Your Round 1 Cowboys team

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys coach Paul Green has named his lineup for the opening round of the 2015 season against the Sydney Roosters at 1300SMILES Stadium this Saturday night.

Michael Morgan will start at fullback, while James Tamou comes off the bench in his return from off-season surgery to face last year's minor premiers.

Justin O’Neill makes his debut for the club on the right wing where he’ll combine with Matthew Wright.

Robert Lui will partner Johnathan Thurston in the halves as they go up against Mitchell Pearce and James Maloney for the visitors.

Kick off is at 8pm.

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys v Sydney Roosters
Round 1, 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership
8pm AEST, Saturday 7 March, 1300SMILES Stadium

1 Michael Morgan
2 Justin O’Neill
3 Matthew Wright
4 Kane Linnett
5 Antonio Winterstein
6 Robert Lui
7 Johnathan Thurston (c)
8 Matt Scott (c)
9 Rory Kostjasyn
10 Ben Hannant
11 Gavin Cooper
12 Ethan Lowe
13 Jason Taumalolo

Interchange:
14 Jake Granville
15 Glenn Hall
16 Scott Bolton
17 James Tamou
18 Kelepi Tanginoa
19 Ray Thompson

Coach: Paul Green