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Dan Russell

Centre

Cowboys

Player Bio

Height:
193 cm
Weight:
96 kg
Age:
23
Date of Birth:
05 December 1995
Birthplace:
Longreach, QLD
Nickname:
DRuss
Previous Club:
-
Junior Club:
Emerald Brothers
Biography:

A big-bodied centre, Dan Russell will reunite with former Souths Logan coach and current Cowboys assistant Josh Hannay in 2018.

After graduating from the Broncos NYC side, Russell spent three seasons with the Brisbane-based Magpies in the Queensland Cup.

Despite battling injuries for much of the season, his 13-game stint in 2018 was enough to earn a two-year deal with the Cowboys for 2019 and 2020.

The Longreach-bred product has spent the majority of his career in the centres, but has also been earmarked for a potential move to the second row in the future.

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Favourite movie: Jurassic World
Favourite sports team: Sydney Thunder
Favourite athlete growing up: Johnathan Thurston
If you could eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?: Massaman Beef Curry
Most ridiculous fact you know: The eyes of an ostrich are larger than it’s brain
First CD: Keith Urban
Run on song: Stronger – Kayne West
Event you would most like to attend: Super Bowl
One superpower: Teleportation
Childhood career ambition: Fireman
Pre-game meal: Bacon sandwiches
Favourite joke: What do you call a Mexican who lost his car? Carloss
One word to describe yourself: Humble

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