Damien Cook - South Sydney Player Report

Hooker

FG Player - 1117

Cook played in the 2021 NRL Grand Final with South Sydney.

Cook was a state youth beach sprinting champion in the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships. Hailing from Illawarra, Cook made his way to South Sydney after stints with St George-Illawarra and Canterbury-Bankstown, where he originally played fullback before finding a home at hooker. He made his first grade premiership debut for South Sydney in the 2016 Round 1 clash against the Sydney Roosters at the Sydney Football Stadium.

Cook is regarded as one of the best hookers to have played for South Sydney. Cook is a extremly quick runner, with lightning accelaration off the mark, and attacks the ruck with great success. He also who works extremely hard in the cleaning up the ruck defence.

Cook made his South Sydney captaincy debut in the 2023 Round 15 clash against St George-Illawarra at Kogarah Jubilee Oval.

Cook made his representative debut for NSW Country in 2016, before stepping up to play State of Origin for New South Wales in 2018. He made his International debut for Australia against New Zealand in 2018.

Cook was the best hooker in the rugby league world in 2018 and 2019, winning the Dally M Hooker of the Year in 2018, World XIII hooker of the year in 2018/19, and the Big League Annual hooker of the year 2018/19. He also won the George Piggins Medal as the best South Sydney first grade player in 2018 and 2019.

Playing - Height / Weight
           178cm / 88kg

Representative Qualification
NSW Country

Date of Birth
Sutherland - 23rd June 1991

Previous Clubs                             First Grade :          Lower Grades :               Juniors
                                       M  T  G  FG  Pt :       M  T  G  FG  Pt :       M  T  G  FG  Pt
Illawarra              (Juniors)                       :                       : U16 
Penrith                (2010-11)                       : NYC  43 11  -   -  44
Illawarra              (2012-13)                       : NSWC
St George-Illawarra    (2013)    NRL   2  -   -  -   - :
Canterbury-Bankstown   (2014-15) NRL   7  4   -  -  16 : NSWC 37  2  -   -   8

Previous Rep Honours                   M  T   G FG  Pt
none

Previous Awards
NSW Cup Team of the Year - Interchange (2013)
NSW Cup Team of the Year - Interchange (2015)

Playing Career at South Sydney (2016-24)

South Sydney First Grade Debut
2016 Rd01  SFS  v Sydney Roosters (24y 257d)

Contracted Until
End of 2025

First Grade
                               Premiership :                Pre-Season Challenge
         M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :   M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
2016    17   7 (10)  -   7/8    -       14
2017    23  11 (12)  2   -      -        8
2018    25  25   -   4   -      -       16
2019    26  26   -   3   -      -       12
2020    23  23   -   5   -      -       20
2021    24  24   -   2   -      -   -    8
2022    23  23   -   8   -      -   -   32
2023    23  22  (1)  3   -      -   -   12 :   1   1   -   -   -      -   -    -

TOTAL  184 161 (23) 27   7/8    -   -  122 :   1   1   -   -   -      -   -    -

SS FG  185 162 (23) 27   7/8    -   -  122

Lower Grades
                          (RG) Premiership :             (RG) State Championship 
Year     M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :   M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
2016     2   2   -   -   1/1    -        2
2017     -   -   -   -   -      -        -
2018     -   -   -   -   -      -        -
2019     -   -   -   -   -      -        -
2020     -   -   -   -   -      -        -
2021     -   -   -   -   -      -   -    -
2022     -   -   -   -   -      -   -    -
2023     -   -   -   -   -      -   -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -   -    -

TOTAL    -   -   -   -   -      -   -    -

TOTAL    2   2   -   -   1/1    -   -    2 (incl. Bears)

South Sydney Senior(FG/RG/3G) Grade Career
                               Premiership :                                 Cup :                         All Matches
         M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :   M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :   M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
CAREER 184 161 (23) 27   7/8    -   -  122 :   1   1   -   -   -      -   -    - : 185 162 (23) 27   7/8    -   -  122

CAREER 182 163 (23) 27   8/9    -   -  124 :   1   1   -   -   -      -   -    - : 187 164 (23) 27   8/9    -   -  124 (incl. Bears)

Short Form
                                    9s
         M   S   I   T   G/A   FG  Pts
2016     3   -  (3)  1   2/5    -    8
2017     3   3   -   1   1/3    -    5
2020     3   3   -   -   -      -    -

TOTAL    9   6  (3)  2   3/8    -   13

SS SF    9   6  (3)  2   3/8    -   13

Versus - First Grade                       : Lower Grades
                          (FG) Premiership :       (RG) Premiership
                     T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :  T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
Brisbane             2   -      -   -    8 :
Canberra             2   -      -   -    8 :
Canterbury           3   2/2    -   -   16 : 
Cronulla             -   2/3    -   -    4 :
Manly                1   -      -   -    4 :
Melbourne            1   -      -   -    4 :
Newcastle            5   -      -   -   20 :
Newtown                                    :  1   -      -   -    4
Nth Qld              3   -      -   -   12 : 
Parramatta           3   -      -   -   12 : 
Penrith              1   -      -   -    4 :
St Geo-Ill           2   -      -   -    8 :
Warriors             2   3/3    -   -   14 :
Wests-Tig            1   -      -   -    4 :

Venues  - First Grade                      : Lower Grades
                          (FG) Premiership :       (RG) Premiership
                     T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :  T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
StAu                10   4/5    -   -   48 :  1   -      -   -    4
Brok                 1   -      -   -    4 :
Dubb                 1   -      -   -    4 :
LngS                 4   -      -   -   16 : 
MtSm                 -   3/3    -   -    6 :
NISC                 2   -      -   -    8 :
Penr                 1   -      -   -    4 :
SCG                  1   -      -   -    4 : 
Town                 1   -      -   -    4 :
Woll                 1   -      -   -    4 :
WSS                  4   -      -   -   16 :

Match Statistics at South Sydney

2016                                                First Grade Statistics     :                                                     Lower Grade Statistics
                    Min Tac Pe MT LB  HU  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG     :                     Min Tac Pe MT LB  HU  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG
Rd01 Int  Syd Rstrs  33  17  -  3  -   2   1    9  -  -   2  1  -  -     -     :
Rd02 Int  Newcastle  46  27  -  1  -   7   6   78  -  3   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd03 Int  St Geo-Ill 20  16  -  1  -   2   2   19  2  2   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd04 Int  Canterbury 30  16  -  1  -   2   2   18  -  -   -  1  -  2/2   -     :
Rd05 Int  Manly      15  17  -  1  -   -   -    -  -  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd06 Int  Syd Rstrs  28  13  -  2  -   7   3   58  1  1   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd07 18th Nth Qld                                                              :
Rd08 Hook Brisbane   73  31  -  2  -   3   1   25  1  -   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd09 Hook Wests-Tig  71  42  -  3  -   5   3   39  1  2   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd10 18th Parramatta                                                           :
Rd11 18th St Geo-Ill                                                           : RG   Hook Wntwrthvll                                            -  1/1   -
Rd13 18th Gold Coast                                                           :
Rd14 18th Wests-Tig                                                            :
Rd15 Int  Parramatta 13   6  -  -  -   2   -    6  -  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd16 18th Penrith                                                              :
Rd17 Int  Nth Qld    48  32  -  1  -   9   2   46  2  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd18                                                                           : RG   Flbk Penrith    80                                         -  -     -
Rd19 Int  Brisbane   24  20  -  -  -   5   4   42  -  1   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd20 18th Manly                                                                :
Rd21 Int  Canberra   32  17  -  2  -   2   1   20  -  -   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd22 Hook Melbourne  85  45  1  2  -   8   6   85  -  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd23 Hook Warriors   80  35  1  -  -   6   6   55  -  2   2  -  -  3/3   -     :
Rd24 Hook Cronulla   80  48  1  -  -   5   5   40  -  1   3  -  -  2/3   -     :
Rd25 Hook Newcastle  80  38  -  -  -   9   6   73  2  1   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd26 Hook Canterbury 80  42  -  -  -   6   3   36  1  -   1  1  -  -     -     :

2016 TOTALS         838 462  3 19  -  80  51  649 10 14  18  3  -  7/8   -     :                                                                 -  1/1   -

2016 FG Average Minutes          -  49.3
2016 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -  44.1
2016 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -   7.6
2016 FG Average Meters per run   -   8.1m
2016 FG Tackling Ability         -  96.0%
2016 FG Goalkicking              -  87.5%

2017                                                First Grade Statistics     :                                                     Lower Grade Statistics
                    Min Tac Pe MT LB  HU  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG     :                     Min Tac Pe MT LB  HU  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG
Rd01 Int  Wests-Tig  27  18  -  1  -   4   4   45  -  1   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd02 Int  Manly      44  17  -  -  -   6   2   73  -  3   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd03 Int  Newcastle  50  17  1  2  -   3   1   20  -  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd04 Int  Syd Rstrs  52  21  1  2  1   5   3   59  -  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd05 Hook Nth Qld    80  53  1  4  -   7   6   61  -  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd06 Hook Penrith    55  38  -  1  -   9   4   65  -  2   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd07 Hook Canterbury 48  23  1  1  -   5   4   20  -  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd08 Hook Brisbane   49  35  1  2  -   4   2   45  -  2   3  -  1  -     -     :
Rd09 Hook Manly      51  35  1  2  -   4   3   29  1  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd10 Int  Wests-Tig  17   8  -  1  -   6   2   40  -  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd11 Int  Melbourne  16  14  -  1  -   3   2   24  -  1   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd12 Int  Parramatta 17   6  -  -  -   1   1   17  -  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd14 Int  Brisbane   47  27  -  1  -  11   7   96  -  2   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd15 Int  Gold Coast 23  11  -  -  -   6   3   68  1  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd17 Int  Penrith    25  17  1  3  -   4   3   27  -  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd18 Int  Syd Rstrs  27  12  1  1  -   7   3   45  1  3   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd19 18th Nth Qld                                                              :
Rd20 Int  Cronulla   34  21  -  3  -   5   3   26  2  3   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd21 Hook Canberra   63  35  -  4  -   4   2   24  1  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd22 Hook St Geo-Ill 70  42  -  4  1  13   6  116  1  2   1  1  1  -     -     :
Rd23 Hook Canterbury 69  29  -  1  1   6   4   90  -  1   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd24 Hook Warriors   67  38  1  2  -  10   8  114  -  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd25 Hook Melbourne  65  27  -  2  -   7   3   93  1  -   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd26 Flbk Parramatta 80   5  -  2  1  15   3  165  2  -   -  1  -  -     -     :

2017 TOTALS        1076 549  9 40  4 145  79 1362 10 24  16  2  2  -     -     :   

2017 FG Average Minutes          -  46.8
2017 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -  40.8
2017 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -  10.8
2017 FG Average Meters per run   -   9.4m
2017 FG Tackling Ability         -  93.2%

2018                                                       First Grade Statistics     :                                                           Lower Grade Statistics
                           Min Tac Pe MT LB  HU  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG     :                           Min Tac Pe MT LB  HU  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG
TourT Hook  #9 Wigan      W 50  20  -  -  -  11   5  110  1  -   2  1  -  -/1   -     :
ChSh  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill W 56  32  -  1  1   8   4  110  -  -   1  1  -  -     -     :
Rd01  Hook  #9 Warriors   L 80  45  1  5  1   9   7   90  2  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd02  Hook  #9 Penrith    L 80  49  3  5  1  18   7  160  1  -   2  -  1  -     -     :
Rd03  Hook  #9 Manly      W 80  43  -  3  -  14  10   97  2  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd04  Hook  #9 Canterbury W 80  44  -  3  -   7   7   81  1  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd05  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill L 80  38  -  1  1   9   5  117  -  3   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd06  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  W 80  45  2  -  1  10   5  145  1  2   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd07  Hook  #9 Canberra   W 80  36  -  1  1  10   5  111  1  -   -  2  -  -     -     :
Rd08  Hook  #9 Brisbane   L 80  38  -  2  -  11   5  109  3  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd09  Hook  #9 Newcastle  W 71  39  -  2  1   8   6  119  -  -   -  -  1  -     -     :
Rd10  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill W 80  43  -  2  -   5   2   79  1  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd11  Hook  #9 Nth Qld    W 80  47  -  2  1   8   4   85  -  1   -  1  1  -     -     :
Rd12  Hook  #9 Warriors   W 80  44  1  4  -   9   6  118  -  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd14  18th     Gold Coast                                                             :
Rd15  Hook  #9 Parramatta W 80  46  1  3  -   7   7   65  -  1   3  -  -  -     -     :
Rd16  Hook  #9 Nth Qld    W 80  55  -  4  -  15  11  101  -  4   -  1  -  -     -     :
Rd18  Hook  #9 Canterbury W 72  46  -  3  1  10   6  122  -  2   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd19  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  L 80  37  1  -  -  13   9  114  -  2   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd20  Hook  #9 Parramatta W 80  49  -  -  -  14  10  128  1  4   1  1  -  -     -     :
Rd21  Hook  #9 Melbourne  W 80  39  -  1  1  19  16  190  2  1   -  1  1  -     -     :
Rd22  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  L 80  40  -  -  -  11   8   78  -  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd23  Hook  #9 Brisbane   L 80  40  1  3  -   7   5   75  -  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd24  Hook  #9 Canberra   L 80  50  -  2  -   7   5   62  1  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd25  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  W 75  32  -  2  -   7   6   65  -  1   -  1  -  -     -     :
MPSF  Hook  #9 Melbourne  L 80  35  -  3  -   8   7   66  -  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
MSF   Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill W 80  42  -  4  -  12  10  156  -  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
MF    Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  L 80  39  -  -  -   6   4   65  1  -   3  -  -  -     -     :

2018 TOTALS              1978 1061 10 55  9 254 173 2598 17 23  15  7  4  -     -     :   

2018 FG Average Minutes          -  79.1
2018 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -  42.9
2018 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -  10.3
2018 FG Average Meters per run   -  10.2m
2018 FG Tackling Ability         -  95.1%

2019                                                       First Grade Statistics     :                                                           Lower Grade Statistics
                           Min Tac Pe MT LB  HU  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG     :                           Min Tac Pe MT LB  HU  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG
ChSh  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill W 60  25  1  -  -   3   2   27  -  -   5  -  -  -     -     :
Rd01  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  W 80  40  -  1  -  10   8   68  -  -   4  1  -  -     -     :
Rd02  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill W 80  38  1  1  -  16  13   81  2  1   1  2  -  -     -     :
Rd03  Hook  #9 Gold Coast W 80  41  1  2  -  10   7   73  1  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd04  Hook  #9 Manly      L 84  47  -  3  -  18  13  127  -  2   4  -  -  -     -     :
Rd05  Hook  #9 Warriors   W 80  41  -  3  1  17  12  152  -  -   1  2  -  -     -     :
Rd06  Hook  #9 Canterbury W 80  45  -  2  -  17  10  109  1  -   4  1  -  -     -     :
Rd07  Hook  #9 Penrith    W 80  39  1  3  -  13   8   75  2  2   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd08  Hook  #9 Brisbane   W 80  47  1  1  1   8   7   68  1  1   1  2  -  -     -     :
Rd09  Hook  #9 Nth Qld    W 80  51  -  4  2   8   6   59  -  -   2  3  1  -     -     :
Rd10  Hook  #9 Canberra   W 80  41  -  -  -   9   7   47  -  2   3  1  -  -     -     :
Rd11  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  W 80  48  1  1  1  15   8   86  1  -   3  2  1  -     -     :
Rd12  Hook  #9 Newcastle  L 68  22  1  2  -   8   5   57  1  -   3  -  -  -     -     :
Rd14  Hook  #9 Penrith    L 80  40  -  1  -  11   6   30  1  -   1  1  -  -     -     :
Rd15  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  L 80  56  -  -  -  11   5   66  1  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd17  Hook  #9 Manly      W 80  53  -  4  -  11  11   91  1  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd18  Hook  #9 Nth Qld    W 80  51  -  1  -   7   4   44  -  1   1  1  -  -     -     :
Rd19  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill W 80  39  1  -  -   9   6   87  -  -   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd20  Hook  #9 Cronulla   L 80  54  -  4  -  16   8   89  -  2   -  1  -  -     -     :
Rd21  Hook  #9 Melbourne  L 80  46  -  2  -  12   7   64  -  1   4  -  -  -     -     :
Rd22  Hook  #9 Canterbury L 80  54  -  1  -  12   7   77  -  3   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd23  Hook  #9 Brisbane   W 80  50  -  4  -  13  11  131  1  4   -  -  1  -     -     :
Rd24  Hook  #9 Warriors   W 80  37  1  1  -  10   7   70  -  -   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd25  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  W 80  46  -  3  -  14   9   91  1  1   2  -  -  -     -     :
MPSF  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  L 80  56  -  3  -   8   6   53  -  1   1  -  -  -     -     :
MSF   Hook  #9 Manly      W 80  37  -  3  -  13  11   79  -  -   1  1  -  -     -     :
MF    Hook  #9 Canberra   L 80  54  -  3  -  10   8   54  1  -   2  -  -  -     -     :

2019 TOTALS              2072 1173  8 53  5 306 210 2028 15 21  48 18  3  -     -     : 

2019 FG Average Minutes          -  79.7
2019 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -  45.3
2019 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -  11.8
2019 FG Average Meters per run   -   6.6m
2019 FG Tackling Ability         -  95.7%

2020                                                          First Grade Statistics     :                                                           Lower Grade Statistics
                           Min Tac Pe 6A MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG     :                           Min Tac Pe MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG
ChSh  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill W 55  31  -  -  2  -   6   3   42  2  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd01  Hook  #9 Cronulla   W 80  47  3  -  3  -  10   7   67  -  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd02  Hook  #9 Brisbane   L 80  43  -  -  3  -   7   6   57  -  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd03  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  L 80  49  -  -  -  -  12   9   94  -  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd04  Hook  #9 Melbourne  L 80  57  -  -  1  -  10   9   82  1  -   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd05  Hook  #9 Gold Coast W 80  41  -  -  -  -  12  10  125  -  -   -  1  -  -     -     :
Rd06  Hook  #9 Warriors   W 80  51  -  -  -  1  17  11  162  -  1   -  1  1  -     -     :
Rd07  Hook  #9 Penrith    L 80  60  -  -  4  -   7   5   48  -  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd08  Hook  #9 Canterbury W 80  47  -  -  1  -  15   8  129  1  2   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd09  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  W 80  47  -  -  3  -  14  13  109  1  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd10  Hook  #9 Newcastle  L 80  56  -  -  4  1  13  12  128  -  -   2  -  2  -     -     :
Rd11  Hook  #9 Canberra   L 80  56  2  -  3  -  11   9   61  1  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd12  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill W 80  44  -  -  1  -  10   8   81  1  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd13  Hook  #9 Brisbane   W 80  53  -  1  3  -   8   6   66  1  -   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd14  Hook  #9 Nth Qld    W 80  41  -  1  1  -   6   5   59  2  1   -  1  -  -     -     :
Rd15  Hook  #9 Manly      W 80  31  -  -  -  -  14  11  118  -  -   1  1  -  -     -     :
Rd16  Hook  #9 Parramatta W 80  41  1  1  2  1   6   4   57  -  -   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd17  Hook  #9 Melbourne  L 80  39  1  1  -  1  16  15  144  1  1   2  -  -  -     -     :
Rd18  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  W 80  58  -  -  1  -   8   5   52  -  1   1  -  -  -     -     :
Rd19  Hook  #9 Canterbury L 80  62  -  -  2  -   9   8  107  -  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
Rd20  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  W 70  32  -  -  -  -   7   5   62  1  1   -  -  -  -     -     :
mPSF  Hook  #9 Newcastle  W 80  39  -  -  3  1  10   6  175  -  -   -  2  1  -     -     :
MSF   Hook  #9 Parramatta W 80  47  1  1  1  1  14  10  162  -  2   3  2  1  -     -     :
MF    Hook  #9 Penrith    L 80  51  -  1  3  -   4   3   21  -  -   1  -  -  -     -     :

2020 TOTALS              1830 1092  8  6 39  6 240 185 2166 10 12  17  8  5  -     -     :  

2020 FG Average Minutes          -  79.6
2020 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -  47.7
2020 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -  10.5
2020 FG Average Meters per run   -   9.0m
2020 FG Tackling Ability         -  96.6%

2021                                                                   First Grade Statistics     :                                                                       Lower Grade Statistics
                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG     :                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG
ChSh  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill Mudg W 40  16  -  -  -  -   4   4   36  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd01  Hook  #9 Melbourne  MRSt L 80  43  1  -  2  -   4   3   25  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd02  Hook  #9 Manly      Brok W 80  56  -  -  1  2   8   7   94  -  -   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd03  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  StAu W 80  38  -  -  -  -   7   6   37  -  1   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd04  Hook  #9 Canterbury StAu W 65  47  -  2  1  2   9   7   92  1  -   -  2  -  -     -   -     :
Rd05  Hook  #9 Brisbane   StAu W 65  34  -  1  2  1   7   7   49  -  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd06  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  StAu W 82  52  1  -  3  -   9   9   83  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd07  Hook  #9 Gold Coast Robi W 80  40  1  -  3  -  13   5  112  -  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd08  Hook  #9 Canberra   Bruc W 80  43  -  -  -  -   7   5   49  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd09  Hook  #9 Melbourne  StAu L 80  49  -  -  3  -   7   7   52  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd10  Hook  #9 Cronulla   LngS W 80  50  -  -  3  -  12  10   89  2  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd11  Hook  #9 Penrith    Dubb L 80  52  -  -  4  -   3   3   16  2  1   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd12  Hook  #9 Parramatta StAu W 80  52  -  -  1  1   6   5   43  1  1   -  1  1  -     -   -     :
Rd15  Hook  #9 Brisbane   LngS W 80  37  -  -  5  -   7   5   61  1  2   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd16  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  Leic W 73  39  -  -  5  -   9   5   67  -  -   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd18  Hook  #9 Canterbury Robi W 80  30  -  -  -  -  10   7   55  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd19  Hook  #9 Warriors   SunS W 80  34  -  -  -  2  23  18  141  -  -   2  3  -  -     -   -     :
Rd20  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill LngS W 80  43  -  1  1  -  12  11   51  1  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd21  Hook  #9 Parramatta Robi W 80  45  -  1  2  -   9   6   45  -  2   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd22  Hook  #9 Gold Coast Robi W 80  49  -  1  1  -  16  10   76  -  -   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd23  Hook  #9 Penrith    LngS L 80  58  1  -  2  1   5   4   79  -  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd24  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  LngS W 80  35  -  -  2  -  11   5   73  1  1   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
MPSF  Hook  #9 Penrith    NQSt W 80  40  -  -  1  -   5   4   26  -  3   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
mPF   Hook  #9 Manly      LngS W 80  38  -  1  2  -  10   6  101  -  -   3  1  -  -     -   -     :
GF    Hook  #9 Penrith    LngS L 80  45  -  -  2  -   8   7   72  -  2   -  -  -  -     -   -     :

2021 TOTALS                   1885 1049  4  7 46  9 217 162 1588 11 14  11 10  2  -     -   -     : 

2021 FG Average Minutes          -  78.5
2021 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -  44.5
2021 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -   9.2
2021 FG Average Meters per run   -   7.3m
2021 FG Tackling Ability         -  95.8%

2022                                                                   First Grade Statistics     :                                                                       Lower Grade Statistics
                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG     :                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG
ChSh  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill Mudg L 65  35  -  -  2  -   4   3   29  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd01  Hook  #9 Brisbane   LngS L 80  42  -  -  2  -  13  11  120  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd02  Hook  #9 Melbourne  MRSt L 69  53  -  -  3  -   6   4   46  1  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd03  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  StAu W 80  42  -  1  2  -  12  10   90  -  -   1  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd04  Hook  #9 Penrith    Penr L 80  61  -  -  1  1   4   3   44  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd05  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill StAu W 80  47  -  1  1  1   9   7  102  1  1   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd06  Hook  #9 Canterbury StAu W 80  34  1  -  -  2   8   2   89  -  1   -  -  3  -     -   -     :
Rd07  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  WSS  L 80  63  -  -  1  -   3   3   34  2  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd08  Hook  #9 Manly      Gosf W 80  35  1  -  1  -  12   8   95  1  -   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd09  Hook  #9 Brisbane   StAu L 80  43  -  -  1  -  14   8   96  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd10  Hook  #9 Warriors   LngS W 73  43  1  1  1  1   8   6   79  -  -   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd11  Hook  #9 Canberra   Dubb L 80  44  -  -  4  1   9   5  104  -  1   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd12  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  StAu W 80  40  -  -  -  -  13   7  123  -  1   2  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd14  Hook  #9 Gold Coast Robi W 67  45  1  -  2  -   7   6   61  -  -   1  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd15  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill Woll L 80  50  1  -  -  2   9   6   67  3  -   -  1  1  -     -   -     :
Rd16  Hook  #9 Parramatta StAu W 72  49  1  -  -  -   7   4   70  -  -   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd19  Hook  #9 Melbourne  StAu W 80  38  1  1  -  -  11  10   79  1  1   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd20  Hook  #9 Cronulla   Ende L 87  52  -  -  2  -   7   4   48  1  1   2  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd21  Hook  #9 Warriors   SunS W 80  29  1  -  3  -  12   7  141  -  -   1  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd22  Hook  #9 Parramatta WSS  W 80  45  -  -  2  -  11   2  102  -  2   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd23  Hook  #9 Penrith    StAu L 80  58  -  -  2  -   4   2   39  2  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
mPSF  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  SFS2 W 57  29  -  -  1  -   4   1   45  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
MSF   Hook  #9 Cronulla   SFS2 W 80  35  -  -  1  -  12   8   64  2  -   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
MF    Hook  #9 Penrith    StAu L 80  47  -  -  1  -   6   4   38  3  1   1  -  -  -     -   -     :

2022 TOTALS                   1785 1024  8  4 31  8 201 128 1776 20 10  12  7  8  -     -   -     :

2022 FG Average Minutes          -  77.6
2022 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -  45.9
2022 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -   9.0
2022 FG Average Meters per run   -   8.8m
2022 FG Tackling Ability         -  97.1%

2023                                                                      First Grade Statistics     :                                                                          Lower Grade Statistics
                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LA LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG     :                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LA LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG
Pre02 Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill Mudg W 60  21  -  -  1  3  -   5   4   38  2  -   -  2  -  -     -   -     :
Rd01  Hook  #9 Cronulla   Ende W 80  47  -  -  1  -  -  11   8  137  -  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd02  Hook  #9 Penrith    Penr L 80  60  2  -  4  -  -   8   4   50  2  2   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd03  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  SFS2 L 80  42  1  -  2  -  -   9   8  107  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd04  Hook  #9 Manly      StAu W 82  50  -  -  2  -  -   8   7   63  -  -   2  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd05  Hook  #9 Melbourne  StAu L 80  46  -  -  -  -  -  10   8   89  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd06  Hook  #9 Canterbury StAu W 80  31  -  1  -  -  -   9   6   53  1  1   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd07  Hook  #9 Dolphins   LngS W 80  45  -  1  3  -  -   7   5   44  1  1   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd08  Hook  #9 Penrith    StAu W 80  41  2  -  3  -  1   3   3   33  1  -   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd09  Hook  #9 Brisbane   LngS W 80  37  1  1  6  1  -   9   8   65  1  1   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd10  Hook  #9 Melbourne  LngS W 80  35  1  -  3  -  -   8   7   89  1  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd11  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  StAu W 80  54  -  1  2  1  -   3   1   19  -  -   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd12  Hook  #9 Parramatta SFS2 L 80  48  -  -  1  -  -   7   4   67  2  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd13  Hook  #9 Canberra   StAu L 80  52  -  -  3  -  -   2   2   15  -  -   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd14  Hook  #9 Gold Coast Robi W 80  38  -  -  1  1  -   6   5   49  -  -   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd15  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill Koga L 80  51  -  -  4  -  2   6   5  118  1  -   1  -  -  -     -   - (c) :
Rd17  Hook  #9 Nth Qld    StAu L 53  40  1  -  2  -  -   6   5   45  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd18  Int   #9 Warriors   MtSm W 63  32  -  -  2  1  -   7   6   59  1  -   1  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd21  Hook  #9 Brisbane   SunS L 71  38  -  1  3  1  -   6   4   55  1  -   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd22  Hook  #9 Wests-Tig  Tamw W 80  38  -  -  4  -  -   6   5   42  -  1   2  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd23  Hook  #9 Cronulla   Prth L 80  59  1  -  4  -  -   6   3   79  -  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd24  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill Crns W 80  37  1  -  1  -  -   9   6   64  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd25  Hook  #9 Newcastle  NISC L 80  48  1  -  2  1  1  11   7  125  -  1   1  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd27  Hook  #9 Syd Rstrs  StAu L 80  45  1  -  1  1  -   9   7   76  1  1   1  1  -  -     -   -     :

2023 TOTALS                   1789 1014 12  5 54  7  4 166 124 1543 15 10  11  8  3  -     -   -     :

2023 FG Average Minutes          -  77.8
2023 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -  45.3
2023 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -   7.4
2023 FG Average Meters per run   -   9.3m
2023 FG Tackling Ability         -  94.9%

2024                                                                      First Grade Statistics     :                                                                          Lower Grade Statistics
                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LA LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG     :                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LA LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG
Rd01  Hook  #9 Manly      LVgs L 80  42  1  -  4  1  -   9   8   70  -  -   1  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd02  Hook  #9 Brisbane   LngS L 61  39  1  1  2  -  -   2   2   27  -  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd03  Int   #9 Syd Rstrs  SFS2 L 63  36  -  -  -  -  -   6   4   48  -  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd04  Hook  #9 Canterbury StAu W 80  48  -  1  2  -  1   7   4   90  -  2   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd05  Hook  #9 Warriors   StAu L 62  45  -  -  1  -  -   7   6   63  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd06                                                                                                 : RG   Hook #21 Newtown    StAu W 80  31  -  -  1  -  -  12   9  128  2  2   -  -  1  -     -   -
Rd08  Hook  #9 Melbourne  MRSt L 47  25  1  -  4  -  -   6   3   41  -  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd09  Hook  #9 Penrith    StAu L 80  31  -  -  2  -  -   8   1   68  1  -   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd10  Hook  #9 St Geo-Ill Koga L 80  48  -  1  5  -  -  12   4  112  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd11  Hook  #9 Nth Qld    LngS L 68  40  -  -  3  -  1   8   1   80  -  1   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd12  Hook  #9 Parramatta StAu W 80  27  -  -  5  -  -   9   4   66  2  1   3  1  1  -     -   -     :
Rd14  Hook  #9 Gold Coast Robi W 80  33  -  -  6  -  1   7   4   96  1  -   -  1  -  -     -   -     :

Captaincy Record

South Sydney First Grade Captaincy Debut
2023 Rd15  Koga v St Geo-Ill (32y)

     First Grade
Year Premiership(  W- D-L      %) : Other   (  W- D-L      %)
2020                              : 9s     3(  1- 0-2    33%)
2023           1(  0- 0-1     0%) :

TOTAL          1(  0- 0-1     0%) : 

SS CAREER      1(  0- 0-1     0%) 

Suspensions

Year       Grade  v            Fine Wk CO  Ldg G CHARGE
2016 Rd22  FG     Melbourne       - -  93   0% 1 Dangerous Throw
2022 SOO II       Queensland   $750 -   -   0% - Dangerous Contact (5% of Match Fee)
2023 Rd24  FG     St Geo-Ill   $750  -  -  1st 1 Dangerous Throw

Sin Bins

Year       Grade  v          CHARGE
2022 Rd10  FG     Warriors   10SB Professional Foul
2024 Rd02  FG     Brisbane   10SB Professional Foul

Player Awards

Year  Award
2017 - Bob McCarthy South Sydney Clubman of the Year
2018 - NSWRL People's Choice Award
2018 - RLPA Hooker of the Year
2018 - Dally M Provan-Summons People's Choice Award
2018 - Dally M Hooker of the Year
2018 - Burrow South Sydney Appreciation Award
2018 - Roy Asotasi South Sydney Members Player of the Year
2018 - George Piggins Medal (South Sydney First Grade Player of the Year)
2018 - World XIII Hooker of the Year
2018 - David Middleton Big League Annual Top 5 Player of the Year
2018 - David Middleton Big League Annual Team of the Year(Hooker)
2019 - George Piggins Medal (South Sydney First Grade Player of the Year)
2019 - David Middleton Big League Annual Top 5 Player of the Year
2019 - David Middleton Big League Annual Team of the Year(Hooker)
2019 - World XIII Hooker of the Year
2020 - Bob McCarthy South Sydney Clubman of the Year
2022 - NSWRL NSW Team of the Year(Hooker)
2022 - Sports Dad of the Year

Representative Honours at South Sydney

Domestic
                              M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
NSW Country Origin   2017     1   1   -   -   -      -        -
NSW Origin           2018-23 17  14  (3)  3   -      -   -   12

TOTAL                        18  15  (3)  3   -      -   -   12

International                                    Internationals :                              Other
                              M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :  M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
NRL World All Stars  2017                                       :  1   -  (1)  -   -      -        -
Australia            2018-19  4   4   -   1   -      -        4 :

TOTAL                         4   4   -   1   -      -   -    4 :  1   -  (1)  -   -      -   -    -

ALL REPS                     23  19  (4)  4   -      -   -   16

Year Pos  Team                 Versus               Match         T  G/A  FG 2FG
2016 18th Country Origin       v City Origin        NSW CvC                           (18th man DNP)

2017 Int  World All Stars      v Aus Indigenous     All Stars     -  -     -
2017 Hook Country Origin       v City Origin        NSW CvC       -  -     -

2018 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO I         -  -     -
2018 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO II        -  -     -
2018 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO III       -  -     -
2018 Hook Australia            v New Zealand                      -  -     -
2018 Hook Australia            v Tonga                            -  -     -

2019 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO I         -  -     -
2019 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO II        -  -     -
2019 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO III       1  -     -
2019 Hook Australia            (SOO Kangaroo midyear Merit Team)
2019      Australia            (Kangaroos Oceania Cup Squad)
2019 Hook Australia            v New Zealand        Oceania Cup   1  -     -
2019 Hook Australia            v Tonga XIII         Oceania Cup   -  -     -

2020      New South Wales      (NSW Blues Pre-Season Camp)
2020      New South Wales      (NSW SOO Train-On Squad)
2020 Hook New South Wales      v Queenland          SOO I         1  -     -
2020 Hook New South Wales      v Queenland          SOO II        -  -     -           (visited hospital before the match)
2020 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO III       -  -     -
2020 Hook Australia            (SOO Kangaroo Merit Team)

2021 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO I         -  -     -   -
2021 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO II        -  -     -   -
2021 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO III       -  -     -   -

2022 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO I         -  -     -   -
2022 Int  New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO II        -  -     -   -       (MRC Charge - Dangerous Contact) Fine 5% of Match Fee
2022 Int  New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO III       -  -     -   -
2022      Australia            (RLWC2021 Squad Reserve)

2023 Int  New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO II        1  -     -   -
2023 Hook New South Wales      v Queensland         SOO III       -  -     -   -

Player News

Damien Cook Signs for 2016-17
Cook 2018-19 Contract Extension
Cook 2017 NSW Country Selection
Cook Wins 2017 South Sydney Clubman Award
Cook 2018 NSW SOO I Selection
Cook 2018 NSW SOO II Selection
Cook 2018 NSW SOO III Selection
Damien Cook - 2018 NSWRL Peoples Choice Award
Damien Cook - 2018 RLPA 13 Dream Team - Hooker of the Year
Damien Cook - 2018 Dally M - Provan-Summons People Choice Award
Damien Cook - 2018 Dally M - Hooker of the Year
Cook 2018 Kangaroo's Test Selection
Cook wins 2018 South Sydney Player of the Year
Cook 2018 World XIII Hooker Selection
Cook 2020-23 Contract Extension
Cook 2019 NSW SOO I Selection
Cook 2019 NSW SOO II Selection
Cook 2019 NSW SOO III Selection
Damien Cook 2019 Kangaroo Selection
Cook wins 2019 South Sydney George Piggins Medal
Cook 2020 New South Wales State of Origin Selection
Cook 2021 New South Wales SOO I Selection
Cook 2021 New South Wales SOO II Selection
Cook 2021 New South Wales SOO III Selection
Cook 2022 New South Wales SOO I Selections
Cook 2022 New South Wales SOO II Selections
Cook 2022 New south Wales SOO III Selection
Damien Cook 2024-25 Contract Extension
Cook New South Wales SOO II Selection

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