Kiwis Team Announcement, Test Match Officials

Kiwi Test Team to be Announced on TV

The Kiwis team for the May 6, 2011 test is to be announced live on Sky TV's 40/20 show this weekend. The show will go to air at 8pm on Sunday May 1 on Sky Sport 2.Howie Tamati, NZRL Convenor of Selectors will announce the team to play at Skilled Park on Australia's Gold Coast the following Friday night. This replaces the game originally scheduled for Christchurch and a large number of Christchurch fans will be in the crowd to show their support for the Kiwis.

NZ Match Officials Confirmed for Test

Two NZ Match officials have been appointed to roles in the May test. David Pakieto (left), a past test referee and current Senior Auckland referee will be the Video Referee. This will be his 12th test in this capacity. Daniel Caddy, also a Senior Referee and a touch judge in the NRL competition, will be on the sidelines as one of the two touch judges for the test.The other officials will be appointed closer to the match.