Damian Gibson

Damian Gibson
Former Collegians junior Damian Gibson in action for Castleford in the British Super League competition. Damian's parents were the owners of the Karara Hotel in the late 1980's & early 1990's. He was Collegians fullback in the 1990 Warwick & District JRL Under 16 Grand Final against Goondiwindi. He played representative football at District & schoolboy level while with Collegians. A gifted outside back, Damien had exceptional skills and speed and represented Queensland Independent Colleges after the family relocated to Rockhampton, while a student at Emmaus College.
He spent the 1994 season with the Newcastle "Knights", before joining the North Queensland "Cowboys" in 1995. He has the honour of scoring the "Cowboys" first ever try in the Australian Rugby League (NRL today) competition, and was nominated for a "Norwich Rising Star Award".


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