Wests Tigers will be looking to continue their unbeaten record at Magic Round when they face off against the North Queensland Cowboys on Sunday evening at Suncorp Stadium.
Michael Maguire’s men fought valiantly against Manly, but will be eager to chalk up another victory to remain in touching distance of the top eight.
After missing Saturday’s clash with a hamstring injury, Luciano Leilua is set to return in the second-row with Alex Seyfarth shifting back to the interchange bench.
Ken Maumalo has been named to play despite failing his head injury assessment last week. Stefano Utoikamanu - who will celebrate his 22nd birthday on Sunday - will again come off the bench as he works his way back from injury.
Former Sharks and Bulldogs utility Fa’amanu Brown has been named amongst the reserves after inking a new deal with Wests Tigers last week.
North Queensland has built a strong modern rivalry against Wests Tigers that dates back to the 2005 Grand Final.
However, Wests Tigers have had the better of the Cowboys in recent times, winning seven of the last nine encounters between the two sides.
Match: Wests Tigers v Cowboys
Round 10 -
Venue: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Date - Sunday, 15th May, 2022
Time - 6:25 pm AEDT
Venue - Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
TV, Radio and Live Stream Information:
TV - FOX League (Ch. 502)
Radio - Triple M 104.9, ABC Grandstand 702, SEN 1170.
Live Stream - KAYO Sports, Watch NRL (int.)
Latest PlayUp Odds:
Head-to-Head - Wests Tigers ($3.35) v North Queensland Cowboys ($1.33)
Line - Wests Tigers -8.5 ($1.90) v North Queensland Cowboys +8.5 ($1.90)
Odds correct as of 12:00pm, Wednesday, 11th May. 18+ only. Gamble Responsibly.
Head-to-Head - Played 40, Wests Tigers 23, North Queensland Cowboys 17
At Suncorp Stadium - First Meeting
Last Time They Met - Wests Tigers 24 def. North Queensland Cowboys 16 (Round 22, 2021)
Referee - Gerard Sutton
Touch Judges - Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski and Dave Munro
Senior Review Official - Chris Butler