Coach Stephen Kearney has today confirmed the Kiwis' final playing 17 for Fridays Anzac Test against the Kangaroos at Canberra Stadium (7.45pm kick-off local time; 9.45pm NZT; live SKY Sport 2).
First-time Kiwi captain Simon Mannering will start at loose forward as he did in last Octobers Trans-Tasman Test in Townsville while his Vodafone Warriors team-mate Shaun Johnson is in the halves with Kieran Foran.
Utility Elijah Taylor and prop Ben Matulino are on the interchange along with Penrith prop Sam McKendry and Brisbane back rower Alex Glenn.
As anticipated veterans Sam Perrett and Jason Nightingale take the wing positions with Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (Sydney Roosters) the 19th man.
Brought into the squad as 18th man is Melbournes Tohu Harris, who replaces the unavailable Jeremy Smith (suspended).
The full team is:
13SIMON MANNERING (c)
HEAD COACH: STEPHEN KEARNEY