Photo: Gideon Gela-Mosby | Photo: Scott Davis © NRL Photos

Injury forces changes for NYC

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys under-20s fullback Kalyn Ponga will miss up to three weeks of football with a shoulder injury sustained in last week’s 30-all draw with the Dragons.

Ponga’s fullback spot will be taken by regular winger Gideon Gela-Mosby as the young Cowboys look to return to the National Youth Competition winner’s circle against the Knights at 1300SMILES Stadium on Saturday.

Michael Carroll is set to make his NYC debut on the winger, while coach Aaron Payne has named an extended bench.

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys NYC v Newcastle Knights NYC
3.15pm, Saturday 4 June, 1300SMILES Stadium
Tickets: cowboys.com.au/tickets

1. Gideon Gela-Mosby
2. Michael Carroll
3. Bacho Salam
4. Nathan Traill
5. Marcus Jensen
6. Ty Carucci
7. Cooper Bambling
8. Darryn Schonig
9. Brandon Smith
10. Ross Bella
11. Coen Hess (c)
12. Hiale Roycroft
13. Jordan Kenworthy

Interchange:
14. Trey Kemp
15. Tahanui Tutavake
16. Emry Pere
17. Nick Lui Toso
18. Corey Horsburgh

Coach: Aaron Payne