullback, Holmes scored a remarkable 22 tries in just 26 games in 2018 and led the NRL with 26 line-breaks. He also claimed the 2018 Sharks’ Player of the Year and Player’s Player awards.

In total, Holmes crossed for 66 tries in his 105 NRL appearances and also booted 51 goals from 69 attempts at a 74 per cent success rate.

In 2022, Holmes finished at the top of the NRL's point scorers list with 244 points, setting a club record in the process.

Holmes is contracted until the end of the 2025 season.

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Who is your celebrity lookalike: Jalen Hurts
If you could swap jobs with anyone in the world, who would it be: Morgan Wallen
Least favourite household chore: Watering plants
One thing you’d like to learn how to do: Hit low draws
One thing that you really dislike: Taxes
Favourite holiday destination: Queenstown
What would your ultimate golf grouping be: Drake, Lebron James, Tiger Woods

Career

Appearances
194
Tries
100

2024 Season

Appearances
15

Scoring

Tries
8
Goals
54

Kicking

Goal Conversion Rate

Attack

Try Assists
5
Line Breaks
12
Tackle Breaks
60

Passing

Receipts
307

Defence

Tackles Made
155
Missed Tackles
35
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
158
Total Running Metres
2379

Fantasy

Total Points
732
Average Points
48.8

2024 Season - By Round

Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals 1 Point Field Goals 2 Point Field 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 Dolphins Won 18 - 43 Centre 80 - 7 - - 14 - - 1 - 4 73 3 22 11 1 180 37 -
2 Knights Won 21 - 20 Centre 82 - 2 - - 4 12 - 1 - 3 52 1 21 15 2 123 - -
3 Dragons Won 24 - 46 Centre 80 1 7 - - 18 - - 1 2 7 108 1 20 13 2 247 11 -
4 Broncos Lost 38 - 12 Centre 80 1 2 - - 8 15 1 - - 4 37 2 20 10 2 114 - -
5 Titans Won 35 - 22 Centre 80 - 5 - - 10 35 - 1 1 4 54 2 26 10 2 216 18 14
6 Eels Lost 27 - 20 Centre 80 1 2 - - 8 - - - 2 4 27 1 16 6 1 104 - 2
7 Sharks Lost 42 - 6 Centre 80 1 1 - - 6 - - - - 2 30 - 19 15 2 111 - -
8 Panthers Lost 20 - 26 Centre 80 1 2 - - 8 - - - 1 6 41 2 21 5 2 147 - -
9 Dolphins Lost 26 - 28 Centre 80 - 3 - - 6 - - - 1 4 60 - 17 7 5 191 - -
10 Titans Lost 20 - 18 Centre 80 - 2 - - 4 - - - 1 3 77 - 28 11 - 201 - -
11 Rabbitohs Won 22 - 28 Centre 80 - 4 - - 8 33 - - - 4 49 1 22 14 4 117 14 -
12 Wests Tigers Won 42 - 28 Centre 70 2 7 - - 22 - - - 4 6 56 - 18 7 - 220 - -
14 Warriors Lost 12 - 42 Centre 80 - 2 - - 4 - - 1 - 2 38 - 17 9 4 116 5 -
15 Raiders Won 16 - 34 Centre 80 1 5 - - 14 - - - - 4 50 - 22 11 2 151 - -
18 Sea Eagles Lost 20 - 21 Centre 84 - 3 - - 6 - - - - 3 46 1 18 11 6 132 - 5

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals 1 Point Field Goals 2 Point Field Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Sharks 2014 6 - 6 - - 3 - - - 12 - - - - 1 4 103 22 4 72.78% 721 120.00 169 131 21.8
Sharks 2015 25 15 10 - 60% 16 11 - - 89 272 10.88 84.62% 1 1 15 372 75 23 76.53% 3,054 122.00 1,013 729 29.2
Sharks 2016 26 19 6 1 73% 19 2 - - 80 151 5.79 28.57% - 2 21 382 94 20 75.42% 3,372 129.00 737 782 30.1
Sharks 2017 22 13 9 - 59% 6 10 - - 44 112 5.09 83.33% 2 5 10 528 71 31 69.61% 3,678 167.00 1,778 751 34.1
Sharks 2018 26 17 9 - 65% 22 28 - - 144 143 5.49 75.68% 2 8 26 696 94 39 70.68% 3,999 153.00 1,545 1,084 41.7
Cowboys 2020 12 4 8 - 33% 4 24 1 - 65 109 9.06 70.59% - 9 6 369 52 15 77.61% 1,457 121.00 541 445 37.1
Cowboys 2021 20 7 13 - 35% 4 54 2 - 126 134 6.72 72.97% 1 10 8 681 96 43 69.06% 3,476 173.00 1,306 839 42.0
Cowboys 2022 24 17 7 - 71% 10 100 2 1 244 57 2.38 81.97% - 5 12 478 169 50 77.17% 3,519 146.00 63 1,066 44.4
Cowboys 2023 18 10 8 - 56% 8 68 - 1 170 55 3.04 82.93% 1 6 11 357 140 39 78.21% 3,053 169.00 96 835 46.4
Cowboys 2024 15 7 8 - 47% 8 54 - - 140 96 6.38 78.26% 1 5 12 307 155 35 81.58% 2,379 158.00 22 732 48.8

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals 1 Point Field Goals 2 Point Field Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Sharks 2014 2018 105 64 40 1 61% 66 51 - - 369 677 6.45 73.91% 5 17 76 2,081 356 117 75.26% 14,825 141.00 5,244 3,478 33.1
Cowboys 2020 2024 89 45 44 - 51% 34 300 5 2 745 450 5.06 78.74% 3 35 49 2,189 612 182 77.08% 13,868 155.00 2,023 3,914 44.0

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