Thu 19 September

Samoa name strong train-on squad

Samoa name strong train-on squad

Samoa have named an initial train-on squad for Rugby League World Cup 2013 containing an impressive mix of NRL stars.

Head coach Matt Parish has been tasked with leading the islanders beyond the group stage this autumn, and he will add to his squad in the coming weeks as the club seasons in Super League and the NRL draw to a close.

Samoa initial train-on squad:

Canterbury Bulldogs: Tim Lafai, Martin Taupau

Wests Tigers: Ava Seumanafagai, Tim Simona, Masada Iosefa, Sauaso Sue, David Nofoaluma, Eddy Pettybourne

St George Illawarra Dragons: Daniel Vidot, Leeson Ah Mau

New Zealand Warriors: Pita Godinet, Carlos Tuimavave, Suaia Matagi, Mason Lino

Canberra Raiders: Anthony Milford, Sami Sauiluma

North Queensland Cowboys: Antonio Winterstein, Kalifa Faifailoa, Wayne Ulugia

Brisbane Broncos: Dunamis Lui, Lama Tasi

Gold Coast Titans: Mark Ioane

Parramatta Eels: Ben Roberts, Reni Maitua, Ken Sio

Penrith Panthers: Mose Masoe

Samoa kick off their RLWC2013 campaign against New Zealand in Warrington on Sunday October 27.

They then travel to Hull for a clash against Papua New Guinea on Monday November 4 before taking on France in Perpignan in their final group match on Monday November 11.

Tickets are now on sale for RLWC2013, with 55% of tickets priced £20 or less.

To make sure you will BE THERE buy now at www.rlwc2013.com/tickets or call the 24-hour Ticket Hotline on 0844 847 2013.


Samoa name strong train-on squad


Rugby League World Cup
Sat 23 NovNew Zealand 20-18 England
Sun 17 NovSamoa 4-22 Fiji
Sat 16 NovEngland 34-6 France
Fri 15 NovNew Zealand 40-4 Scotland
Mon 11 NovFrance 6-22 Samoa
Sun 10 NovWales 24-28 Cook Islands
Sat 09 NovEngland 34-12 Fiji
Fri 08 NovNew Zealand 56-10 Papua New Guinea
Thu 07 NovScotland 22-8 USA
Tue 05 NovTonga 22-16 Cook Islands

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