Manly Warringah Sea Eagles have today named their 18-man squad for the Downer NRL Auckland Nines tournament to be played at Eden Park, Auckland, this weekend.
The exciting knock-out tournament sees all 16 NRL teams playing 9-aside on Saturday, February 6, and Sunday, February 7. Prize money is NZ $2.6 million dollars.
New recruits Nathan Green, Isaac John, Wof Lavaka, Tim Moltzen, Matt Parcell will make their first appearance in the maroon and white at the tournament.
Coach Trent Barrett has named prop Jake Trbojevic as captain.
Sea Eagles squad (with jersey number)
5 Jamie Buhrer
11 Brenton Lawrence
12 Fabian Goodall
6 Nathan Green
7 Isaac John
13 Jorge Taufua
14 Wof Lavaka
16 Feleti Mateo
3 Tim Moltzen
2 Matt Parcell
8 Tony Satini
9 Tom Symonds
15 Jake Trbojevic (Captain)
10 Tom Trbojevic
17 Blake Leary
18 Jesse Ramien
1 Jayden Hodges
4 Brayden Wiliame
The Sea Eagles have been placed in the Hunua Pool alongside the Bulldogs, Warriors and the Broncos.
Manly's draw (Games Times are NZ times)
Saturday, Feb 6, games starts 12.30pm
2.45pm: v Brisbane (12.45pm NSW time)
6.15pm: v Warriors (4.15pm NSW time)
Sunday, February 7, starts 10.35am
12.15pm: v Bulldogs (10.15am NSW time)
See the full Nines draw here http://bit.ly/1SSvbKA
Buy your Nines jersey here http://bit.ly/MWSEstore