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Kiwis Starting Team Announced


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Kiwis Starting Team Announced

Cairns, Australia, October 9, 2012 – Three players will make their Kiwi debuts this Saturday night in Townsville after Stephen Kearney today confirmed the 17 that will take the field against the Kangaroos.

The new faces are the Bulldogs prop Sam Kasiano, the Sea Eagles centre Dean Whare and the Storm second-rower Kevin Proctor. Proctor has toured with the Kiwis before but has not yet taken the field.

The starting forward pack features four players from the NRL Grand Final, with two guys from both the Bulldogs (Kasiano and Frank Pritchard) and the Storm (Jesse Bromwich and Proctor). They’re joined by Issac Luke and Simon Mannering.

The side is again captained by Benji Marshall, who is partnered in the halves with Kieran Foran. Sam McKendry is 18th man.

Jersey Player Club Kiwi No Tests
1 Josh Hoffman Brisbane Broncos 773 1
2 Sam Perrett Canterbury Bulldogs 744 19
3 Krisnan Inu Canterbury Bulldogs 735 4
4 Dean Whare Manly Sea Eagles - 0
5 Gerard Beale Brisbane Broncos 767 4
6 Benji Marshall Wests Tigers 717 26
7 Kieran Foran Manly Sea Eagles 757 7
8 Jesse Bromwich Melbourne Storm 775 1
9 Issac Luke South Sydney Rabbitohs 749 21
10 Sam Kasiano Canterbury Bulldogs - 0
11 Frank Pritchard Canterbury Bulldogs 718 22
12 Kevin Proctor Melbourne Storm 771 0
13 Simon Mannering Vodafone Warriors 731 29
14 Elijah Taylor Vodafone Warriors 770 2
15 Ben Matulino Vodafone Warriors 756 12
16 Greg Eastwood Canterbury Bulldogs 737 17
17 Adam Blair Wests Tigers 732 25

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