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Dearden Commits Long-Term to Cowboys

Dearden Commits Long-Term to Cowboys
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Star Playmaker Tom Dearden Extends Contract Until 2029

The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys have secured a promising future by extending Tom Dearden’s contract for five more years, anchoring the talented playmaker in their lineup until the end of the 2029 season.

This landmark agreement fortifies the team’s foundation and solidifies Dearden’s commitment to the Cowboys.

Rising Star: From Toowoomba to NRL

Tom Dearden’s journey from Toowoomba to the NRL has been nothing short of remarkable.

Hailing from Mackay State High School and later Palm Beach Currumbin State High School, Dearden’s trajectory as a young rugby league prodigy saw him debut for the Brisbane Broncos at just 18 years old in 2019.

Thriving in Cowboys Colours

Since joining the Cowboys midway through the 2021 season, Dearden has been a pivotal force on the field. His relentless competitiveness during training sessions and games quickly earned him respect and admiration from both the coaching staff and teammates.

Rising through the ranks, he secured the coveted No. 6 jersey for the 2022 season and showcased his exceptional skills, earning a spot on Queensland’s State of Origin team and contributing significantly to the Cowboys’ journey to the preliminary final.

A Vision for Success

With 58 games, 22 tries, and 28 assists to his name in two and a half seasons with the Cowboys, Dearden’s impact on the team’s performance has been undeniable.

The Cowboys’ General Manager of Football, Micheal Luck, expressed immense confidence in Dearden’s potential, emphasising his growth as a player and the belief that he’s only just begun to showcase his abilities.

“Today’s announcement finalises what we believe is a solid foundation for our club to build around with Tom, Scott Drinkwater, and Reece Robson all locked into long-term deals,” said Luck. “We are thrilled to extend Tom’s contract to the end of 2029 and look forward to the success we believe is in front of us with Tom playing an integral role.”

Tom Dearden’s commitment represents a strategic move for the Cowboys, securing a key player whose talent and dedication are set to shape the team’s fortunes for years to come.