Junior Pauga scores a try. NRL Holden Cup, Juniors U20's. Warriors v Sea Eagles. Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. Saturday 9 April  2016. Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

Koli Oneone has been called into the centres and Junior Pauga moves to the wing for the Vodafone Junior Warriors’ eighth-round NYC clash against the Melbourne Storm on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland today (1.00pm kick-off local time; 3.00pm NZT).

Out of the line-up is Levi McBirney with young half Eiden Ackland brought onto the interchange to fill the spot created by Oneone’s move into the starting line-up.

The Vodafone Junior Warriors and the Storm have identical records of two wins and five losses in the opening seven rounds of the season.

 

VODAFONE JUNIOR WARRIORS v MELBOURNE STORM

Sunshine Coast Stadium, Kawana Waters

1.00pm, Sunday, April 24

Referee: Belinda Sleeman

 

VODAFONE JUNIOR WARRIORS

1 KANE TELEA

2 LEWIS SOOSEMEA

15 KOLI ONEONE

4 MELINO FINEANGANOFO

3 JUNIOR PAUGA

6 ERIN CLARK

7 CHANEL HARRIS-TAVITA

8 BUNTY AFOA

9 SHELDON PITAMA (c)

10 ISAIAH PAPALII

11 OFAHIKI OGDEN

12 MARATA NIUKORE

13 CHRIS SIO

Interchange:

14 KEANU DAWSON

16 KENESE KENESE

17 JOE VUNA

21 EIDEN ACKLAND

COACH | KELVIN WRIGHT