Samoa’s squad for the World Cup Nines is full of players with NRL experience.
Canberra Raiders centre Joey Leilua has been included in the squad, while new Hull FC recruit Ligi Sao has also been named.
Samoa are set to have an impressive pack, with the likes of Bunty Afoa, Michael Chee Lam and Tino Fa’asuamaleaui being selected.
Samoa Nines squad:
Bunty Afoa (New Zealand Warriors)
Dean Blore (Penrith Panthers)
Michael Chee Kam (Wests Tigers)
Tino Fa’asuamaleaui (Melbourne Storm)
Tim Lafai (St George Illawarra Dragons)
Joey Leilua (Canberra Riaders)
Luciano Leilua (St George Illawarra Dragons)
Moses Leota (Penrith Panthers)
Danny Levi (Newcastle Knights)
Jarome Luai (Penrith Panthers)
Lalotoa Mata’afa (Canterbury Bulldogs)
David Nofoaluma (Wests Tigers)
Ligi Sao (Hull FC)
Marion Seve (Melbourne Storm)
Jorge Taufua (Manly Sea Eagles)
Brian To’o (Penrith Panthers)