Samoa announce team to face Knights
Samoa have named a 25-man squad for their Rugby League World Cup 2013 warm-up fixture against England Knights at Salford City Stadium tomorrow (2.00pm).
The starting line-up features 2013 Super League Grand Final winner Harrison Hansen of Wigan Warriors and St Helens centre Iosia Soliola. Frank Winterstein of Widnes Vikings is named on the bench for a match that will be played with unlimited interchange.
England Knights v Samoa forms part of an exciting double header at Salford City Stadium tomorrow when England hone their preparations ahead of Rugby League World Cup 2013 with a match against Italy (4.30pm).
Samoa will then officially start their RLWC2013 campaign at The Halliwell Jones Stadium next week when they face New Zealand at the home of the Wolves, Sunday 27th October, 6pm.
The Toa Samoa team to face England Knights is:
1 Anthony Milford (Canberra Raiders)
2 Antonio Winterstein (North Queensland Cowboys)
3 Tim Lafai (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
4 Joey Leilua (Newcastle Knights)
5 Daniel Vidot (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
6 Ben Roberts (Parramatta Eels)
7 Penani Manumalealii (Cronulla Sharks)
8 Mark Taufua (Cronulla Sharks)
9 Masada Iosefa (Wests Tigers)
10 David Fa'alogo (Newcastle Knights)
11 Iosia Soliola (St Helens)
12. Harrison Hansen (Wigan Warriors)
13 Sauaso Sue (Wests Tigers)
14 Suaia Matagi (New Zealand Warriors
15 Leeson Ah Mau (St George Illawarra)
16 Junior Moors (Melbourne Storm)
17 Mose Masoe (Penrith Panthers)
18 Frank Winterstein (Widnes Vikings)
19 Junior Sau (Melbourne Storm)
20 Pita Godinet (Auckland Vulcans)
21 Teofilo Lepou (Marist)
22 Faleniu Iosi (Samoa RL)
23 Ionatana Tino (Samoa RL)
24 Eddie Purcell (Mount Albert)
25 Arden McCarthy (Point Chevalier Pirates)
In partnership with Salford-based social landlord City West Housing Trust, children aged 16 and under accompanied by an adult can attend England v Italy (4.30pm) and England Knights v Samoa (2.00pm) for free on Saturday October 19 at Salford City Stadium.
Adult tickets cost £15 and £5 for concessions. To take advantage of the kids go free offer and to purchase tickets call 0844 856 1113 or visit www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk for further information.
18, Oct, 2013