John Asiata | Photo: Scott Davis © NRLPhotos.com

Asiata gets the nod for round 9

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys head coach Paul Green has named his team for Saturday’s Round 9 NRL clash with the Manly Sea Eagles at Brookvale Oval.

Utility John Asiata, who has put in back-to-back 80-minute performances for the Mackay Cutters in the Intrust Super Cup, has been added to an 18-man squad.

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys v Manly Sea Eagles
Round 9, 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership
7.30pm, Saturday 30 April, Brookvale Oval

1. Lachlan Coote
2. Kyle Feldt
3. Justin O’Neill
4. Kane Linnett
5. Antonio Winterstein
6. Michael Morgan
7. Johnathan Thurston (c)
8. Matt Scott (c)
9. Jake Granville
10. James Tamou
11. Gavin Cooper
12. Ethan Lowe
13. Jason Taumalolo

Interchange:
14. Rory Kostjasyn
15. Patrick Kaufusi
16. Scott Bolton
17. Ben Hannant
18. John Asiata

Coach: Paul Green