Owen Cunningham

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Owen Cunningham
Personal information
Nickname OJ
Born (1967-01-23) 23 January 1967 (age 47)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Lock, Prop, Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1985–96 Manly-Warringah 185 20 0 0 80
1997–98 Nth. Qld. Cowboys 41 1 0 0 4
1999 Manly-Warringah 24 1 0 0 4
2000 Northern Eagles 26 0 0 0 8
Total 276 22 0 0 96
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1996 Queensland 1 0 0 0 0
1997 Queensland (SL) 3 0 0 0 0
Source: Rugby League Project and Yesterday's Hero

Owen Cunningham (born 23 January 1967) is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 90s. A Queensland State of Origin representative forward, he played his club football for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles (with whom he won the 1996 premiership), North Queensland Cowboys and Northern Eagles. Following Manly's 1987 grand final victory, Cunningham travelled with them to England for the 1987 World Club Challenge against that country's champions, Wigan. Despite continuing to play for Manly in 1995, Cunningham had signed with Super League while in career-best form, which meant he was not eligible for selection in the 1995 State of Origin series. He played State of Origin for Queensland in one game the following year.[1] While playing for the Cowboys he represented Queensland in Super League's Tri-series during 1997's split season. That season he was also named the Cowboys' player of the year.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State of Origin Owen Cunningham". Retrieved 2009-04-25. [dead link]
  2. ^ Honours at cowboys.com.au