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Wests Tigers Head Coach Michael Maguire has named an unchanged team for his side's Round 20 clash this Thursday night against the North Queensland Cowboys at Leichhardt Oval.

Kickoff for the match is at 7:50pm AEST as Wests Tigers look to formally celebrate Robbie Farah's 300th game with back-to-back wins following last week's 28-26 victory over the Newcastle Knights at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Having announced his decision to retire at the end of the season, Farah will start at hooker in the 301st game of his career with the rake again set to play 80 minutes after Jacob Liddle was listed amongst the reserves in jersey 18.

Liddle joins Tommy Talau, Chris McQueen and Josh Reynolds as part of the extended 21-man squad, which will be reduced to 19 players tomorrow night.

After copping a head knock last week, Michael Chee Kam has been named in a huge boost for the side after undergoing a thorough concussion protocol this week.

The 27-year-old was monitored post-match in Newcastle on Friday and has been in contact with concussion consultants from the NRL this week, and is likely to play against the Cowboys on Thursday with a final decision to be made on game day.

Be there at Leichhardt Oval this Thursday!

Wests Tigers are otherwise unchanged for Thursday's game as they look to secure another victory at Leichhardt Oval, having won their previous game at the venue this year with a 20-6 win over the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in Round 1.

The Cowboys will welcome back playmaker Michael Morgan from concussion, with John Asiata moving back to the bench. Coen Hess is retained in the centres, with Kyle Feldt named on the wing pending his concussion protocols this week.

Following the team's final training run tomorrow, Wests Tigers will provide an updated 19-man team to face the Cowboys at 7:50pm on Wednesday, before finalising their side one hour prior to kickoff (6:50pm, Thursday).

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Corey Thompson
    Fullback for Cowboys is number 1 Scott Drinkwater
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 Paul Momirovski
    Winger for Cowboys is number 2 Kyle Feldt
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Moses Mbye
    Centre for Cowboys is number 3 Coen Hess
  • Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Esan Marsters
    Centre for Cowboys is number 4 Tom Opacic
  • Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 David Nofoaluma
    Winger for Cowboys is number 5 Murray Taulagi
  • Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Benji Marshall
    Five-Eighth for Cowboys is number 6 Michael Morgan
  • Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Luke Brooks
    Halfback for Cowboys is number 7 Jake Clifford

Forwards

  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 Josh Aloiai
    Prop for Cowboys is number 8 Josh McGuire
  • Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Robbie Farah
    Hooker for Cowboys is number 9 Jake Granville
  • Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Oliver Clark
    Prop for Cowboys is number 10 Jordan McLean
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Luke Garner
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 11 Gavin Cooper
  • 2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 Michael Chee-Kam
    2nd Row for Cowboys is number 12 Shane Wright
  • Lock for Wests Tigers is number 13 Ryan Matterson
    Lock for Cowboys is number 13 Jason Taumalolo

Interchange

  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 14 Matthew Eisenhuth
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 14 John Asiata
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Thomas Mikaele
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 15 Matthew Scott
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 16 Alex Twal
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 16 Scott Bolton
  • Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 17 Chris Lawrence
    Interchange for Cowboys is number 17 Francis Molo