Mark Nicholls will captain the Dolphins for the first time tonight against the Cowboys in Townsville.
Nicholls will start in the front row in place of club captain Jesse Bromwich, who is out with a throat infection.
Ray Stone has also been promoted off the bench and will start at prop.
Herman Ese’ese goes back to the interchange list where he is joined by Poasa Faamausili.
JJ Collins is the new 18th man for the match that will be played in front of a sell-out crowd at Qld Country Bank Stadium.
The Dolphins’ backline will start the game as it was named on Tuesday, with Kodi Nikorima to play in the halves and Edrick Lee to start his first match for the Dolphins on the wing.
Match: Cowboys v Dolphins
Round 6 -
Fullback for Cowboys is number 1 Scott DrinkwaterFullback for Dolphins is number 1 Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow
Winger for Cowboys is number 2 Kyle FeldtWinger for Dolphins is number 2 Jamayne Isaako
Centre for Cowboys is number 3 Valentine HolmesCentre for Dolphins is number 3 Euan Aitken
Centre for Cowboys is number 4 Peta HikuCentre for Dolphins is number 4 Brenko Lee
Winger for Cowboys is number 5 Brendan ElliotWinger for Dolphins is number 5 Edrick Lee
Five-Eighth for Cowboys is number 6 Tom DeardenFive-Eighth for Dolphins is number 6 Kodi Nikorima
Halfback for Cowboys is number 7 Chad TownsendHalfback for Dolphins is number 7 Isaiya Katoa
Prop for Cowboys is number 8 Mitchell DunnProp for Dolphins is number 15 Mark Nicholls
Hooker for Cowboys is number 9 Reece RobsonHooker for Dolphins is number 9 Jeremy Marshall-King
Prop for Cowboys is number 10 Reuben CotterProp for Dolphins is number 16 Ray Stone
2nd Row for Cowboys is number 11 Coen Hess2nd Row for Dolphins is number 11 Kenneath Bromwich
2nd Row for Cowboys is number 12 Griffin Neame2nd Row for Dolphins is number 12 Connelly Lemuelu
Lock for Cowboys is number 13 Jason TaumaloloLock for Dolphins is number 13 Tom Gilbert
Interchange for Cowboys is number 14 Jake GranvilleInterchange for Dolphins is number 10 Herman Ese'ese
Interchange for Cowboys is number 15 Tom ChesterInterchange for Dolphins is number 14 Jarrod Wallace
Interchange for Cowboys is number 16 Jamayne Taunoa-BrownInterchange for Dolphins is number 17 Kurt Donoghoe
Interchange for Cowboys is number 17 Riley PriceInterchange for Dolphins is number 18 Poasa Faamausili
Replacement for Cowboys is number 19 Jack GosiewskiReplacement for Dolphins is number 20 JJ Collins
- Referee: Adam Gee
- Touch Judge: Chris Sutton
- Touch Judge: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
- Senior Review Official: Grant Atkins