Kiwis name team to face Fiji on November 18th in Wellington

 

Date: 14/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

Wellington’s Danny Levi will make his first start in the Kiwis, named at Hooker for Saturday's Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match against Fiji in Wellington.

 

Date: 14/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

Wellington’s Danny Levi will make his first start in the Kiwis, named at Hooker for Saturday's Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match against Fiji in Wellington.

Levi earns a promotion from the bench where he’s started all three Tests since making his debut against Samoa in round one of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

Te Maire Martin has also been promoted to the starting line-up, partnering Shaun Johnson in the halves, which see’s Kodi Nikorima set to play more of a utility type role in jersey 17.

Adam Blair will again skipper the side in jersey 13, while 3 other Wellington men, Jordan Rapana (Wing) Joseph Tapine (Lock) and Nelson Asofa-Solomona (Interchange) will also get their chance to play in front of their home fans.

QUARTER FINAL
NEW ZEALAND v FIJI
WELLINGTON REGIONAL STADIUM, WELLINGTON
18 NOVEMBER 2017

JERSEY NO.

NAME

1

ROGER TUIVASA-SHECK

2

DALLIN WATENE-ZELEZNIAK

3

DEAN WHARE

4

BRAD TAKAIRANGI

5

JORDAN RAPANA

6

TE MAIRE MARTIN

7

SHAUN JOHNSON

8

MARTIN TAUPAU

9

DANNY LEVI

10

JARED WAEREA-HARGREAVES

11

SIMON MANNERING

12

JOSEPH TAPINE

13

ADAM BLAIR

14

NELSON ASOFA-SOLOMONA

15

RUSSELL PACKER

16

ISAAC LIU

17

KODI NIKORIMA

18

KENNY BROMWICH

19

JASON NIGHTINGALE

20

PETA HIKU

21

ADDIN FONUA-BLAKE