AUSTRALIAN rugby league selectors have made two changes to its lineup for Friday's Tri-Nations Test against New Zealand.
ANDREW Johns has succumbed to a knee injury forcing his withdrawal from the Tri-Nations tour of Great Britain, the Australian Rugby League announced late today.
AUSTRALIAN winger Timana Tahu has been ruled out of the rest of Tri-Nations rugby league series with a hamstring injury.
KANGAROOS coach Wayne Bennett is expected to pull few surprises today when he names the Australian side to take on New Zealand in Saturday's Tri-Nations series opener.
ST George Illawarra backrower Ben Creagh has been called into the Australian squad after Parramatta's Nathan Hindmarsh was ruled out of the Tri Nations series with a knee injury.
LUKE Ricketson has been named as captain of the Prime Minister's XIII to play Papua New Guinea in their rugby league match at Port Moresby on September 18.