Johnathan Thurston NRL Trading Cards

Johnathan Thurston has appeared on a large number of NRL trading cards over his long career. Collectors and fans have a large range to choose from, some of which are very rare.

Johnathan Thurston

Johnathan Thurston began his professional senior rugby career in 2002 with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, playing a part in the team that won the 2004 NRL premiership. In 2005 he moved to the North Queensland Cowboys, with whom he has remained ever since. Named as co-captain of the team in 2015, he marshalled them to their first ever premiership title against the Brisbane Broncos. Johnathan Thurston has also been a regular in both state and international rugby for Queensland since 2005 and Australia since 2006. He currently holds the record for the most points scored in State of Origin games between Queensland and New South Wales, as well as the record for most points scored for Australia’s Rugby League team. He was also a key player in the Australian team that won the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, kicking seven goals in the final match against New Zealand.

Johnathan Thurston Trading Cards

Over his 15 year career, Johnathan Thurston has appeared on a large number of trading cards for his club teams, his state and his country. Particularly sought-after cards include his appearance in the 2016 NRL Elite Road to Immortality set, as well as limited foil editions. Signed Johnathan Thurston cards are also prized by fans of rugby collectables.


NRL trading cards are available in a number of different formats. Johnathan Thurston single NRL trading cards are just that, a single card. Johnathan Thurston rugby league case cards and box cards are from limited runs of a card distributed through collectible card cases and boxes. Johnathan Thurston cards can also sometimes be found as part of a set, such as a full team lineup.

Other Johnathan Thurston Collectables

NRL trading cards are not the only rugby collectables available for fans of Johnathan Thurston. The North Queensland veteran also has a lot of signed memorabilia available, including photographs, jerseys and other apparel. He has also been immortalised in toy form thanks to the Coles range of NRL Micro Figures, and even lent his voice to a State of Origin NRL Footy Mate.