North Queensland Toyota Cowboys National Youth Competition coach Todd Payten has made two changes to his side for tonight’s Round 20 clash against the Parramatta Eels at 1300SMILES Stadium.

Injured captain Kieran Quabba (fractured scapula) has been ruled out of the game, with Jordan Kenworthy to start at lock after initially been named on the bench. Hooker Andrew Niemoeller has been named as captain. Utility back Kalyn Ponga will make his NYC debut as an interchange player.

This afternoon’s Round 20 game kicks off at 4.45pm at 1300SMILES Stadium.

COWBOYS NYC TEAM FOR ROUND 20: 1.Yamba Bowie 2. Gideon Gela-Mosby 3. Akeripa Tia Kilifi 4. Conor Carey 5. Scott Schulte 6. Kyle Laybutt 7. Cooper Bambling 8. Viliame Kikau 9. Andrew Niemoeller (c) 10. Ross Bella 11. Coen Hess 12. Temone Power 17. Jordan Kenworthy. Interchange: 14. Bill Cullen 15. Brandon Smith 16. David Munro 19. Kalyn Ponga