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Cowboys back-rower Coen Hess should improve on his nine NRL appearances to date in 2017.

The North Queensland Cowboys and Manly Sea Eagles have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 3 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at 1300Smiles Stadium on Saturday night.

Coen Hess replaces the suspended Jason Taumalolo in the Cowboys pack, while Shaun Fensom is set to make his club debut after signing from Canberra. 

Manly have made some changes on their bench with Cameron Cullen, Jarrad Kennedy, Jonathan Wright and Matthew Wright all dropping out of the side. Jackson Hastings and Bill Bainbridge will play off the bench.

1. Kalyn Ponga
2. Kyle Feldt
3. Justin O'Neill
4. Kane Linnett
5. Javid Bowen
6. Michael Morgan
7. Johnathan Thurston (c)
8. Patrick Kaufusi
9. Jake Granville
10. Scott Bolton
11. Gavin Cooper
12. Ethan Lowe
16. Coen Hess

14. Ben Hampton
15. John Asiata
17. Sam Hoare
18. Shaun Fensom

Coach: Paul Green
Sea Eagles
1. Tom Trbojevic
2. Jorge Taufua
3. Dylan Walker
4. Brian Kelly
5. Akuila Uate
6. Blake Green
7. Daly Cherry-Evans (c)
8. Brenton Lawrence
9. Apisai Koroisau
10. Nate Myles
11. Frank Winterstein
12. Curtis Sironen
13. Jake Trbojevic


15. Lewis Brown
17. Shaun Lane
19. Jackson Hastings
21. Bill Bainbridge‌

Coach: Trent Barrett

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