North Queensland Toyota Cowboys head coach Paul Green has made one positional change for tonight’s Round 25 National Rugby League game against the Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park. Ray Thompson returns to the NRL fold at five-eighth in place of the injured Michael Morgan (ankle) while Ben Hannant comes into the starting pack for James Tamou (neck injury). Kyle Feldt retains his spot on the right wing while Ben Spina is on the bench alongside Rory Kostjasyn, John Asiata and Jason Taumalolo, who is replaced in the starting lineup by Scott Bolton. Gavin Cooper returns to the starting back row after missing last weekend’s 50-16 win over the Warriors with an eye socket injury.
COWBOYS: 1. Lachlan Coote, 2. Kyle Feldt, 3. Justin O’Neill, 4. Kane Linnett, 5. Antonio Winterstein, 6. Ray Thompson, 7. Johnathan Thurston (c), 8. Matt Scott (c), 9. Jake Granville, 10. Ben Hannant, 11. Gavin Cooper, 12. Ethan Lowe, 16. Scott Bolton. Interchange: 13. Jason Taumalolo, 14. Rory Kostjasyn, 15. John Asiata, 17. Ben Spina.