Travis Norton

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Travis Norton
Travis Norton (22 September 2008).jpg
Personal information
Nickname Tex
Born (1976-04-12) 12 April 1976 (age 41)
Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
Playing information
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 96 kg (15 st 2 lb)
Position Lock, Five-eighth
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1995–96 South Queensland Crushers 33 7 14 0 56
1997–03 Canterbury Bulldogs 116 20 0 0 80
2004–06 North Queensland Cowboys 58 8 0 0 32
Total 207 35 14 0 168
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2002–04 Queensland 5 0 0 0 0
Source: RLP

Travis Norton (born 12 April 1976 in Redcliffe, Queensland) is an Australian retired professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s. A Queensland State of Origin representative lock forward, he played his club football with the South Queensland Crushers, Bulldogs and North Queensland Cowboys, whom he captained to the 2005 NRL Grand Final.

A Moranbah Sharks junior, He played at lock forward for the Canterbury Bulldogs in their loss at the 1998 NRL grand final to the Brisbane Broncos.

Norton had captained the NRL's North Queensland Cowboys since 2004, and played for them in the 2005 NRL grand final loss to Wests Tigers. He moved to the Cowboys and then fellow Bulldogs team-mate Johnathan Thurston joined the Cowboys as well. These two really played a part in the 2005 Grand Final. Unfortunately Travis retired on a very low note in 2006 with the Cowboys missing out on qualifying for the finals series.

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