North Queensland Toyota Cowboys under-20s coach Aaron Payne will be looking to guide his young charges to a fifth-straight win when they take on reigning premiers Penrith at Pepper Stadium this evening.

Payne will run out an unchanged team from the one named on Tuesday, with in-form back-rower Coen Hess to captain the side.

Interchange forward Tahanui Tutavake will make his National Youth Competition debut.

The game kicks off at 5.15pm.

Cowboys NYC: 1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Jesse Pomare-Anderson 3. Nathan Traill 4. Enari Tuala 5. Marcus Jensen 6. Ty Carucci 7. Cooper Bambling 8. Darryn Schonig 9. Brandon Smith 10. Nick Brown 11. Coen Hess (c) 12. Mitchell Dunn 13. Jordan Kenworthy. Interchange: 14. Cody Grills 15. Tahanui Tutavake 16. Ross Bella 17. Jack Lote.