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With the Rugby League World Cup set to kick off this weekend, the New Zealand Kiwis have named the side that will line-up against Tonga on Saturday night. 

Isaac Liu looks set to make his debut for the Kiwis after being named on the bench, while Jared Waerea-Hargreaves has not been named to play in the first game. 

There will be two Roosters available for Tonga when they name their line-up later this week

New Zealand side to face Samoa 

1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 

2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 

3. Gerard Beale 

4. Brad Takairangi  

5. Jordan Rapana 

6. Kodi Nikorima 

7. Shaun Johnson 

8. Martin Taupau 

9. Thomas Leuluai 

10. Adam Blair (c) 

11. Kenny Browmich 

12. Joseph Tapine 

13. Simon Mannering 


14. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 

15. Russell Packer

16. Isaac Liu  

17. Danny Levi

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