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Pritchard and Matagi named for Samoa World Cup Squad

Competition - International Rugby League.

Round - May Representative Round.

Teams - Junior Australian Kangaroos Vs Junior New Zealand Kiwis.

Date - 7th of May 2016.

Venue - Pirtek Stadium, Parramatta.

Photographer - Robb Cox.
Competition - International Rugby League. Round - May Representative Round. Teams - Junior Australian Kangaroos Vs Junior New Zealand Kiwis. Date - 7th of May 2016. Venue - Pirtek Stadium, Parramatta. Photographer - Robb Cox.

Samoa have named their 24-man squad for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup.

Parramatta Eels Frank Pritchard has been named as captain of the Samoan squad, as well as Suaia Matagi confirmed for the side, alongside NRL player Josh Papalii (Raiders).

The Toa Samoa squad will assemble in Sydney next week Tuesday and play a Country Rugby League side in Wagga on Friday, October 13 at McDonalds Park.

They will take on New Zealand in their first game on October 28 in Auckland. Their second match is a week later against Tonga on November 4 at Hamilton, NZ. And their final game is against Scotland on November 11 at Barlow Park, Cairns.

Samoa World Cup Squad:

  • Frank Pritchard (c)
  • Bunty Afoa
  • Leeson Ah Mau
  • Faamanu Brown
  • Herman Ese’ese
  • Pita Godinet
  • Joseph Leilua
  • Ricky Leutele
  • Sam Lisone
  • Jarmoine Luai
  • Suaia Matagi
  • Peter Mata’utia
  • Sione Mata’utia
  • Ken Maumalo
  • Tautau Moga
  • Zane Musgrave
  • Josh Papalii
  • Joseph Paulo
  • Junior Paulo
  • Ben Roberts
  • Sam Tagataese
  • Jazz Tevaga
  • Young Tonumaipea
  • Matthew Wright
To purchase tickets:

New Zealand v Samoa click here

Samoa v Tonga click here

Samoa v Scotland click here