Manly Warringah Sea Eagles forward Jake Trbojevic has been named at lock for Australia's opening game of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup this Friday night.

This will be Jake's first time named in Australia's starting thirteen whilst brother Tom has been added to the extended bench for this Friday's clash against England.

It will be Trbojevic’s third Test match for Australia, and his first against England, after representing the Kangaroos against Scotland on the Four Nations tournament last year, and against New Zealand in the annual Anzac Test this year.

Australia vs England, Friday, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, 8pm, Live on Channel 7

1 Billy Slater 
2 Dane Gagai 
3 Will Chambers 
4 Josh Dugan 
5 Valentine Holmes 
6 Michael Morgan 
7 Cooper Cronk 
8 Aaron Woods 
9 Cameron Smith (c) 
10 David Klemmer 
11 Boyd Cordner (vc) 
12 Matt Gillett 
13 Jake Trbojevic 

Interchange

14 Wade Graham 
15 Jordan McLean 
16 Josh McGuire 
17 Tyson Frizell 

Reserves

18 Reagan Campbell-Gillard 
19 Ben Hunt 
20 Tom Trbojevic 
21 Felise Kaufusi