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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby League

    Taumalolo again named Cowboys' best

    Jason Taumalolo has capped an eventful week by winning North Queensland's Paul Bowman Medal for the second consecutive season.

    - article from www.rugbyleague.co.nz

    Rampaging forward Jason Taumalolo has topped off another stellar NRL season by winning North Queensland's Paul Bowman Medal for the second time.

    The 24-year-old, who this week shocked rugby league circles by defecting to Tonga from New Zealand for the upcoming World Cup, became the first forward to run for 5000m in a season in 2017.

    "Jason has again had a huge year," Cowboys general manager of football Peter Parr said.

    "With a season-ending injury to our co-captain Matt Scott, Jason stepped up enormously, leading by example week-in, week-out."

    Taumalolo was also joint winner of the players' player award, alongside emerging halfback Michael Morgan.

    Morgan also won the coach's award, which replaced the Most Improved Cowboy gong.


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