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 Deering Colts competition.

Queensland Cup

Burleigh Bears v Townsville Blackhawks
at Pizzey Park on Saturday, August 18 – 4.15pm

Townsville Blackhawks: 1. Zachary Santo, 2. Jonathon Reuben, 3. Ty Carucci, 4. Levi Dodd, 5. Kalifa Faifai-Loa, 6. Shaun Hudson, 7. Zach Clay, 8. Francis Molo, 9. Krys Freeman, 10. Rod Griffin, 11. Jake Marketo (c), 12. Andrew Davey, 13. Joe Boyce, 14. Daniel Beasley, 15. Brenden Santi, 16. Temone Power, 19. Brent Woolf. Coach: Kristian Woolf

Cowboys wrap:

Shaun Hudson has split time between centre and five-eighth this season, but returns to the halves for the Blackhawks crucial showdown with Burleigh on Saturday. Francis Molo has been named on the bench for the Cowboys in a huge blow for Kristian Woolf's side.

Mackay Cutters v North Devils
at BB Print Stadium Mackay on Saturday, August 18 – 6pm

Mackay Cutters: 1. Lachlan Coote, 2. Yamba Bowie, 3. Nathan Saumalu, 4. Jayden Batchelor, 5. Kurt Wiltshire, 6. Kyle Laybutt, 7. Nicho Hynes (c), 8. Nicholas Brown, 9. Cooper Bambling, 10. Jordan Grant, 11. Kellen Jenner, 12. Shane Wright, 13. Bennett Leslie, 14. Jayden Hodges, 15. Lona Kaifoto, 16. Jye Andersen, 17. Jack Brock, 18. John O'Brien, 19. Sheldon Bobbert. Coach: Steve Sheppard

Cowboys wrap:

Boom youngster Kurt Wiltshire is set to return from a long injury lay-off this weekend. Before going down with a knee injury in Round 15, Wiltshire has been in sensational form, averaging more than 120 running metres and almost three tackle breaks per game.

Northern Pride v Redcliffe Dolphins
at Barlow Park on Saturday, August 18 – 7pm

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

Cowboys wrap:

After a three-month stint in the NRL, Enari Tuala produced a strong performance dropping back to the Queensland Cup last weekend. Tuala ran for 105 metres and broke two tackles in his first appearance in Pride colours since Round 10.

Hastings Deering Colts

Burleigh Bears v Townsville Blackhawks
at Pizzey Park on Saturday, August 18 – 1pm

Townsville Blackhawks: 1.Tom McCagh, 2.Lindsey Kirk, 3.Michael Carroll, 4.Lachlan La Rosa, 5.Jake Riley, 6.Sam Martin (c), 7.Adam Cook, 8.Jayden Stephens, 9. Sean Mullany, 10. Logan Bayliss, 11.Campbell Duffy, 12. Nathan Barrett, 13. Solomon Vasuvulagi, 14. Enemarki Shibasaki, 15. Jack Althaus, 16. Ben Condon, 17. Lance Folbigg. Coach: David Tangata-Toa

Cowboys wrap:

Queensland under 20s rep Logan Bayliss has been a model of consistency for the Blackhawks this season. Bayliss has run for at least 100 metres in six of his last seven games and averages three tackle breaks a game across the season.

Mackay Cutters v Norths Devils
at BB Print Stadium Mackay on Saturday, August 18 – 4pm

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

Cowboys wrap:

Garrett Smith continues to impress since being promoted to the under 20s midway through the season. The young prop has run for more than 100 metres in seven straight games.

Northern Pride v Redcliffe Dolphins
at Barlow Park on Saturday, August 18 – 5pm

Northern Pride: 1.Lachlan Biondi-Odo, 2.Brandon Jackonia, 3.Joshtel Charlie, 4.Marc Naleba, 5.Mark Rosendale, 6.Patrick Gallen (C), 7.Evan Child, 8.Peter Hola, 9.Quinlyn Cannon, 10.Connor Luhan, 11.Tom Mcgrath, 12.Terrence Casey, 13.Ewan Moore, 14.Adam Hepworth, 15.Elijah Simpson, 16.Lee Kennedy, 17.Beau Berg, 18.Charlie Walter, 19.Lui Lockington, 20.Steven Stafford, 21.Sam Kupa. Coach: Dave Scott

Cowboys wrap:

Peter Hola has emerged as one of the dominant front-rowers in the competition in 2018. Hola is averaging 114 metres a game and broke a whopping seven tackles in a one-point loss to Mackay last weekend.