NZ MAORI SQUADS ANNOUNCED

The New Zealand Maori will this year take on the Cook Islands in a 3 game test series and the NZ Maori Rugby League and their selectors are happy to announce the following squad.

Name (In Alphabetical Order) Club/Franchise

TAWHIO DAVIS Northland

TETEIRA DAVIS Waicoa Bay Stallions

THOMAS GEMMELL Cronulla

WELLA HAURAKI Parramatta

HAYDEN HEALY Taranaki

AOTERANGI HERANGI Comets

AARON HEREMAIA (ASPIN) Norths

NATHAN HOHAIA Central Falcons

KAINE MANIHERA Canterbury Bulls

TERRY NIKORA Hawkes Bay

CRAIG NORTON Waicoa Bay Stallions

PETER PRIME Northland

JAMES PUHIPUHI Central Falcons

HEREWINI RANGI Comets

WILLIE RASTON Canberra

RICHARD RETIMANA Norths

RAPIATA RIA Gisborne/East Coast

JEREMY SMITH Parramatta

ROSS TURI Canterbury Bulls

VINCE WHARE Canterbury Bulls

Kaumatua: POKIA NEPIA Coach: TAWERA NIKAU Manager: JOHN DEVONSHIRE Physiotherapist: TBA

The games are as follows: Game 1 ? Saturday 8 Oct 2005 NZ Maori vs Cook Islands Tokoroa Domain, Tokoroa. 2.00pm Kick Off

Game 2 ? Wednesday 12 Oct 2005 NZ Maori vs Cook Islands Gisborne. 5.00pm Kick Off

Game 3 ? Sunday 16 Oct 2005 NZ Maori vs Cook Islands Nelson Park, Hastings. 2.00pm Kick Off

A NZ Maori Rangatahi team has also been selected to play the Cook Islands Under 18?s in a 3 game series as curtain raiser to the senior teams. NZ Maori Rangatahi team is as follows:

Name (In Alphabetical Order) District League

TERA COOPER Manawatu

HAYDEN DAVIS Wellington

KEN EDWARDS Manawatu

RAWIRI GIDEON Waikato

RORY-JAMES HARONGA Waikato

ROYCE HOHAIA Waikato

SCOTT JONES Auckland

BRACKIN KARAURIA-HENRY Canterbury

DARIN KINGI Auckland

DARREN KINGI Waikato

MOKONUIARANGI McGRATH Waikato

JERMAINE MUATUGUIA Bay Of Plenty

JAMES NATHAN Auckland

PAKI ORMSBY Auckland

PAORA PACKER Manawatu

TEARIKI PENEHA Manawatu

DAVID POKIHA Waikato

NOAH RUTENE Waikato

TROY WATERS Waikato

WILLIAM WIKI Northland

Coach: ALLAN MASON Manager: MELANIE RUTENE Trainer: WAYNE SKIPWORTH

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  • Mor'e Benioni

    would it be possible for contact details for Pokia Nepia, komatua, please.

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