Take a walk down memory lane and re-live the first ever game against the North Queensland Cowboys from round 1 of the 1995 season.

1995 was the first year the North Queensland Cowboys entered the competition and the Bulldogs were their first opponents.

The Bulldogs ran in 5 tries to 2 with Daryl Halligan kicking 6 goals from 7 attempts to give the Bulldogs a 32-16 win to open their 1995 season.

The match also saw both Jason Smith and Adrian Vowles both sent from the field because of head high tackles.

Bulldogs 32 (McCracken 2, Dymock, Dallas, Newton tries: Halligan 6/7)

Cowboys 16 (Gibson, Groves tries: Ian Duneman 3/4, Damian Gibson 1/1)

CROWD: 23,156

Teams

Fullback

1.

Damian GIBSON

1.

John TIMU

Wing

2.

David BOUVENG

2.

Brett DALLAS

Centre

3.

Adrian VOWLES

3.

Jarrod McCRACKEN

Centre

4.

Willie MORGANSON

4.

Matthew RYAN

Wing

5.

John SKARDON

5.

Daryl HALLIGAN

 

Five-Eighth

6.

Ian DUNEMANN

6.

Jim DYMOCK

Halfback

7.

Laurie SPINA (c)

7.

Terry LAMB (c)

 

Front Row

8.

Martin BELLA

8.

Mitch NEWTON

Hooker

9.

Dean SCHIFILLITI

9.

Ben GILLIES

Front Row

10.

Andrew WHITTINGTON

10.

Darren BRITT

Second Row

11.

Wayne SING

11.

Dean PAY

Second Row

12.

Ian RUSSELL

12.

Robert RELF

Lock

13.

Paul GALEA

13.

Jason SMITH

 

Bench

14.

Shane CHRISTENSEN

14.

Jason WILLIAMS

Bench

15.

Noel SOLOMON

15.

Simon GILLIES

Bench

16.

George BARTLETT

16.

Darrien DOHERTY

Bench

17.

Leigh GROVES

17.

Craig POLLA-MOUNTER

 

Coach

 

Grant BELL

 

Chris ANDERSON