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Fiji and Ireland reveal final squads for RLWC2017

8th October 2017, 15:44

Fiji and Ireland reveal final squads for RLWC2017

Fiji and Ireland, two of Wales' opponents at Rugby League World Cup 2017, have named their final squads for the tournament.

On November 5, Wales will travel to Townsville in North Queensland to take on Fiji, who have gone with a 24-man squad for the World Cup. 

Their squad is as follows:

1. Kane Evans - Sydney Roosters

2. Salesi Faingaa - Parramatta Eels
(Sa-le-see  Fa-ing-ar)

3. Jarryd Hayne - Gold Coast Titans

4. Tui Kamikamica - Melbourne Storm/ SC Falcons
(Too-ee  Ka me-ka-me-tha)

5. Villiame Kikau - Penrith Panthers
(Villi-arm-eh  Kik-our)

6. Apisai Koroisau - Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
(Api-sigh  Ko-roy-ee-s-our)

7. Joe Lovadua - St George-Illawarra Dragons
(Joe  Lovo-do-a)

8. Henry Raiwalui - Mounties RLFC

9. Taane Milne - St George-Illawarra Dragons/ Illawarra RLFC
(Tarn-eh  Milne)

10. Sitiveni Moceidreke - South Sydney Rabbitohs/ North Sydney Bears
(Siti-ve-nee  Mor-there-n-drek-eh)

11. Marcelo Montoya - Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
(Mar-selo Montoya)

12. Kevin Naiqama (C) - Wests Tigers
(Kevin Nigh-ing-garma)

13. Ben Nakubuwai - Gold Coast Titans/ Tweed Heads Seagulls
(Ben Na-koo-boo-why)

14. Mikaele Ravalawa - Canberra Raiders
(Mee-ka-el-air Rava-la-wa)

15. Junior Roqica - London Broncos
(Junior Rong-g-ee-tha)

16. Jacob Saifiti - Newcastle Knights
(Jacob  Sigh-fee-tee)

17. Ashton Sims - Warrington Wolves

18. Korbin Sims - Brisbane Broncos

19. Pio Seci - Nabua Broncos
(Pee-o  Se-thee)

20. James Storer - Port Kembla Blacks

21. Akuila Uate - Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
(Ark-willa  Oo-art-teh)

22. Eloni Vunakece - Sydney Roosters/ Wyong Roos
(Ee-lo-nee Voo-na-care-there)

23. Suliasi Vunivalu - Melbourne Storm
(Sool-ee-are-see  Voo-nee-va-loo)

24. Brayden Wiliame - Catalans Dragons
(Brayden Wili-arm-eh)

*Standby Replacement*
25. Etuate Bola - Nabua Broncos
(Et-oo-art-ee  Bol-ah)


Ireland, who John Kear's men will face in their final group match in Perth on November 12, have also named 24 players, with one player travelling as a reserve.

Their squad is as follows

1. Liam Finn (C) - Wakefield Wildcats

2. Scott Grix  (V.C) - Wakefield Wildcats

3. James Hasson - Wakefield Wildcats            

4. Kyle Amor - St Helens                                                      

5. Liam Kay - Toronto Wolfpack                                      

6. Will Hope - Sheffield Eagles                                            

7. Oliver Roberts - Huddersfield Giants                                    

8. Ed Chamberlain - Widnes Vikings                                               

9. George King - Warrington Wolves                                        

10. Toby King - Warrington Wolves                                       

11. Joe Keyes - Bradford Bulls                                               

12. Joe Philbin - Warrington Wolves                                      

13. Jack Higginson - Wigan Warriors                                            

14. Anthony Mullally - Leeds Rhinos                                                  

15. Tyrone McCarthy - Salford City Reds                                           

16. Brad Singleton - Leeds Rhinos                                                   

17. Micky McIlorum - Wigan Warriors                                  

18. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook - St Helens                                             

19. Api Pewhairangi - London Broncos                                           

20. Matty Hadden - Rochdale Hornets                                        

21. Shannon McDonnell - Camden Rams

22. Casey Dunne - Longhorns RL

23. James Kelly - Sheffield Eagles

24. Alan McMahon - Waterford Vikings

25. Mikey Russell – (Travelling Reserve) – Coventry Bears


Papua New Guinea, who Wales will come head-to-head with in Port Moresby in their World Cup opener, have already named their squad for the tournament.

John Kear will announce his final squad at 9am on Tuesday, October 10 ahead of a training camp in North Wales.

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