By Richard Cowley, Date: 18/9/13
The NZRL have added another 7 players to their World Cup train-on squad after the Bulldogs and Cowboys exited the NRL finals.
The seven players that have been added are Jason Taumalolo, Antonio Winterstein, Greg Eastwood, Krisnan Inu, Sam Kasiano, Sam Perrett and Frank Pritchard.
The Kiwis who are the current World Champions are looking to defy the odds and go back to back in this years would cup scheduled for the UK, Wales and France.
More players will be added to the squad as more teams drop out of the NRL final series over the coming weeks.
Kiwis train-on squad for the World Cup: Alex Glenn, Josh Hoffman, Bronson Harrison, Jason Nightingale, Lewis Brown, Sam McKendry, Dean Whare, Shaun Johnson, Thomas Leuluai, Kevin Locke, Simon Mannering, Ben Matulino, Sam Rapira, Elijah Taylor, Manu Vatuvei, Adam Blair, Tim Simona, Jason Taumalolo, Antonio Winterstein, Greg Eastwood, Krisnan Inu, Sam Kasiano, Sam Perrett, Frank Pritchard
New Zealand’s 2013 Rugby League World Cup Schedule
Oct 27th 6.00pm New Zealand v Samoa, The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, England.
Nov 1st 8.00pm France v New Zealand (World Cup), Parc des Sports, Avignon, France.
Nov 8th 8.00pm New Zealand v Papua New Guinea (World Cup), Headingley Carnegie Stadium, Leeds, England.