Bill Cullen has been named in the line-up for the Cowboys season opener.
Bill Cullen has been named in the line-up for the Cowboys season opener. Christopher Chan

Calliope player in line-up for NYC Cowboys season opener

LOCAL sporting superstar rookie Bill Cullen has been named in the line-up for the upcoming NYC Cowboys season opener.

The 18-year-old Calliope Roosters player was named as interchange, wearing the number 16 jersey.

The season opener, against the Canberra Raiders, kicks off at 5.45pm on Saturday in Townsville.

Mr Cullen is one of three new faces of the bench, including Fijian forward Viliame Kikau, and Sarina outside back Scott Schulte, in his second year in NQ's under-20s program.

Making Calliope and the Central Queensland region proud, the star scorer from Calliope Roosters has a radiant career ahead of him in the code.