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5 added to NZ'A' Squad
The New Zealand selectors have added another five players to the Kiwis and New Zealand ?A? train-on squad.
Les Catalans Dragons halfback Stacey Jones is the first player from the UK Super League competition to be added to the train-on squad.
Jones ? who was made an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2005 ? was one of the stars of the Kiwis? 2005 Gillette Tri-Nations campaign and has played a huge role in Les Catalans? debut year in the Super League competition.
Four Bulldogs players ? Sonny Bill Williams, Roy Asotasi, Matt Utai and Ben Roberts ? have also been added to the squad.
The Bulldogs were knocked out of the NRL finals last weekend after being beaten by the Broncos 37-20 in the preliminary final.
The Kiwis kick off their Gillette Tri-Nations campaign on October 14 against the Kangaroos at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.
The New Zealand A side will play Australia A the following week on October 21 at Melbourne?s Telstra Dome in the curtain raiser to the Kiwis? second game against their Australian rivals.
Train-On Squad additions:
Sonny Bill Williams, Roy Asotasi, Matt Utai, Ben Roberts (Bulldogs)
Stacey Jones (Les Catalans)