Jarrod Sammut named in Malta Knights squad to face Wales Dragonhearts

Josh McAllister

Photo courtesy of Richard Long

Wigan Warriors halfback Jarrod Sammut has been named in the Malta Knights squad to face Wales Dragonhearts this Saturday.

The former NRL and current Super League player recently self-funded a 35,000km trip to represent his Maltese heritage just 24 hours after finishing the Super League season.

Sammut, 32, put in a man of the match display to help Malta beat Italy and then played a second test against Turkey.

The Australian, along with New South Wales Premiership-based brothers Tyler and Kyle Cassel, have been pictured at Sydney Airport making their journey over to Wales.

Malta Knights squad: Paul Bartlett, Joe Briggs, Mark Camilleri, Karl Cassar, Tyler Cassel, Kyle Cassel, Shaun Chircop, Aidan Demicoli, Kaine Dimech, Justin Farrugia, Sean Franz, Alfie Jewitt, Ben Jones, Jake Lynch, Andrew Muscat, Jarrod Sammut, Jamie Thomason, James Widdop, George Widdop, Jean Pierre Zarb.

The clash is being hosted at Brewery Field, Bridgend on Saturday 23 November.