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Blair into Kiwis Squad


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Blair into Kiwis Squad

Cairns, Australia, October 5, 2012 – Adam Blair has been recalled to the Kiwis squad for next Saturday’s Test against the Kangaroos in Townsville, following the late injury withdrawal of Jeremy Smith.

Smith injured his shoulder in the Cronulla Sharks last game of the NRL season. A thorough medical recently with his new club, the Newcastle Knights, suggested further examination of the shoulder was needed. An MRI scan this week has shown the severity of the injury had been underestimated and Smith has been ruled out.

Blair, from the Wests Tigers, has played 25 Tests and is the third most-capped player in the Kiwis squad, behind Simon Mannering and Benji Marshall.

The Kiwis assemble in Cairns, with a first training on Monday morning at Stan Williams Park.
KIWIS SQUAD
Player Club Kiwi No. Tests
Gerard Beale Brisbane Broncos 767 4
Adam Blair Wests Tigers 732 25
Jesse Bromwich Melbourne Storm 775 1
Greg Eastwood Canterbury Bulldogs 737 17
Kieran Foran Manly Sea Eagles 757 7
Josh Hoffman Brisbane Broncos 773 1
Krisnan Inu Canterbury Bulldogs 735 4
Shaun Johnson Vodafone Warriors 774 1
Sam Kasiano Canterbury Bulldogs - -
Issac Luke South Sydney Rabbitohs 749 21
Simon Mannering Vodafone Warriors 731 29
Benji Marshall West Tigers 717 26
Ben Matulino Vodafone Warriors 756 12
Sam McKendry Penrith Panthers 763 7
Sam Perrett Canterbury Bulldogs 744 19
Frank Pritchard Canterbury Bulldogs 718 22
Kevin Proctor Melbourne Storm 771 -
Elijah Taylor Vodafone Warriors 770 2
Dean Whare Manly Sea Eagles - -

2012 KIWIS MATCH SCHEDULE
October 13 – vs Australia, Dairy Farmers Stadium, Townsville

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