The Australian Rugby League Commission has today named the following squad to represent the Prime Minister’s XIII against Papua New Guinea at Kalabond Oval in Kokopo on Sunday, September 29:
1. Jarryd Hayne (Parramatta Eels)
2. Brett Morris (St George Illawarra Dragons)
3. Brent Tate (North Queensland Cowboys)
4. Josh Morris (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
5. Kevin Gordon (Gold Coast Titans)
6. Greg Bird (Gold Coast Titans)
7. Aidan Sezer (Gold Coast Titans)
8. Ryan James (Gold Coast Titans)
9. Robbie Farah (Wests Tigers)
10. James Tamou (North Queensland Cowboys)
11. Sam Thaiday (Brisbane Broncos)
12. Josh Papalii (Canberra Raiders)
13. Corey Parker (Brisbane Broncos)
Prime Minister’s XIII players will attend a team medical and training session in Sydney on Thursday, September 19, at Allianz Stadium starting at 10.30am.
The team will then assemble in Cairns on Thursday, September 26, before travelling to Papua New Guinea.
Holden Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens will accompany the Laurie Daley-coached Prime Minister’s XIII team to Papua New Guinea with the match viewed as an important selection trial for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.