Two line-up changes have been made for the Vodafone Warriors' clash against Canberra at the NRL Auckland Nines at Eden Park (6.40pm start).

Solomone Kata and Ken Maumalo both start with Matt Allwood and Sam Lisone coming onto the bench for their Nines debuts.

Dropping out of the squad are Ngani Laumape and Suaia Matagi.

Team | Manu Vatuvei, Ben Henry, Shaun Johnson, Solomone Kata, Sione Lousi, Nathan Friend, Bodene Thompson, Ken Maumalo, Ben Matulino. Interchange: Ryan Hoffman, Matt Allwood, Sam Lisone, Chad Townsend, Tuimoala Lolohea.

Not selected | Nathaniel Roache, Suaia Matagi, Ngani Laumape.

Unavailable | Sam Tomkins.