Wellington’s first 25 years in
Tough former Newcastle prop Dave Dryden FROM 1990 to 1994, the Cowboys rode over all but Cobar (‘93) to claim four premierships in five years. There have been more recent attempts to win back the trophy (‘05, ‘06, ‘10) but it wasn’t until a concerted club effort, on and off the field, over the past two seasons that the prized Shield was taken “home”.
In a complete contrast to the Cowboys’ previous wins, this grand final victory was built on Mac Dutfield fed off a superb pass from Dennis Moran to score the first try under the sticks
Gutsy second-rower Jack Kempston earned bragging rights from brother Harry on Sunday
CYMS warrior Luke Jenkins