Roosters' Mitchell Pearce on his way to score a try. Day One of the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines, Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand. Saturday 15th February 2014. Photo: www.photosport.co.nz

Sydney Roosters Head Coach Trent Robinson has today announced his Squad to play in the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines on Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1 at Eden Park.

The Roosters 18-man squad includes seven players who represented the Tricolours at last year’s inaugural Nines.

The Squad also features a handful of new faces to Roosters HQ in Season 2015, including Lagi Setu, Nathan Stapleton and Willie Manu.

In addition, Wyong Roos playmaker Mitch Williams has also been named following an impressive Pre-Season under Robinson.

Mitchell Pearce will Co-Captain the team for the second time at the Nines, sharing the duties with Jared Waerea-Hargreaves.


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The Sydney Roosters NRL Auckland Nines squad is (in alphabetical order):

1) Mitchell Aubusson

2) Brendan Elliot

3) Kane Evans

4) Jackson Hastings

5) Samisoni Langi

6) Nene Macdonald

7) James Maloney

8) Willie Manu

9) Sam Moa

10) Taane Milne

11) Dylan Napa

12) Mitchell Pearce

13) Lagi Setu

14) Nathan Stapleton

15) Siosiua Taukeiaho

16) Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

17) Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

18) Mitchell Williams