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North Queensland Toyota Cowboys under-20s coach Aaron Payne has made one change to his team ahead of this afternoon’s National Youth Competition preliminary final against the Penrith Panthers at Allianz Stadium.

Originally named on the interchange bench, Nathan Traill moves into fullback, and will start the match.

Emry Pere, originally named as 18th man, will play off the bench, while Michael Carroll replaces him as the new 18th man.

This afternoon’s match kicks off at 2.55pm, with the winner to advance to the grand final.

NYC COWBOYS: 14 Nathan Traill, 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 Nicholas Brown, 11 Cody Maughan, 12 Ross Bella, 13 Tahanui Tutavake. Interchange: 15 Corey Horsburgh, 16 Kaleb Fuimaono, 17 Nick Lui Toso, 18 Emry Pere.