Nine Super League players will represent their homeland in this weekend’s Pacific Championships finals, with seven of them playing for Papua New Guinea.
Castleford Tigers duo Liam Horne and Nixon Putt will start on the bench for the Kumuls.
As for Fiji, they will have one Super League representative in their ranks in the shape of Salford Red Devils powerhouse King Vuniyayawa.
Meanwhile, new Hull FC signing Fa’amanu Brown will win his third cap for New Zealand when they take on Australia in the Pacific Cup final in Hamilton after being named on the bench in Michael Maguire’s initial side.
Pacific Championships: Team lists, KO times & TV details
Pacific Cup final, Saturday: Australia v New Zealand – 4am (UK), Sky Sports Arena & Watch NRL
Australia: Tedesco; Edwards, Tabuai-Fidow, Staggs, Holmes; Munster, Cherry-Evans; Haas, Hunt, Fa’asuamaleaui, Murray, Martin, Yeo. Subs: Grant, Collins, Carrigan, Cotter.
New Zealand: Nicoll-Klokstad; Mulitalo, Timoko, Manu, Isaako; Brown, Hughes; Fisher-Harris, Foran, Leota, Papali’i, Nikora, Tapine. Subs: Brown, Asofa-Solomona, Neame, Thompson.
Pacific Bowl final, Sunday: Fiji v Papua New Guinea – 5am (UK), Sky Sports Arena & Watch NRL
Fiji: Bula; Sivo, Turuva, Blake, Ravalawa; Donoghoe, Wakeham; Kamikamica, Tagituimua, Vuniyayawa, Saukuru, Milne, Navale. Subs: Kautoga, Whippy, Waqanisaravi, Seci.
Papua New Guinea: Johnston; Derby, Z Laybutt, Tai, Macdonald; K Laybutt, Lam; Kapinias, Ipape, Richard, Martin, Russell, De Belin. Subs: Rimbu, Horne, Rop, Putt.