Merritt among names added to Roos squad
Nine players from the Sea Eagles and Rabbitohs have today been included in the VB Kangaroos’ train-on squad for the end-of-season Test against New Zealand at Dairy Farmers Stadium in Townsville on October 13.
The selected players are: Daly Cherry-Evans, Brett Stewart, Glenn Stewart, Anthony Watmough, Tony Williams (Manly Sea Eagles), Greg Inglis, Nathan Merritt, John Sutton, Dave Taylor (South Sydney Rabbitohs).
Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle-based train-on squad members will assemble at Sydney’s Redfern Oval at 10.30am on Thursday, September 27, for medicals and a field training session.
The full VB Kangaroos train-on squad is:
Josh McGuire (Broncos), Ben Te’o (Broncos), Matthew Scott (Cowboys), James Tamou (Cowboys), Brent Tate (Cowboys), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys), Dan Hunt (Dragons), Tim Mannah (Eels), Matt Ryan (Eels), Darius Boyd (Knights), Akuila Uate (Knights), Lachlan Coote (Panthers), Michael Jennings (Panthers), Kevin Kingston (Panthers) Luke Lewis (Panthers), Greg Inglis (Rabbitohs), Nathan Merritt (Rabbitohs), John Sutton(Rabbitohs), Dave Taylor (Rabbitohs), Blake Ferguson (Raiders), David Shillington (Raiders), Daly Cherry-Evans (Sea Eagles), Brett Stewart (Sea Eagles), Glenn Stewart (Sea Eagles), Anthony Watmough (Sea Eagles), Tony Williams (Sea Eagles), Paul Gallen (Sharks), Wade Graham (Sharks), Nathan Stapleton (Sharks), Martin Kennedy (Roosters), Greg Bird (Titans), Nate Myles (Titans), Scott Prince (Titans), Feleti Mateo (Warriors), Robbie Farah (Wests Tigers), Chris Lawrence (Wests Tigers), Beau Ryan (Wests Tigers) and Aaron Woods (Wests Tigers).
The following players have been included in the Junior Kangaroos squad to play the Junior Kiwis in Townsville on October 13:
Lachlan Maranta (Broncos), David Klemmer (Bulldogs), Paul Carter (Bulldogs), Moses Mbye (Bulldogs), Chris Grevsmuhl (Cowboys), Jack Stockwell (Dragons), Nathan Green (Dragons), Cheyse Blair (Eels), Alex McKinnon (Knights), Korbin Sims (Knights), Kane Evans (Roosters), Tautau Moga (Roosters), Dylan Napa (Roosters), Michael Lichaa (Sharks), Ben Hampton (Storm) and Young Tonumaipea (Storm).