Fri 27 September

Lam names PNG train-on squad

Lam names PNG train-on squad

Papua New Guinea coach Adrian Lam has named an initial train-on squad for Rugby League World Cup 2013 containing a mix of top-grade stars from the Super League and NRL, and the cream of talent from PNG's own domestic competition.

The Kumuls will not be short of options at hooker, with Penrith's James Segeyaro and Wakefield' Paul Aiton named in the squad, while Huddersfield's Jason Chan, and NRL stars David Mead and Neville Costigan will also will also play a key role for the side at RLWC2013.

Lam's men will be given a stern challenege ahead of the tournament when they face an Australian Prime Minister's XIII in PNG on September 29.

Papua New Guinea face France at MS3 Craven Park on October 27, Samoa at the same venue on November 4 and New Zealand at the Headingley Carnegie Stadium on November 8.

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

Squad: Josiah Abavu, Paul Aiton, Dion Aiye, Wellington Albert, Ase Boas, Joe Uno, Jason Chan, Neville Costigan, Israel Eliab, Richard Kambo, Roger Laka, David Loko, Enoch Maki, Larsen Marabe, Nene McDonald, David Mead, Mark Mexico, Jessie-Joe Nandye, Sebastien Pandia, Francis Paniu, James Segeyaro, Petero Sunivalu, Jason Tali, Ray Thompson, Charlie Wabo, Adex Wera, Menzie Yere.

Lam names PNG 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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