2006 NZ Residents Team Announced

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The New Zealand Residents selectors, Tawera Nikau, Trevor McLeod and Phil Prescott in conjunction with Coach, David Lomax, have announced the NZ Residents team to participate in the Trans-Tasman Quadrangular Tournament, involving New South Wales Country, Queensland Country and The Jim Beam Cup Selection to be held in Rotorua from the 21 June through to the 1 July 2006.

The selected team is as follows:

Paletasala ALE Auckland Lions
Junior AURU Waicoa Bay Stallions
Shane BEYERS (Vice-Captain) Canterbury Bulls
Steve BUCKINGHAM (Captain) Auckland Lions
Sala FA'ALOGO Auckland Lions
Sonny FA'I Counties Manukau Jetz
Sinave FAITALE Tamaki Leopards
David FISI'IAHI Auckland Lions
William HETA Tamaki Leopards
Hayden KARENA Waicoa Bay Stallions
Corey LAWRIE Canterbury Bulls
Wayne McDADE Auckland Lions
Julian O'NEILL Auckland Lions
Peter PRIME Waicoa Bay Stallions
Tui SAMOA Harbour League
Lusi SIONE Canterbury Bulls
Miguel START Auckland Lions
Ricky THORBY Central Falcons
George TUAKURA Tamaki Leopards
Henry TURUA Waitakere Rangers
Cooper VUNA Tamaki Leopards
Kelvin WRIGHT Auckland Lions

Coach: David LOMAX
Asst Coach: Sam PANAPA
Manager: Nigel RATTRAY
Trainer: Scott COTTIER