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

Townsville Blackhawks v Ipswich Jets
at Jack Manski Oval on Saturday, July 14 – 5pm

Townsville Blackhawks: 1. Zachary Santo, 2. Carlin Anderson, 3. Shaun Hudson, 4. Justin O'Neill, 5. Kalifa Faifai-Loa, 6. Zach Clay, 7. Jaelen Feeney, 8. Francis Molo, 9. Krys Freeman, 10. Rod Griffin, 11. Jake Marketo, 12. Andrew Niemoeller (c), 13. Temone Powe, 15. Jordan Drew, 17. Joe Boyc, 19. Brent Woolf, 22. Sione Lousi. Coach: Kristian Woolf

Cowboys wrap:

After missing more than three months with a finger injury, Carlin Anderson made a triumphant return last weekend. The speedy outside scored a try and ran for 138 metres in the Blackhawks victory over the Sunshine Coast.

Mackay Cutters v Easts Tigers
at BB Print Stadium Mackay on Saturday, July 14 – 6pm

Mackay Cutters: 1. Yamba Bowie, 2. Jared Maguire, 3. Sheldon Bobbert, 4. Blake Atherton, 5. Nathan Saumalu, 6. Kyle Laybutt, 7. Nicho Hynes, 8. Jordan Grant, 9. Jayden Hodges, 10. Bennett Leslie, 11. Mitchell Dunn, 12. Kellen Jenner, 13. Thomas Murphy (c), 14. Cooper Bambling, 15. Brenden Treston, 16. Jye Andersen, 17. Johnny Faletagoa'i. Coach: Steve Sheppard

Cowboys wrap:

21-year-old Mitchell Dunn has been a shining light during a tough season for the Cutters. The former five-eighth has transferred to the second-row this season and has made north of 20 tackles in all but one game in 2018.

PNG Hunters v Northern Pride
at National Football Stadium on Sunday, July 15 – 3pm

Northern Pride: 1. Jack Murphy, 2. Shawn Bowen, 3. Brett Anderson, 4. Javid Bowen, 5. Murray Taulagi, 6. Jordan Biondi-Odo, 7. Jake Clifford, 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. Tom Hancock, 19. Matthew Musumeci, 20. Jack Campagnolo. Coach: Ty Williams

Cowboys wrap:

Pride coach Ty Williams will be sweating on the fitness of young guns Murray Taulagi and Jake Clifford. Both Cowboys-contracted youngsters starred for Queensland in their drought-breaking victory over NSW in the under 20s State of Origin fixture on Wednesday night.

Hastings Deering Colts

Townsville Blackhawks v Ipswich Jets
at Jack Manski Oval on Saturday, July 14 – 3.20pm

Townsville Blackhawks: 1. Marshall Hudson, 2. Ty Everett, 3. Tom McCagh, 4. Michael Carroll, 5. Jake Riley, 6. Sam Martin (c), 7. Adam Cook, 8. Jayden Stephens, 9. Curtis Dempsey, 10. Solomon Vasuvulagi. 11. Campbell Duffy, 12. Nathan Barrett, 13. Tom Gilbert, 14. Izaak Toby, 15. Jack Althaus, 16. Ben Condon, 17. Tommy Conn. Coach: David Tangata-Toa

Cowboys wrap:

Queensland under 18s rep Tom Gilbert has quickly enhanced his reputation stepping up and age group in 2018. Gilbert produced a mammoth performance in the Blackhawks thrilling four-point victory over the Sunshine Coast last weekend. The Blackhawks lock ran for a huge 218 metres while also chipping in five tackle breaks and 24 tackles.

Mackay Cutters v Easts Tigers
at BB Print Stadium Mackay on Saturday, July 14 – 4pm

Mackay Cutters: 1. Michael Bell, 2. Jayden O'Shannessy, 3. Ryan Schill, 4. Tom Irelandes, 5. Walter Lauenstein, 6. Will Paki, 7. Zac Butler, 8. Luke Schulte, 9. Brendan White, 10. Garrett Smith, 11. Matthew Vessey, 12. Aidan Beard, 13. Sam Murphy, 14. Sean Michael Dalton, 15. Blake Faull, 16. Ryan Molloy, 17. Darcy Head, 18. Luke Campbell, 19. Caleb Sinn. Coach: Michael Comerford

Cowboys wrap:

Hard-working lock Sam Murphy has split his time between the Queensland Cup and under 20s in recent weeks. His last two under 20s performances have been immense, breaking at least six tackles and running for more than 130 metres on both occasions.

Western Mustangs v Northern Pride
at Gold Park on Sunday, July 15 – 2pm

Northern Pride: 1. Mark Rosendale, 2. Brandon Jackonia, 3. Dillon Jones, 4. Marc Naleba, 5. Joshtel Charlie, 6. Patrick Gallen (c), 7. Jack Campagnolo, 8. Wiremu Greig, 9. Quinlyn Canno, 10. Elijah Simpson, 11. Ewan Moore, 12. Evan Child, 13. Peter Hola, 14. Adam Hepworth, 15. Connor Luhan, 16. Jaymon Moore, 17. Beau Berg, 18. Samuelu Kupa-Cummings, 19. Charlie Walter, 20. Lui Lockington, 21. Marcus Nona, 22. Lachlan Biondi-Odo, 23. Steven Stafford. Coach: Dave Scott

Cowboys wrap:

Lock Peter Hola has been in hot form in recent weeks. The Pride big-man has run for at least 100 metres in three of his previous four games and 10 of 13 games throughout the entire season.