Grant Joins PM's XIII

Penrith Panthers forward Tim Grant has been called into the Prime Minister's XIII team following the withdrawal of Kade Snowden due to injury.

The Prime Minister's XIII squad will make their way to Cairns next Thursday, September 22, where they will conduct a signing session with the Cairns Junior Rugby League before transferring to PNG on Friday, September 23.

The updated Prime Minister's XIII squad is:

1. Matthew Bowen (North Queensland Cowboys)
2. Blake Ferguson (Canberra Raiders)
3. Michael Jennings (Penrith Panthers)
4. Josh Morris (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
5. Nathan Merrittb(South Sydney Rabbitohs)
6. Greg Bird (Gold Coast Titans)
7. Mitchell Pearce (Sydney Roosters)
8. David Shillington (Canberra Raiders)
9. Jake Friend (Sydney Roosters)
10. Tim Mannah (Parramatta Eels)
11. Michael Crocker (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
12. Nathan Hindmarsh (C) (Parramatta Eels)
13. Nate Myles (Sydney Roosters)

14. Chris McQueen (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
15. Tim Grant (Penrith Panthers)
16. Luke Douglas (Cronulla Sharks)
17. Ben Barba (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)

18. Preston Campbell (Gold Coast Titans)

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