North Queensland Toyota Cowboys head coach Paul Green has made one personnel and one positional change ahead of tonight’s Round 18 National Rugby League clash with the Canberra Raiders at GIO Stadium tonight.
Kane Linnett will return to the field after missing one game with a calf injury, and will partner Tautau Moga in the centres, who plays his first NRL game of the year.
Javid Bowen drops out of the 17.
Positionally, utility John Asiata will start the match at prop, with Ben Hannant coming off the interchange bench.
Aside from Moga, interchange forward Ben Spina will play his first NRL game of the year, while Josh Chudleigh makes his NRL debut in the No. 14 jersey.
Tonight’s game kicks off at 7pm.
COWBOYS: 1 Lachlan Coote, 2 Kyle Feldt, 3 Tautau Moga, 18 Kane Linnett, 5 Antonio Winterstein, 6 Rory Kostjasyn (c), 7 Ray Thompson, 15 John Asiata, 9 Jake Granville, 10 Scott Bolton, 11 Coen Hess, 12 Ethan Lowe, 13 Jason Taumalolo. Interchange: 8 Ben Hannant, 14 Josh Chudleigh, 16 Ben Spina, 17 Patrick Kaufusi.