Kiwis name two debutants for Australia clash

New Zealand coach has included two Kiwi debutants in his 19-man squad for the Test Match with Australia in Perth on Saturday October 15.

Solomone Kata and Jordan Rapana will both make their debuts in the black jersey. Kata has previously played for Tonga, having been born there, while Rapana has previously represented Cook Islands, as well as the NZ Maori.

NEW ZEALAND SQUAD:

Jordan Kahu, Jason Nightingale, Solomone Kata, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Jordan Rapana, Thomas Leuluai, Shaun Johnson, Jesse Bromwich (c), Issac Luke. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Kevin Proctor, Tohu Harris, Jason Taumalolo, Lewis Brown, Martin Taupau, Manu Ma’u, Adam Blair, Joseph Tapine, Gerard Beale

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