North Queensland Toyota Cowboys NYC coach Todd Payten has made two changes to his squad for the round 8 match-up against the Knights at Hunter Stadium on Saturday morning.

Scott Schulte returns to the left wing in place of Sam Smith, while front-rower Jack Brock will come on to the interchange bench.

The Cowboys will be out to bring the two points home after their 28-28 draw with the Warriors last weekend.

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys v Newcastle Knights NYC
11.15am, Saturday 25 April, Hunter Stadium

1 Yamba Bowie
2 Gideon Mosby
3 Akeripa Tia Kilifi
4 Conor Carey
5 Scott Schulte
6 Ty Carucci
7 Cooper Bambling
8 Viliame Kikau
9 Brandon Smith
10 Braden Uele
11 Coen Hess
12 Andrew Niemoeller
13 Kieran Quabba (c)

Interchange:
14 Jordan Kenworthy
15 Bill Cullen
16 Ross Bella
17 Jack Brock

Coach: Todd Payten