Payne changes up NYC team for Eels

Payne changes up NYC team for Eels
Reuben Cotter | Scott Davis © NRLphotos.com

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys under-20s coach Aaron Payne has made several changes to his round 2 NYC side, as his team aims for their first win for 2016 when they play the Parramatta Eels on Saturday.

Following a first-up 30-16 loss to the Sharks, Payne has made personnel and positional changes, which will see centre Enari Tuala and forward Jack Lote make their NYC debuts.

Tuala replaces Nathan Traill in the centres, with Traill moving to the wing in place of Gideon Gela-Mosby. 

Lote will play off the bench, with Kaleb Fuimaono out injured.

Props Darryn Schonig and Ross Bella swap starting and bench position, while hooker Brandon Smith returns to the side, with Reuben Cotter moving on to the bench.

Calum Gahan drops out of the 17.

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys v Parramatta Eels NYC
5.15pm (local), Saturday 12 March, Pirtek Stadium

1. Kalyn Ponga
2. Nathan Traill
3. Bacho Salam
4. Enari Tuala
5. Marcus Jensen
6. Ty Carucci
7. Cooper Bambling
8. Darryn Schonig
9. Brandon Smith
10. Nick Brown
11. Coen Hess
12. Cody Grills
13. Jordan Kenworthy
14. Ross Bella
15. Kaleb Fuimaono
16. Jack Lote
17. Emry Pere

Coach: Aaron Payne

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