RLWC – Eels named in Round Two team lists
All the official 21-man line-ups for the second week of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup have been confirmed with Eels players Brad Takairangi, Michael Jennings, Manu Ma’u, Peni Terepo, Frank Pritchard, Mitch Moses, Tim Mannah, Daniel Alvaro and Nathan Brown all set to take part in the second week of the competition.
Teams will be reduced to 17 an hour before kick-off on game day.
France v Australia – Canberra Stadium, Friday 8pm AEDT.
New Zealand v Scotland – Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch, Saturday 5pm (3pm AEDT)
Eels centre Brad Takairangi has been named in the starting line up following the Kiwis 38-8 victory over Samoa in Round One.
Tonga v Samoa – Wakato Stadium, Waikato, Sautrday 730pm (530pm AEDT)
Michael Jennings, Manu Ma’u and Peni Terepo have all been named in Tonga’s starting side to take on the Samoan outfit that will be captained by Frank Pritchard.
England v Lebanon – Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney, Saturday 8pm AEDT
Mitchell Moses and Tim Mannah have been named in Lebanon’s starting line up after starring in their 29-18 victory over France in Round One.
Italy v USA – Townsville Stadium, Townsville, Saturday 4pm (5pm AEDT)
Eels forwards Daniel Alvaro and Nathan Brown have been named in Italy’s starting line up, looking to rebound after their 36-12 defeat to Ireland last week.
Papua New Guinea v Ireland – Oil Search National Football Stadium, Port Moresby, Saturday 4pm (5pm AEDT)
Fiji v Wales – Townsville Stadium, Townsville, Sunday 630pm (730pm AEDT)
Eels new recruit Kane Evans has been ruled out for the remainder of the competition with injury.
Eels NYC forward Salesi Faingaa has been named on Fiji's extended bench for the clash.
To see the full round two team lists, click here.