10 Sep 2014

Sport: Ex Pacific league internationals named in NZ/Australia squads

10:48 am on 10 September 2014

A host of former Pacific Island rugby league internationals have been named in the train-on squads for New Zealand and Australia, to contest the Four Nations tournament beginning next month.

Ex Tonga representatives Konrad Hurrell, Sosaia Feki, Siliva Havili have been included in the Kiwis initial 21-strong team, along with former Samoa players Sauaso Sue, Martin Taupau and Suaia Matagi, and Cook Islands representative Brad Takairangi.

Meanwhile ex Tonga prop Andrew Fifita and former Toa Samoa fullback Anthony Milford has been included in Australia coach Tim Sheens' 21-man train-on squad for the Four Nations and Prime Ministers 13 clash against Papua New Guinea.

Samoa and England are also competing in this year's Four Nations.