Parramatta Eels fullback Bevan French has been brought into the Indigenous All Stars squad ahead of the Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars clash at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle on Friday, 10 February.

French, along with Tyrone Roberts (Gold Coast Titans) and Chris Smith (Sydney Roosters), have also been brought into the Indigenous All Stars squad for the match. They replace Sam Thaiday and Adam Elliott who have been ruled out through injury, while Will Chambers has withdrawn due to the impending arrival of his first child.

For the World All Stars squad, Paul Vaughan (St George Illawarra Dragons), Akuila Uate (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles), Damien Cook (South Sydney Rabbitohs) and Mitchell Aubusson (Sydney Roosters) have been called in. They will replace Nate Myles, Konrad Hurrell, Adam Reynolds and Jake Trbojevic, who have been ruled out of the match through injury.

Further information about the week-long All Stars celebration is available at www.nrl.com/allstars

Tickets are on sale at www.nrl.com/tickets