The Australian Rugby League Commission has today named the following squad to represent the Prime Minister’s XIII against Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby on Saturday 26 September.
Player – NRL Club
1. Jack Wighton – Canberra Raiders
2. Alex Johnston – South Sydney Rabbitohs
3. Jarrod Croker – Canberra Raiders
4. Dane Gagai – Newcastle Knights
5. David Nofoaluma – Wests Tigers
6. Kane Elgey – Gold Coast Titans
7. Adam Reynolds – South Sydney Rabbitohs
8. Jake Trbojevic – Manly Sea Eagles
9. James Segeyaro – Penrith Panthers
10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard – Penrith Panthers
11. Chris McQueen – South Sydney Rabbitohs
12. Tepai Moeroa – Parramatta Eels
13. Trent Merrin (c) – St George Illawarra Dragons
14. Euan Aitken – St George Illawarra Dragons
15. Jeremy Latimore – Penrith Panthers
16. Daniel Mortimer – Gold Coast Titans
17. Tyrone Peachey – Penrith Panthers
18. David Tyrrell – South Sydney Rabbitohs
Dragon Trent Merrin will captain the side, which will be coached by Penrith mentor Ivan Cleary.
Cleary is viewing the match as an important selection trial for younger players looking ahead to the 2016 Representative Matches.
Selected players will attend medicals on Thursday 17 September in Sydney, ahead of assembling in camp in Cairns on Wednesday 23 September.
Broncos players are not eligible for this team that has been chosen from sides already eliminated from the 2015 NRL Finals Series.