Five More Players Added to Junior Kiwis Train-on Squad
PRESS RELEASEFive More Players Added to Junior Kiwis Train-on Squad
Auckland, New Zealand, October 2, 2013 - Four players from the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and one from the Canberra Raiders have been added to the Junior Kiwis train-on squad following the weekends results in the Holden Cup. That takes the current number in the squad to 24.
The Bulldogs players are Herman Ese’ese, Matthew Fukofuka, Jaline Graham and David Minute. Ese’ese and Fukofuka are from Auckland, while Graham was born in Fielding and Minute in Christchurch.
The Raiders representative, Jeremy Hawkins, is looking to make the Junior Kiwis for a second successive year. He was born in Wellington.
The Junior Kiwis play the Junior Kangaroos on Sunday, October 13, at WIN Jubilee Oval in Kogarah, Sydney. The Junior Kiwis selectors - John Ackland, Brent Gemmell, Mark Horo and Kelvin Wright, along with the convenor Tony Iro - will name their final team on October 8.
2013 JUNIOR KIWIS TRAIN-ON SQUAD (at October 2):
Brisbane Broncos: Kodi
Nikorima, Duncan Paia'aua
Canberra Raiders: Jeremy Hawkins
Canterbury Bulldogs: Herman Ese’ese, Matthew Fukofuka, Jaline Graham, David Minute
Cronulla Sharks: Fa’amanu Brown, Valentine Holmes
Gold Coast Titans: Jahrome Hughes
Melbourne Storm: Matt McGahan, Pride Pettersen-Robati, Cade Umaga
Newcastle Knights: Danny Levi, Joseph Tapine
Parramatta Eels: Zach Docker-Clay, Takai Moeakiola
South Sydney Rabbitohs: Tulsa Saumamao
Vodafone Warriors: Siliva Havili, Ngani Laumape
Wests Tigers: Manaia Cherrington, Andy Fiagatusa, Delouise Hoeter, Kurtis Rowe