Shane Flanagan has named his final 17 for tonight’s all-important clash against the North Queensland Cowboys at 1300 Smiles Stadium.

Jayden Brailey will return to the Sharks starting side this week, following a broken sustained in Round 16.

Chris Heighington and Fa’amanu Brown drop off the Sharks 17-man squad and will not take part in tonight’s clash.

James Segeyaro will start the match from the bench alongside Jayson Bukuya, Jeremy Latimore and Sam Tagataese.

NRL TEAM LIST – Round 24
Sharks v Cowboys
Saturday, August 19
1300 SMILES Stadium
Kick-off – 7.30pm

1 - Valentine Holmes
2 - Sosaia Feki
3 - Kurt Capewell
4 - Ricky Leutele
5 - Gerard Beale
6 – James Maloney
7 - Chad Townsend
8 - Andrew Fifita
20 – Jayden Brailey
10 - Matt Prior
11 - Luke Lewis
12 - Wade Graham
13 - Paul Gallen

Interchange
14 - Jayson Bukuya
15 - Sam Tagataese
16 - Jeremy Latimore
17 - James Segeyaro


Tale of the tape
Sharks v Cowboys

Head to Head
Games Played – 42
Sharks 26 wins
Cowboys 16

At 1300SMILES Stadium
Played 21
Sharks 11 wins
Cowboys 10

Past eight matches
Sharks 5 wins
Cowboys 3

Biggest margins
Sharks 42 Cowboys 6, Toyota Park, 2000
Cowboys 56 Sharks 14, Dairy Farmers Stadium, 2005