Lachlan Coote could move to the halves as brothers Brett and Callum Phillips were included in Scotland's squad for their first-ever Test against England.
Former Hull KR captain Terry Campese will be hoping to guide Italy to the 2017 World Cup when he makes his final appearance on British soil on Friday night.
Kiwis lock managed to get through 77 minutes in the middle against England, and is hoping to again get through plenty of work against the Kangaroos.
Wayne Bennett has axed Gareth Widdop for the Four Nations encounter against Scotland following last week's defeat by New Zealand.
Gerard Beale and Greg Eastwood replace the injured Jason Nightingale and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves for the Kiwis' Four Nations clash with Australia at Coventry.
Broncos young gun Jai Arrow has been keeping himself busy as an apprentice plumber ahead of what looms as the most important pre-season of his career to date.
Kangaroos Coach Mal Meninga has confirmed a 19-man squad for the Four Nations match against New Zealand, at Coventry's Ricoh Arena on Saturday.
The Cowboys jumped into the NRL top four as the Broncos shocked the Storm and the Tigers kept their slim finals hopes alive.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs have extended the contract of young front rower Zane Musgrove for a further three years, until the end of 2020.
Warriors coach Stephen Kearney says Kieran Foran is working hard on his return to fitness after surgery as he awaits a decision from the NRL on his future.