Feeder club action this weekend

Each week Cowboys.com.au will provide an update on North Queensland Toyota Cowboys contracted players featuring for feeder clubs in both the Queensland Cup and Hastings Deerings Colts competition.

Queensland Cup

Mackay Cutters v Ipswich Jets 
at BB Print Stadium Mackay on Friday, July 6 – 7.30pm

Mackay Cutters: 1. Nicho Hynes, 2. Yamba Bowie, 3. Jack Joass, 4. Sheldon Bobbert, 5. Dane Francis, 6. Kyle Laybutt, 7. Cooper Bambling, 8. Jordan Grant, 9. Kellen Jenner, 10. Nicholas Brown, 11. Mitchell Dunn, 12. Lona Kaifoto, 13. Thomas Murphy (c), 15. Jayden Hodges, 16. Bennett Leslie, 17. Brenden Treston, 18. Johnny Faletagoa'i, 19. Blake Atherton. Coach: Steve Sheppard

Cowboys wrap:

After making his comeback from a pec injury at centre, Kyle Laybutt moves to his preferred five-eighth position this weekend. Laybutt made a line-break and chipped in 11 tackles during a sound performance during his first appearance for the Cutters since Round 5.

Northern Pride v Easts Tigers
at Suzuki Stadium on Saturday, July 7 – 4pm

Northern Pride: 1. Jack Murphy, 2. Shawn Bowen, 3. Brett Anderson, 4. Javid Bowen, 5. Gideon Gela-Mosby, 6. Jordan Biondi-Odo, 7. Jack Campagnolo, 8. William Bugden, 9. Ryan Ghietti (c), 10. David Murphy, 11. Graham Clark, 12. Ethan Lowe, 13. Emry Pere, 14. Connor Jones, 15. Sheldon Powe-Hobbs, 16. Darryn Schonig, 17. Troy Kapea, 18. Nathan Wales, 19. Tom Hancock, 20. Bradley Stephen. Coach: Ty Williams

Cowboys wrap:

Gideon Gela-Mosby continued his stellar run of form last weekend, scoring the Pride's only two tries in their gutsy victory over the Townsville Blackhawks. The Round 16 double takes his tally to seven tries in his past five games.

Townsville Blackhawks v Sunshine Coast Falcons
at Jack Manski Oval on Saturday, July 7 – 5pm

Townsville Blackhawks: 1. Zachary Santo, 2. Jonathon Reuben, 3. Levi Dodd, 4. Justin O'Neill, 5. Kalifa Faifai-Loa, 6. Shaun Hudson, 7. Jaelen Feeney, 8. Cade Maloney, 9. Krys Freeman, 10. Rod Griffin, 11. Jordan Drew, 12. Andrew Niemoeller (c), 13. Temone Power, 14. Davin Crampton, 16. Ross Bella, 19. Brent Woolf, 22. Sione Lousi. Coach: Kristian Woolf

Cowboys wrap:

The Blackhawks have been boosted by the addition of Cowboys premiership-winning centre Justin O'Neill. O'Neill busted four tackles and ran for 74 metres in his first appearance for the Blackhawks in 2018 against the Northern Pride last weekend.

Hastings Deering Colts

Mackay Cutters v Ipswich Jets
at BB Print Stadium Mackay, Friday, July 6 – 5.30pm

Mackay Cutters: 1. Michael Bell, 2. Caleb Sinn, 3. Ryan Schill, 4. Tom Irelandes, 5. Walter Lauenstein, 6. Will Paki, 7. Zac Butler, 8. Luke Schulte, 9. Brendan White (c), 10. Garrett Smith, 11. Aidan Beard, 12. Jye Andersen,  13. Sam Murphy, 14. Sean Michael Dalton, 15. Taine Browne, 16. Blake Faull, 17. Harrison Black, 18. Ryan Molloy. Coach: Michael Comerford

Cowboys wrap:

Under 18s Queensland rep Garrett Smith is starting to make his mark in the under 20s. Smith ran for a mammoth 192 metres and broke nine tackles in the Cutters' Round 16 victory over the Capras.

Townsville Blackhawks v Sunshine Coast Falcons
at Jack Manski Oval, Saturday, July 7 – 3.20pm

Townsville Blackhawks: 1. Marshall Hudson, 2. Lindsey Kirk, 3. Tom McCagh, 4. Michael Carroll, 5. Jake Riley, 6. Sam Martin (c), 7. Adam Cook, 8. Jayden Stephens, 9. Curtis Dempsey, 10. Logan Bayliss, 11. Campbell Duffy, 12. Tom Gilbert, 13. Sean Mullany, 14. Izaak Toby, 15. Will Fox
16. Jack Althaus, 17. Ben Condon. Coach: David Tangata-Toa

Cowboys wrap:

A newly-minted member of the Queensland Under 20s State of Origin squad, Logan Bayliss has emerged as one of the top front rowers in the competition this season. Bayliss has run for at least 100 metres in six of his previous eight games and has broken at least five tackles in four separate games this season.

Northern Pride v Victoria Thunderbolts
at Yarrabah, Sunday, July 8 – 1.30pm

Northern Pride: 1. Mark Rosendale, 2. Brandon Jackonia, 3. Dillon Jones, 4. Marc Naleba, 5. Joshtel Charlie, 6. Patrick Gallen, 7. Evan Child, 8. Wiremu Greig, 9. Quinlyn Cannon, 10. Connor Luhan, 11. Ewan Moore, 12. Terrence Casey-Douglas, 13. Peter Hola, 14. Beau Berg, 15. Elijah Simpson, 16. Charlie Walter, 17. Jaymon Moore, 18. Steven Stafford, 20. Matt Klowss, 21. Lachlan Biondi-Odo. Coach: Dave Scott

Cowboys wrap:

Lock Peter Hola is putting together a fantastic season for the Pride. Hola has run for at least 100 metres in all but two games this season and is also averaging north of 20 tackles an outing.