Michael Ki of the Warriors. New Zealand Warriors v Wyong Roos. NSW Cup rugby league match at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. Saturday 21 June 2014. Photo: Jason Oxenham/Photosport.co.nz

VODAFONE JUNIOR WARRIORS v PENRITH PANTHERS

Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland

1.45pm, Sunday, June 29

 

Michael Ki returns to NYC football today when he starts in the second row for the Vodafone Junior Warriors’ 16th-round clash against Penrith at Mount Smart Stadium (1.45pm kick-off; match day sponsor: DEWALT).

Ki has made six straight appearances for the club’s New South Wales Cup side in recent weeks.

He goes into the second row with Ofahiki Ogden moving to the bench.

The Vodafone Junior Warriors are looking to arrest a run of two losses in their last two outings against South Sydney and Brisbane. They go into the match sitting eight on the ladder. 

 

VODAFONE JUNIOR WARRIORS

1 BRAD ABBEY

2 PAUL ULBERG

3 SEMISI TYRELL

4 NATHANIEL ROACHE

5 METIA LISATI

6 MAFOA’AEATA HINGANO

7 MASON LINO (c)

8 IULIO AFOA 

9 KURT ROBINSON

10 SAM LISONE (c)

11 TOAFOFOA SIPLEY

20 MICHAEL KI

13 JAMES BELL

Interchange:

12 OFAHIKI OGDEN

14 JAZZ TEVAGA

16 PAUL TULI

17 MARATA NIUKORE

COACH: STACEY JONES

 

COVERAGE

Live coverage on SKY Sport 2 at 1.45pm.