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Five Dyldam Parramatta Eels have today been added to the Junior Kangaroos train-on squad for the upcoming Junior Test against New Zealand.

Ryan Matterson, Tepai Moeroa, Pauli Pauli, Kaysa Pritchard and Kelepi Tanginoa have all been named in the squad with the chance to play the Junior Kiwis on Saturday, October 18, at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium.

The Eels' NYC side finished the regular season in third spot on the Holden Cup ladder, but fell just short or a Grand Final berth when they were knocked out in a heartbreaking loss to the New Zealand Warriors in the preliminary final on Saturday.

Four of the five - Moeroa, Pauli, Pritchard and Tanginoa - have all had NRL experience int he past two seasons, while NYC Captain Ryan Matterson has spend several weeks in the black and white of the Wenty Magpies in VB NSW Cup in 2014.

Junior Kangaroos Train-On Squad:

Josh Chudleigh - Cowboys

Patrick Kaufusi - Cowboys

Drew Hutchinson- Dragons

Euan Aitken - Dragons

Jackson Bird - Dragons

Kaysa Pritchard - Eels

Kelepi Tanginoa - Eels

Pauli Pauli - Eels

Ryan Matterson - Eels

Tepai Moeroa - Eels

Jake Mamo - Knights

Sione Mata'utia - Knights

Andy Saunders - Panthers

Chris Smith - Panthers

Isaah Yeo - Panthers

Kieran Moseley - Panthers

Waqa Blake - Panthers

Cameron McInnes - Rabbitohs

Luke Bateman - Raiders

Patrick Mago - Raiders

Tevita Pangai - Raiders

Jackson Hastings - Roosters

Nene Macdonald - Roosters

Willis Meehan - Roosters

Clint Gutherson - Sea Eagles

Valentine Holmes - Sharks

Cameron Munster - Storm

Matthew Lodge - Tigers

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