Here are the latest train on squads named after the first weekend of National Rugby League finals where Brisbane and Melbourne were eliminated.
Ben Hunt has been rewarded for a great season with selection, while the Storm’s big three in Cooper Cronk, Cameron Smith and Billy Slater look certain to make the final cut for Four Nations selection.
Ben Hunt, Corey Parker, Dale Copley, Josh McGuire, Justin Hodges, Matt Gillett, Sam Thaiday, Brett Morris, Josh Dugan, Trent Merrin, Jarryd Hayne, Will Hopoate, Beau Scott, Kurt Gidley, Willie Mason, Anthony Milford, Jack Wighton, Jarrod Croker, Josh Papalii, Andrew Fifita, Luke Lewis, Michael Gordon, Cameron Smith, Billy Slater, Cooper Cronk, Will Chambers, Ryan Hoffman, Aaron Woods, Robbie Farah, Aidan Sezer, Dave Taylor, Greg Bird, Jacob Lillyman.
Benji Marshall has been left out of the Kiwis Four Nation Train on squad, while Ben Henry and Isaac John are unavailable due to injury.
Gerard Beale, Adam Blair, Fa’amanu Brown (Cronulla), Sosaia Feki (Cronulla), David Fusitua, Siliva Havili, Valentine Holmes, Konrad Hurrell, Shaun Johnson, Ngani Laumape, Thomas Leuluai, Simon Mannering, Suaia Matagi, Ben Matulino, Matt McIlrick, Jason Nightingale, Sauaso Sue, Brad Takairangi, Marty Taupau, Bodene Thompson, Manu Vatuvei.
Junior Paulo was outstanding for Samoa at the World Cup and will spearhead their squad at the Four Nations Tournament. Samoa were quarter-finalists at last year’s World Cup when they beat Fiji earlier this year at SportingBet Stadium, Penrith. See our match report here.
Ricky Leutele, Fa’amanu Brown, Sam Tagataese, Penani Manumalealii, Leeson Ah Mau, Peter Mata’utia, Kyle Stanley, Junior Tia-Kilifi, Suaia Matagi, Dominique Peyroux, Carlos Tuimavave, Michael Sio, Brad Abby, Joey Leilua, David Fa’alogo, Sione Mata’utia, Chanel Mata’utia, Junior Paulo, Pauli Pauli, Kaysa Pritchard, Tim Simona, Jessie Sue, James Gavet, Ava Seumanufagai