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Tom Dearden

Halfback

Cowboys

Player Bio

Height:
177 cm
Date of Birth:
13 March 2001
Weight:
87 kg
Birthplace:
Toowoomba, QLD
Age:
21
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
48
Tries
13

2022 Season

Appearances
14

Scoring

Tries
5

Kicking

Forced Drop Outs
5
Average Kicking Metres
69.8

Attack

Try Assists
9
Line Break Assists
7

Passing

Offloads
4
Receipts
602

Defence

Tackles Made
225
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
87
Total Running Metres
1218

Fantasy

Total Points
550
Average Points
39.3

2022 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 Bulldogs Lost 4 - 6 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 92 1 - 1 5 12 1 38 12 1 106 - -
2 Raiders Won 26 - 6 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 69 1 2 - 1 32 - 48 6 - 120 - -
3 Broncos Won 12 - 38 Five-Eighth 80 1 - 4 57 - 3 1 2 19 1 56 14 4 68 - -
4 Roosters Lost 4 - 28 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 138 - 1 - 4 20 1 44 22 5 61 - -
5 Warriors Lost 25 - 24 Five-Eighth 84 1 - 4 123 - - 1 2 25 - 41 19 1 112 - 2
6 Raiders Won 12 - 18 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 40 1 - - - 10 - 31 16 3 51 - -
7 Titans Won 30 - 4 Five-Eighth 80 1 - 4 - - - - 1 19 - 29 15 - 109 - -
8 Eels Won 4 - 35 Five-Eighth 80 1 - 4 89 - - 1 2 12 1 41 19 2 61 - 3
9 Knights Won 36 - 16 Five-Eighth 80 1 - 4 45 1 - 1 5 9 - 38 12 - 63 - 6
10 Wests Tigers Won 12 - 36 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 68 - 2 - 1 13 - 52 18 3 72 - -
11 Storm Won 36 - 6 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 97 - 1 - 3 9 - 38 14 3 81 - 7
12 Panthers Lost 22 - 0 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 43 - - - 1 18 - 44 22 - 61 - -
14 Dragons Won 31 - 12 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 38 1 - 1 1 26 - 47 20 2 113 - -
15 Sea Eagles Won 26 - 28 Five-Eighth 80 - - - 78 - - - 2 26 - 55 16 1 134 - -

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 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 12 234 46.00 - 147 29.4
Broncos 2020 12 - 12 - - 1 - 4 2,715 226.24 - 5 3 6 509 239 25 656 54.00 20 484 40.3
Broncos 2021 5 1 4 - 20% 1 - 4 514 102.82 - 1 1 - 155 90 14 246 49.00 - 147 29.4
Cowboys 2021 12 1 11 - 8% 6 - 24 2,300 191.68 - - 3 4 493 274 43 1,117 93.00 144 600 50.0
Cowboys 2022 14 10 4 - 71% 5 - 20 977 69.76 - 5 9 4 602 225 25 1,218 87.00 20 550 39.3

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 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 9 791 424 51 1,137 51.00 20 780 35.4
Cowboys 2021 2022 26 11 15 - 42% 11 - 44 3,277 126.03 - 5 12 8 1,095 499 68 2,336 89.00 165 1,150 44.2

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