Test match teams: Samoa v Fiji, Great Britain v NZ, Australia v Tonga

The official team lists for Saturday's Test match triple-header at Eden Park.

Team lists

Samoa v Fiji, Saturday 2.20pm (12.20pm AEDT) at Eden Park, Auckland

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Samoa is number 1 Ronaldo Mulitalo
    Fullback for Fiji is number 1 Siti Moceidreke
  • Winger for Samoa is number 2 Jorge Taufua
    Winger for Fiji is number 2 Isaac Lumelume
  • Centre for Samoa is number 3 Timoteo Lafai
    Centre for Fiji is number 3 Taane Milne
  • Centre for Samoa is number 4 Joseph Leilua
    Centre for Fiji is number 4 Brayden Wiliame
  • Winger for Samoa is number 5 Brian To'o
    Winger for Fiji is number 5 Suliasi Vunivalu
  • Five-Eighth for Samoa is number 6 Marion Seve
    Five-Eighth for Fiji is number 6 Kevin Naiqama
  • Halfback for Samoa is number 7 Jarome Luai
    Halfback for Fiji is number 7 Brandon Wakeham

Forwards

  • Prop for Samoa is number 8 Junior Paulo
    Prop for Fiji is number 8 Kane Evans
  • Hooker for Samoa is number 9 Danny Levi
    Hooker for Fiji is number 9 Joe Lovodua
  • Prop for Samoa is number 10 Martin Taupau
    Prop for Fiji is number 10 Tui Kamikamica
  • 2nd Row for Samoa is number 11 Tino Faasuamaleaui
    2nd Row for Fiji is number 11 Viliame Kikau
  • 2nd Row for Samoa is number 12 Michael Chee-Kam
    2nd Row for Fiji is number 12 Ben Nakubuwai
  • Lock for Samoa is number 14 Dunamis Lui
    Lock for Fiji is number 13 D'Rhys Miller

Interchange

  • Interchange for Samoa is number 13 Bunty Afoa
    Interchange for Fiji is number 14 Lamar Liolevave
  • Interchange for Samoa is number 15 Moses Leota
    Interchange for Fiji is number 15 Joseph Ratuvakacereivalu
  • Interchange for Samoa is number 16 Luciano Leilua
    Interchange for Fiji is number 18 King Vuniyayawa
  • Interchange for Samoa is number 17 James Gavet
    Interchange for Fiji is number 19 Penioni Tagituimua

Samoa: Storm prop Tino Faasuamaleaui returns to Samoa after representing the Junior Kangaroos last Friday in Wollongong. All the players in the 17-man line-up have NRL experience with props Junior Paulo and Martin Taupau forming an impressive engine room with Knights hooker Danny Levi.

Fiji: The Bati are without the suspended Maika Sivo so Isaac Lumelume is the other winger alongside Melbourne's Suliasi Vunivalu. Kane Evans, Tui Kamikamica and Viliame Kikau will lead the Fijian forward charge.

Great Britain v New Zealand, Saturday 5pm (3pm AEDT) at Eden Park, Auckland

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for New Zealand is number 1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
    Fullback for Great Britain is number 1 Jonny Lomax
  • Winger for New Zealand is number 2 Ken Maumalo
    Winger for Great Britain is number 2 Jermaine McGillvary
  • Centre for New Zealand is number 3 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
    Centre for Great Britain is number 3 Zak Hardaker
  • Centre for New Zealand is number 4 Joseph Manu
    Centre for Great Britain is number 4 Jake Connor
  • Winger for New Zealand is number 5 Jamayne Isaako
    Winger for Great Britain is number 5 Ryan Hall
  • Five-Eighth for New Zealand is number 6 Kieran Foran
    Five-Eighth for Great Britain is number 6 Gareth Widdop
  • Halfback for New Zealand is number 7 Benji Marshall
    Halfback for Great Britain is number 7 Jackson Hastings

Forwards

  • Prop for New Zealand is number 8 Zane Tetevano
    Prop for Great Britain is number 8 Chris Hill
  • Hooker for New Zealand is number 21 Kodi Nikorima
    Hooker for Great Britain is number 9 Josh Hodgson
  • Prop for New Zealand is number 10 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
    Prop for Great Britain is number 10 Thomas Burgess
  • 2nd Row for New Zealand is number 11 Briton Nikora
    2nd Row for Great Britain is number 11 John Bateman
  • 2nd Row for New Zealand is number 12 Kenneath Bromwich
    2nd Row for Great Britain is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
  • Lock for New Zealand is number 13 Joseph Tapine
    Lock for Great Britain is number 13 James Graham

Interchange

  • Interchange for New Zealand is number 14 Jahrome Hughes
    Interchange for Great Britain is number 14 Josh Jones
  • Interchange for New Zealand is number 15 Corey Harawira-Naera
    Interchange for Great Britain is number 15 Joe Philbin
  • Interchange for New Zealand is number 16 Leeson Ah Mau
    Interchange for Great Britain is number 16 Daryl Clark
  • Interchange for New Zealand is number 17 Adam Blair
    Interchange for Great Britain is number 17 Alex Walmsley

Great Britain: Jonny Lomax starts at fullback, Jake Connor is in the centres, Tom Burgess starts at prop with Joe Philbin and Daryl Clark joining the bench and Lachlan Coote, Oliver Gildart and Luke Thompson dropping out.

New Zealand: The Kiwis are set to take the field as named for their Test against Great Britain. Prop Leeson Ah Mau sat out training through the first part of the week with an ankle complaint, but coach Michael Maguire said he will be fine to play. Shaun Johnson has paid the price for the team's woes against Australia with Kieran Foran replacing him at five-eighth. Raiders star Joe Tapine returns from suspension at lock with Adam Blair shifting to the bench with Braden Hamlin-Uele out. 

Australia v Tonga Invitational, Saturday 7.40pm (5.40pm AEDT) at Eden Park, Auckland

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Tonga Invitational is number 1 Will Hopoate
    Fullback for Australia is number 1 James Tedesco
  • Winger for Tonga Invitational is number 2 David Fusitu'a
    Winger for Australia is number 2 Josh Addo-Carr
  • Centre for Tonga Invitational is number 3 Michael Jennings
    Centre for Australia is number 3 Latrell Mitchell
  • Centre for Tonga Invitational is number 4 Konrad Hurrell
    Centre for Australia is number 4 Jack Wighton
  • Winger for Tonga Invitational is number 5 Daniel Tupou
    Winger for Australia is number 5 Nick Cotric
  • Five-Eighth for Tonga Invitational is number 6 Tuimoala Lolohea
    Five-Eighth for Australia is number 6 Cameron Munster
  • Halfback for Tonga Invitational is number 21 Kotoni Staggs
    Halfback for Australia is number 7 Daly Cherry-Evans

Forwards

  • Prop for Tonga Invitational is number 15 Addin Fonua-Blake
    Prop for Australia is number 8 Josh Papalii
  • Hooker for Tonga Invitational is number 9 Siliva Havili
    Hooker for Australia is number 9 Damien Cook
  • Prop for Tonga Invitational is number 10 Siosiua Taukeiaho
    Prop for Australia is number 10 David Klemmer
  • 2nd Row for Tonga Invitational is number 11 Ben Murdoch-Masila
    2nd Row for Australia is number 11 Boyd Cordner
  • 2nd Row for Tonga Invitational is number 12 Manu Ma'u
    2nd Row for Australia is number 12 Tyson Frizell
  • Lock for Tonga Invitational is number 13 Jason Taumalolo
    Lock for Australia is number 13 Jake Trbojevic

Interchange

  • Interchange for Tonga Invitational is number 8 Andrew Fifita
    Interchange for Australia is number 14 Cameron Murray
  • Interchange for Tonga Invitational is number 14 Sione Katoa
    Interchange for Australia is number 15 Payne Haas
  • Interchange for Tonga Invitational is number 19 Tevita Pangai Junior
    Interchange for Australia is number 16 Paul Vaughan
  • Interchange for Tonga Invitational is number 20 Joe Ofahengaue
    Interchange for Australia is number 17 Wade Graham

Australia: Cameron Murray will make his Test debut off the bench in place of Ben Hunt.

Tonga Invitational: Ata Hingano is named at halfback after Fanitesi Niu was a late inclusion last week. Andrew Fifita starts with Addin Fonua-Blake to come off the bench.