With just two regular season games remaining, the North Qld Cowboys are holding on 7th place on the NRL ladder.

The club meets the 15th placed Tigers in Sydney on Friday night and are wary of a Tigers side with plenty of talent and nothing to lose.

Cowboys half Te Maire Martin (pictured) trained alongside Tigers fullback James Tedesco at Wests  and knows all too well how difficult the New South Wales custodian can be to stop with ball in hand.