Raiders legend Ken Nagas is set to make a comeback for the club at the 2015 Auckland Nines.

The Canberra Raiders on Saturday named their squad for the Auckland Nines on January 31-Feb 1 at Eden Park.

New recruit Sisa Waqa has been included in the Raiders squad for the tournament as has returning Raider Sam Williams and veteran Ken Nagas who will play his first game for the Raiders since retiring in 2002.

The Raiders 18 man squad includes nine players who represented the club at last year’s Nines, with up and coming players Tevita Pangai Junior and Lachlan Croker set to make their senior debuts for the club after previously featuring at NYC level.

Jarrod Croker will Captain the team for the second time at the Nines, after he was named Captain for the Raiders 2015 season in December.

Raiders Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines squad:
1. Sam Williams
2. Mitch Cornish
3. Jarrod Croker (c)
4. Lachlan Croker
5. Sisa Waqa
6. Joel Edwards
7. Josh McCrone
8. Rhys Kennedy
9. Glen Buttriss
10. Brenko Lee
11. Bill Tupou
12. Jack Ahearn
13. Luke Bateman
14. Haydon Hodge
15. Mark Nicholls
16. Kyle O'Donnell
17. Tevita Pangai Jnr
18. Ken Nagas*
*Subject to NRL Approval

 

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