New Zealand Rugby League

By Richard Cowley, Date: 12/9/13

The New Zealand Rugby League have announced the train-on squad for this years end of season world cup.

The Kiwis were hopeful that Benji Marshall would join the squad but he has ruled himself out as he prepares to join the Blues rugby team next year.

The Kiwis who are the current World Champions will be hoping that inform Sonny Bill Williams stays un-injured and joins the squad in the coming weeks.

More players will be added to the squad as team drop out of the NRL final series.

Kiwis train-on squad for the World Cup: Alex Glenn, Josh Hoffman, Bronson Harrison, Jason Nightingale, Lewis Brown, Sam McKendry, Dean Whare, Shaun Johnson, Thomas Leuluai, Kevin Locke, Simon Mannering, Ben Matulino, Sam Rapira, Elijah Taylor, Manu Vatuvei, Adam Blair, Tim Simona