Posted: 2 October, 2013 by Triple M NRL

Kiwis Add Three To Squad

Three new players will join the 30 man Kiwi train-on squad

Tags: New Zealand Kiwis, Rugby League World Cup

shaun johnson, kevin locke, new zealand world cup 2013Shaun Johnson and Kevin Locke leading the Kiwis World Cup campaign (Getty Images)

The South Sydney pair of Issac Luke and Bryson Goodwin, along with Jeremy Smith from the Newcastle Knights, have been added to the Kiwis train-on squad for the Rugby League World Cup.

There are now 30 players in the squad, with a number of World Cup contenders also involved in Sunday’s NRL Grand Final between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Sydney Roosters.


Brisbane Broncos: Alex Glenn, Josh Hoffman
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs: Greg Eastwood, Krisnan Inu, Sam Kasiano, Sam Perrett, Frank Pritchard
Melbourne Storm: Jesse Bromwich, Tohu Harris, Kevin Proctor
Newcastle Knights: Jeremy Smith
North Queensland Cowboys: Jason Taumalolo, Antonio Winterstein
South Sydney Rabbitohs: Bryson Goodwin, Issac Luke
St George Illawarra Dragons: Bronson Harrison, Jason Nightingale
Penrith Panthers: Lewis Brown, Sam McKendry, Dean Whare
NZ Warriors: Shaun Johnson, Thomas Leuluai, Kevin Locke, Simon Mannering, Ben Matulino, Sam Rapira, Elijah Taylor, Manu Vatuvei
Wests Tigers: Adam Blair, Tim Simona

A Kiwis squad of 24 for the Rugby League World Cup will be named at a press conference in Auckland on Tuesday, October 8.

2013 Kiwis Match Schedule

October 20 – vs Cook Islands (Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster)
October 27 – vs Samoa (Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington)
November 1 – vs France (Parc des Sports, Avignon)
November 8 – vs Papua New Guinea (Headingley Carnegie, Leeds)
November 15-17 – Quarter-finals
November 23 – Semi-finals (Double-header at Wembley Stadium, London)
November 30 – Final (Old Trafford, Manchester)

Tags: New Zealand Kiwis, Rugby League World Cup

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