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NZ 18s squad named for Taurahere series

NZ 18s squad named for Taurahere series

New Zealand 18s coaches have named an extended squad of players for their team to face the Taurahere Kiwis side later this month.

The squad, chosen by head coach Tom Ball and assistant Moehewa Armstrong, features eight players currently on duty with the Junior Warriors in the NRL Holden Cup playoffs.

The group will be reduced to 19 for a two games against the New South Wales-based Kiwis, scheduled for September 28 and October 2 in Rotorua.

The extended squad is:

Bradley Abbey (Junior Warriors), Bunty Afoa (Junior Warriors), Joseph Apikotoa (Wellington), Erin Clark (Akarana), Vaipouli Edmonds (Counties Manukau), Mose Esera (Akarana), Mattais Heimuli (Junior Warriors), Mafoa'aeata Hingano (Junior Warriors), Jamel Hunt (Counties Manukau), Zaylin Inu (Akarana), Zion Ioka (Akarana), Nick Lui-Toso (Akarana), James Maafi (Akarana), Dre Melvin (Wellington), Christian Mika (Junior Warriors), Tyler Mohi (Counties Manukau), Marata Niukore (Junior Warriors), Ofahiki Ogden (Junior Warriors), Fabien Paletua-Kiri (Mid Central), Jordan Pinnock (South Island), Rueben Porter (Akarana), Joseph Price (Counties Manukau), Connor Purcell (Akarana), Nathaniel Roche (Junior Warriors), Cyrus Timo-Latu (South Island), Richard Timoti (Akarana), Scott Tofa-Timoteo (Akarana), Ken Tofilau (South Island), Amoni Tufui (Akarana), Fuaimamao Uta (Akarana), Tiaan Wilkins (Counties Manukau), Logan Yates (Counties Manukau), Eddie Wulf (Akarana)


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