The Cowboys volition look to drawback a four-game losing streak and people a large scalp against an underpowered Chooks outfit.
A triumph volition spot the Cows bolster their top-eight hopes and spell a agelong mode to seeing them gaffe into finals contention by season's end.
It volition beryllium a large accidental to ambush Trent Robinson's Roosters who volition beryllium without superstar fullback James Tedesco disconnected the backmost of Origin duties. Joey Manu volition instrumentality his spot with Billy Smith to travel into the centres.
However, North Queensland won't person it each their ain way, with Valentine Holmes retired with a enarthrosis injury. Fortunately for Todd Payten, Francis Molo and Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow volition backmost up aft Origin duties.