Team Announcement - Rotorua Trial
A 22-man squad has been named for Storm’s Trial Match against the Warriors in Rotorua on Saturday afternoon.
The young Storm side will be coached by Jason Ryles and led by NRL listed players such as Tui Kamikamica, Pat Kaufusi, Justin Olam, Scott Drinkwater and Ryan Papenhuyzen.
Seven from Storm’s development list will face off against New Zealand while a number of players from Melbourne’s two feeder sides, Easts Tigers and the Sunshine Coast Falcons will also feature, highlighting the strength of the relationship between the both clubs.
The Trial match in Rotorua comes one day after Storm do battle with Leeds Rhinos in the Downer World Club Challenge with skipper Cameron Smith leading the side.
Follow Storm on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date with all scores and news on Saturday for the Trial in Rotorua. The match will also be broadcast on Fox Sports from 1:00pm (Melbourne time) on Saturday afternoon.
Storm v Warriors
Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua
Saturday 17 February, 3:00pm (New Zealand time), 1:00pm (Melbourne time)
1. Ryan Papenhuyzen
2. Matt Sopa-Lawler (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
3. Justin Olam
4. Chris Lewis (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
5. Jarred McInally (Easts Tigers)
6. Scott Drinkwater
7. Billy Walters
8. Tui Kamikamica
9. Harry Grant
10. Lachlan Timm
11. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui
12. Louis Geraghty
13. Pat Kaufusi
14. Jye Ballinger (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
15. Jacob Hind (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
16. Brett Greinke (Easts Tigers)
17. Harrison Muller (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
18. Jarred Tuite (Easts Tigers)
19. Kelma Tuilagi
20. Kayleb Milne
21. Lachlan Roe (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
22. Cooper Johns