Ahead of the second round of the NRL finals this weekend, Apisai Koroisau has been named by coach Mal Meninga to be part of the Australian Prime Minister’s XIII to take on Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s XIII in Port Moresby next Saturday.
Valentine Holmes, Andrew Fifita, Apisai Koroisau, Dylan Walker, Jack Bird and Paul Vaughan are the six debutants in the team.
In the NRL preliminary finals this week, the Broncos will take on the Panthers at 9.55pm Friday while the Eels will take on the Cowboys at 9.40pm Saturday.
Australian Prime Minister’s XIII Squad
Jack Bird (Cronulla Sharks)*
Josh Dugan (St George Illawarra Dragons)
Andrew Fifita (Cronulla Sharks)*
Tyson Frizell (St George Illawarra Dragons)
Dane Gagai (Newcastle Knights)
Wade Graham (Cronulla Sharks)
Valentine Holmes (Cronulla Sharks)*
Josh Jackson (Canterbury‑Bankstown Bulldogs)
David Klemmer (Canterbury‑Bankstown Bulldogs)
Api Koroisau (Manly Sea Eagles)*
James Maloney (Cronulla Sharks)
Josh Papalii (Canberra Raiders)
James Tedesco (Wests Tigers)
Jake Trbojevic (Manly Sea Eagles)
Tom Trbojevic (Manly Sea Eagles)
Paul Vaughan (St George Illawarra Dragons)*
Dylan Walker (Manly Sea Eagles)*
Aaron Woods (c) (Wests Tigers)
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