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Team Update: Round 19 vs North Queensland Cowboys

The squad to face North Queensland Cowboys has been trimmed to 19 players ahead of Sunday's Round 19 match in Townsville.

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Cowboys is number 1 Scott Drinkwater
    Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 1 Daine Laurie
  • Winger for Cowboys is number 2 Kyle Feldt
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 Brent Naden
  • Centre for Cowboys is number 3 Valentine Holmes
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Starford To'a
  • Centre for Cowboys is number 4 Peta Hiku
    Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Asu Kepaoa
  • Winger for Cowboys is number 5 Murray Taulagi
    Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 Ken Maumalo
  • Five-Eighth for Cowboys is number 6 Tom Dearden
    Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Adam Doueihi
  • Halfback for Cowboys is number 7 Chad Townsend
    Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Luke Brooks

Forwards

  • Prop for Cowboys is number 8 Coen Hess
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 James Tamou
  • Hooker for Cowboys is number 9 Reece Robson
    Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Fa'amanu Brown
  • Prop for Cowboys is number 16 Jamayne Taunoa-Brown
    Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Joe Ofahengaue
  • 2nd Row for Cowboys is number 11 Tom Gilbert
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Luke Garner
  • 2nd Row for Cowboys is number 12 Jeremiah Nanai
    2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 Kelma Tuilagi
  • Lock for Cowboys is number 13 Jason Taumalolo
    Lock for Wests Tigers is number 13 Jackson Hastings

Interchange

  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 10 Luciano Leilua
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 14 Fonua Pole
  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 14 Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Zane Musgrove
  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 15 Jake Granville
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 16 Alex Seyfarth
  • Interchange for Cowboys is number 17 Griffin Neame
    Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 17 Tyrone Peachey

Reserves

  • Replacement for Cowboys is number 19 Brendan Elliot
    Replacement for Wests Tigers is number 18 Austin Dias

Match Officials

  • Referee: Chris Butler
  • Touch Judge: Belinda Sharpe
  • Touch Judge: Matt Noyen
  • Senior Review Official: Ashley Klein

Last updated:

James Tamou will make his 300th first grade appearance against the team he made his NRL debut for in 2009.

Brent Naden returns to the side after serving a four-game suspension.

Alex Seyfarth and Tyrone Peachey are also back on deck.

Austin Dias and James Roberts remain among the Reserves.

Wests Tigers are aiming to snap a six-game losing streak having suffered a narrow loss to the Panthers on Sunday.

TV, Radio and Live Stream Information:

TV - Channel 9, FOX League

Radio - ABC Grandstand, SEN, Triple M

Live Stream - KAYO Sports, Watch NRL (int.)

History:

Head-to-Head - Played 41, Wests Tigers 23, North Queensland Cowboys 18

At Queensland Country Bank Stadium - Played 1, Wests Tigers 1, North Queensland Cowboys 0

Last Time They Met - North Queensland Cowboys 36 def. Wests Tigers 12 (Round 10, 2022)

Match Officials:

Referee - Chris Butler

Touch Judge - Belinda Sharpe and Matt Noyen

Senior Review Official - Ashley Klein

Acknowledgement of Country

Wests Tigers respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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