North Queensland Cowboys have appointed Todd Payten as the club’s head coach on a three-year deal from the 2021 season.
Payten is interim head coach of New Zealand Warriors for the rest of the 2020 season.
Payten said: “I am honoured to be appointed head coach of the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys.
“I’m excited for the opportunity which lies ahead for myself and my family. Returning to this club, town and region is something which makes us extremely happy.
“I see a huge amount of upside within the Cowboys organisation and it is my job to see that eventuate into results on the field.
“Developing the players within the club to be good footballers and good men along with playing a style of football our members and supporters can be proud of will be my main focus.”
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