NZ 18s named for Aus Schoolboys clash
New Zealand 18s will play Australian Schoolboys at Trust Arena, Auckland this Saturday, September 30 at 11.30am.
This year presents the first opportunity for players at 18s level to wear the black jersey. The selection for this team includes not only the best of those residing in New Zealand (NZ Residents 18s), but also New Zealanders currently playing in Australia (Taurahere) to create a New Zealand 18s side that represents the best of New Zealand.
New Zealand 18s: Hayze Perham; Akarana: Matt Timoko, Tyler Slade, Soane Hufanga, Paul Turner, Jordan Riki, Dylan Tavita (Captain), Steven Marsters, Jackson Paulo, Darius Farmer, Mawene Hiroti, Joseph Taipari, Vallance Harris, Fine Kula, Peter Hola, Sean Mullany, Kelma Tuilagi, Phillip Makatoa
Australian Schoolboys: Dylan Smith, Campbell Graham (Co-Captain), Bronson Xerri, Zac Lomax (Co-Captain), Ethan Parry, Tanah Boyd, Haze Dunster, Ky Rodwell, Kyle Schneider, Shawn Blore, Teig Wilton, David Fifita, Lindsay Smith, Luke Huth, Jesse Cronin, James Roumanos, Spencer Leniu
The game will be live on Sky Sport 2.