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Premiership winning duo Kenny Bromwich and Nelson Asofa-Solomona have been selected to play for New Zealand in the upcoming Rugby League World Cup.

Asofa-Solomona is set to make his international debut for the Kiwis following a breakout year in the purple jersey.

The 21-year-old missed just one game in 2017 and has emerged as one of the NRL’s most exciting young forwards, providing tremendous impact off the bench for Craig Bellamy’s side.

After playing the last two ANZAC Test matches, Kenny Bromwich will add to his experience in the Kiwi jersey.

The call up is just reward for Bromwich who has enjoyed an incredible consistent two years, missing just one game for Melbourne.

New Zealand kick off their World Cup campaign against Samoa at Mount Smart Stadium on October 28.

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New Zealand World Cup squad 

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (Warriors) 
Dallin Watene Zelezniak (Penrith Panthers) 
Jason Nightingale (St George Illawarra Dragons) 
Jordan Rapana (Canberra Raiders) 
Gerard Beale (Cronulla Sharks/Warriors) 
Brad Takairangi (Parramatta Eels) 
Dean Whare (Penrith Panthers) 
Peta Hiku (Warrington Wolves) 
Shaun Johnson (Warriors) 
Thomas Leuluai (Wigan Warriors) 
Kodi Nikorima (Brisbane Broncos) 
Te Maire Martin (North Queensland Cowboys) 
Danny Levi (Newcastle Knights) 
Adam Blair (Brisbane Broncos/Warriors, captain)
Martin Taupau (Manly Sea Eagles) 
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (Sydney Roosters) 
Russell Packer (St George Illawarra Dragons/Wests Tigers) 
Addin Fonua-Blake (Many Sea Eagles) 
Nelson Asofa-Solomona (Melbourne Storm) 
Simon Mannering (Warriors) 
Kenny Bromwich (Melbourne Storm) 
Joseph Tapine (Canberra Raiders) 
Isaac Liu (Sydney Roosters) 
Elijah Taylor (Wests Tigers)

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