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Late Changes: NRL Round 25

NRL Late Changes

Wests Tigers Head Coach Ivan Cleary has finalised his side to take on the North Queensland Cowboys tonight in their Round 25 clash at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.

Kickoff for the match is at 7:50pm AEST with live TV coverage via Channel 9 and Fox League.

Cleary has confirmed a number of late changes to his team with Kevin Naiqama (ribs) and Luke Brooks (hamstring) joining Elijah Taylor (shoulder) on the sidelines for tonight's game.

Michael Chee Kam starts in the centres in place of Naiqama, Joel Edwards starts in the back row while Jack Littlejohn joins Tuimoala Lolohea in the halves for tonight's encounter.

Ava Seumanufagai returns to the squad on the interchange bench, joined by milestone men Sauaso Sue and Bayley Sironen, who will play their 100th and 1st first-grade games.

For the Cowboys, Paul Green's side have been boosted by the inclusion of Lachlan Coote, Gavin Cooper, John Asiata and Shaun Fensom, who all return from injury for tonight's game.

Coote, Cooper and Asiata will all start the contest, with Ben Hampton, Corey Jensen and Coen Hess joining Fensom on the interchange bench.

See all the updated team news for both sides below, thanks to Fowlers Carpets + Blinds!

Be there for our final Campbelltown game of season 2017 as we take on the North Queensland Cowboys on August 25!

WESTS TIGERS

1. James Tedesco
2. David Nofoaluma
3. Esan Marsters
11. Michael Chee Kam
5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak
6. Tuimoala Lolohea
17. Jack Littlejohn
8. Aaron Woods (capt.)
9. Matt McIlwrick
10. Tim Grant
18. Joel Edwards
12. Josh Aloiai
13. Matt Eisenhuth

Interchange:
14. Alex Twal
15. Sauaso Sue (100 NRL games)
16. Bayley Sironen (On debut)
19. Ava Seumanufagai

Coach: Ivan Cleary

 

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS

19. Lachlan Coote
2. Kyle Feldt
3. Javid Bowen
4. Kane Linnett
5. Antonio Winterstein
6. Te Maire Martin
7. Michael Morgan (capt.)
14. John Asiata
9. Jake Granville
10. Scott Bolton
18. Gavin Cooper
12. Ethan Lowe
13. Jason Taumalolo

Interchange:
1. Ben Hampton
8.  Corey Jensen
11. Coen Hess
17. Shaun Fensom

Coach: Paul Green