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The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys under-20s will be 1-17 against the St George Illawarra Dragons in tonight's NYC qualifying final at Suncorp Stadium.

NYC coach Aaron Payne will run the same team that defeated the Titans 42-22 at 1300SMILES Stadium last Saturday.

The Cowboys under-20s finished the National Youth Competition regular season in second place, with a 16-win, seven-loss, one-draw record.

The third-placed Dragons were just two points adrift of the young Cowboys with 15 wins, eight losses and a draw for the year.

The game kicks off at 5.15pm and is live on Fox Sports.

Cowboys: 1 Kalyn Ponga, 2 Gideon Gela-Mosby, 3 Bacho Salam, 4 Enari Tuala, 5 Marcus Jensen, 6 Ty Carucci, 7 Cooper Bambling (c), 8 Darryn Schonig, 9 Brandon Smith, 10 Ross Bella, 11 Cody Maughan, 12 Hiale Roycroft, 13 Tahanui Tutavake. Interchange: 14 Nathan Traill, 15 Corey Horsburgh, 16 Nick Brown, 17 Nick Lui Toso.