Head coach Paul Green has made one positional and one personnel change to his team heading into the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys’ Round 23 NRL clash against the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium this afternoon.
Winger Javid Bowen comes into the starting side from outside the 17 in place of Antonio Winterstein, while Rory Kostjasyn will start at hooker, with Ray Thompson coming off the interchange bench.
Thompson will be joined on the interchange by John Asiata, Scott Bolton and Patrick Kaufusi.
Today’s game kicks off at 4pm and is live on Channel 9 and 4TOFM.
Cowboys: 1 Lachlan Coote, 2 Kyle Feldt, 3 Justin O’Neill, 4 Kane Linnett, 19 Javid Bowen, 6 Michael Morgan, 7 Johnathan Thurston (c), 8 Matt Scott (c), 14 Rory Kostjasyn, 10 James Tamou, 11 Gavin Cooper, 12 Ethan Lowe, 13 Jason Taumalolo. Interchange: 9 Ray Thompson, 15 John Asiata, 16 Scott Bolton, 17 Patrick Kaufusi.