Australian Kangaroos

Date: 10/10/18

James Tedesco, Latrell Mitchell, Luke Keary and Damian Cook will make their Test debuts for the Australian Kangaroos in the Trans-Tasman Test Match against the New Zealand Kiwis at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland on Saturday evening.

Boyd Cordner will also Captain the Kangaroos for the first time.


“It’s a great honour to get to represent your country on foreign soil in a Test Match,” Kangaroos Coach Mal Meninga said.

“I’m confident that despite a few new faces, new spine and short time together that this team, led by Boyd, will bring nothing but their best come Saturday.”

The 19-man squad to face New Zealand is as follows:

No Player
1. James Tedesco*
2. Dane Gagai
3. Latrell Mitchell*
4. Tom Trbojevic
5. Valentine Holmes
6. Luke Keary*
7. Daly Cherry-Evans
8. David Klemmer
9. Damian Cook*
10. Jordan McLean
11. Boyd Cordner (C)
12. Felise Kaufusi
13. Josh McGuire
14. Ben Hunt
15. Jake Trbojevic
16. Tyson Frizell
17 Aaron Woods

18. Tyrone Peachey
19. Reagan Campbell-Gillard

*Denotes debutant

Trans-Tasman Triple Header, Mount Smart Stadium
3.05pm | Junior Kiwis v Junior Kangaroos
5.15pm | Kiwi Ferns v Harvey Norman Jillaroos
7.45pm | Kiwis v Kangaroos

*All times are times are local.