Peta Hiku starts on the wing and Mason Lino and Ata Hingano are the starting halves for the Vodafone Warriors' NRL trial against Melbourne in Rotorua today.

Vodafone Warriors head coach Stephen Kearney has named Blake Ayshford as the starting centres with new signings Agnatius Paasi and Leivaha Pulu joined in the run-on pack by James Gavet, Ligi Sao and Chris Satae with Sam Cook at hooker.

VODAFONE WARRIORS v MELBOURNE STORM

Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua

Referees: Gavin Reynolds, Liam Kennedy

 

VODAFONE WARRIORS

1 CHARNZE NICOLL-KLOKSTAD

2 PETA HIKU

3 SOLOMONE KATA

4 BLAKE AYSHFORD

34 DAVID FUSITU'A

6 MAFOA'AEATA HINGANO

7 MASON LINO (c)

8 AGNATIUS PAASI

9 SAM COOK

10 CHRIS SATAE

11 LEIVAHA PULU

12 LIGI SAO

13 JAMES GAVET

Interchange:

14 JOE VUNA

15 MATIU LOVE-HENRY

16 ISAIAH PAPALI'I

17 HAYZE PERHAM

18 ANTHONY GELLING

19 KEN MAUMALO

20 JAZZ TEVAGA

21 BUNTY AFOA

22 CHANEL HARRIS-TAVITA

COACH | STEPHEN KEARNEY

 

MELBOURNE STORM

1 SCOTT DRINKWATER

2 MATT SOPA-LAWLER

3 JUSTIN OLAM

4 KELMA TUALAGI

5 RYAN PAPENHUYZEN

6 COOPER JOHNS

7 BILLY WALTERS

8 TUI KAMIKAMICA

9 HARRY GRANT

10 LACHLAN TIMM

11 TINO FA'ASUAMALEAUI

12 LOUIS GERAGHTY

13 PAT KAUFUSI

Interchange:

14 CHRIS LEWIS

15 JYE BALLINGER

16 JACOB HIND

17 BRETT GEINKE

18 HARRISON MUELLER

 19 JARROD McINALLY

20 JARROD TUITE

21 KAYLEB MILNE

22 LACHLAN ROE

COACH | JASON RYLES