By Richard Cowley, Date: 14/9/12

New Zealand have continued their preparation for their clash against Australia at Dairy Farmers Stadium in Townsville on October 13th.


Three players Gerard Beale, Josh Hoffman and Jeremy Smith have been added to the train-on squad.

The test match on October 13th is the only end of season match for New Zealand and Australia. Both nations will look to shield players from player burnout in the lead-up to the 2013 Rugby League World Cup

New Zealand Train-on Squad (to date)

Gerard Beale – Brisbane Broncos
Josh Hoffman -Brisbane Broncos
Jeremy Smith – Cronulla Sharks
Sam McKendry – Penrith Panthers
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves – Sydney Roosters
Ben Henry – New Zealand Warriors
Shaun Johnson – New Zealand Warriors
Simon Mannering – New Zealand Warriors
Alehana Mara – New Zealand Warriors 
Ben Matulino – New Zealand Warriors 
Elijah Taylor – New Zealand Warriors
Manu Vatuvei – New Zealand Warriors
Adam Blair -Wests Tigers
Benji Marshall – Wests Tigers