Cowboys v Titans
Round 8, Friday, May 3, 1300SMILES Stadium
Round 12, Sunday, June 2, CBUS Super Stadium
Looking ahead: The Cowboys have won eight of their last nine matches against the Titans and they will have two more opportunities to continue the golden run in 2019. The two sides will clash twice within five weeks beginning with a Round 8 meeting at 1300SMILES Stadium. North Queensland will travel to the Gold Coast for the away fixture in Round 12.
Titans' changes: Half Kane Elgey and centre Konrad Hurrell are the only two major departures. The Titans have recruited a number of established first-graders headlined by Tyrone Peachey, Shannon Boyd and Tyrone Roberts.
Cowboys squad: Carlin Anderson, John Asiata, Kurt Baptiste, Ben Barba, Logan Bayliss-Brow, Scott Bolton, Javid Bowen, Jake Clifford, Gavin Cooper, Reuben Cotter, Mitchell Dunn, Kyle Feldt, Tom Gilbert, Jake Granville, Ben Hampton, Coen Hess, Corey Jensen, Ethan Lowe, Nene Macdonald, Te Maire Martin, Jordan McLean, Francis Molo, Michael Morgan, Gideon Gela-Mosby, Justin O'Neill, Tom Opacic, Emry Pere, Dan Russell, Matthew Scott, Murray Taulagi, Jason Taumalolo, Enari Tuala, Kurt Wiltshire, Shane Wright
Titans squad: Alexander Brimson, Anthony Don, Ashley Taylor, Brenko Lee, Bryce Cartwright, Dale Copley, Jack Stockwell, Jai Arrow, Jai Whitbread, Jarrod Wallace, Jesse Arthars, Keegan Hipgrave, Kevin Proctor, Leilani Latu, Max King, Michael Gordon, Mitch Rein, Moeaski Fotuaika, Morgan Boyle, Nathan Peats, Phillip Sami, Ryan James, Ryley Jacks, Shannon Boyd, Tyrone Peachey, Tyrone Roberts, Will Matthews
'Tatey says': They've signed some good players in Tyrone Peachey and Shannon Boyd, but I'm not sure how much they'll improve from this year.
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Looking back: The two sides met twice in the 2018 season, with the Cowboys winning both encounters.
Head-to-head: Played 21; Cowboys 13 wins, Titans 8 wins
Last 5 meetings:
2018, Round 25: Cowboys def. Titans 30-26
2018, Round 7: Cowboys def. Titans 26-14
2017, Round 13: Cowboys def. Titans 20-8
2017, Round 4: Cowboys def. Titans 32-26
2016, Round 26: Cowboys def. Titans 32-16
Finish – NRL ladder: Cowboys 13th v Titans 14th