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Tuesday, 5 October 2010

2010 Four Nations Tournament Squads: Australia v New Zealand v England v PNG

REPRESENTATIVE RUGBY LEAGUE 2010
FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT
13/11 Update: Kiwis Win 2010 Four Nations
New Zealand has won the 2010 Four Nations after defeating Australia 16-12 in a sensational game of Rugby League on Saturday November 13 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.

Benji Marshall made a stunning case for the 2010 Golden Boot Award with an incredible performance in the Final setting up all three tries as the Kiwis came from behind to snatch victory over Australia.

04/11 Update: Week Three Results & Highlights
31/10 Update: Week Two Results & Highlights:
24/10 Update: Week One Results & Highlights:

The 2010 Four Nations features regular combatants New Zealand, Australia & England with Papua New Guinea as the fourth entry for the Australasian based tournament.

See below for the Squads and here is the schedule for the Tournament which runs from October 23-November 13, it features a double header at Eden Park for the final preliminary two matches and culminates with the Final at Suncorp Stadium.

2010 Tournament Schedule (courtesy of IMG)
WEEK ONE
New Zealand 24 defeated England 10
Saturday, 23rd October 2010
WestPac Stadium, Wellington, NZ
8.00pm (NZ), 6.00pm (AUS), 8.00am (UK)
FOR GAME HIGHLIGHTS CLICK HERE
KIWIS TEAM: L Hohaia, J Nightingale, J Sa'u, S Kenny-Dowall, M Vatuvei, B Marshall (c), N Fien, G Eastwood, T Leuluai, A Blair, S Mannering, B Harrison, J Smith. Bench: I Luke, B Matulino, FP Nu'uauasala, F Pritchard, S Manu, S Perrett.
LIONS TEAM: G Widdop, D Goulding, M Shenton, R Atkins, T Briscoe, K Brown, S Tomkins, J Graham (c), J Roby, S Fielden, G Ellis, S Burgess, S O'Loughlin. Bench: L Robinson, D Griffin, J Tomkins, B Westwood.
RESULT:
NEW ZEALAND 24 (J Sa'u, L Hohaia, S Kenny-Dowall, B Marshall Tries; B Marshall 4/5 Goals) defeated ENGLAND 10 (J Roby, G Widdop Tries; G Widdop 1/2 Goals) on Saturday October 23.

Australia 42 defeated PNG 0
Sunday, 24th October 2010
Parramatta Stadium, Sydney, AUS
4.00pm (AUS), 6.00pm (NZ), 6.00am (UK)
FOR GAME HIGHLIGHTS CLICK HERE
KANGAROOS TEAM: B Slater, B Morris, B Tate, W Tonga, L Tuqiri, D Lockyer (c), C Cronk, N Myles, C Smith, P Civoniceva, L Lewis, S Thaiday, P Gallen. Bench: D Shillington, T Learoyd-Lahrs, A Watmough, K Gidley, D Boyd, M Scott.
KUMULS TEAM: R Tongia, M Mark, J-J Parker, E Yere, E Riyong, G Nami, D Aiye, M Aizue, B John, G Moni, R Griffin, D Loko, P Aiton (c). Bench: C Wabo, N Kolo, J Kuike, L Marabe, P Tongap, A Haija, R Kambo.
RESULT:
AUSTRALIA 42 (W Tonga 2, B Slater, B Tate, C Cronk, B Morris, C Smith, D Lockyer Tries; C Smith 5/8 Goals) defeated PNG 0 on Sunday October 24.


TEST MATCH: SAMOA v TONGA BONUS HIGHLIGHTS - SAMOA 22 def. TONGA 6


WEEK TWO
New Zealand 76 def. PNG 12
Saturday, 30th October 2010
International Stadium, Rotorua, NZ
6.00pm (NZ), 6.00am (UK), 4.00pm (NSW), 3.00am (QLD)
KIWIS TEAM: L Hohaia, J Nightingale, J Sa'u, S Kenny-Dowall, S Perrett, B Marshall (c), N Fien, S McKendry, T Leuluai, FP Nu'uauasala, S Manu, S Mannering, J Smith. Bench: I Luke, J Waerea-Hargreaves, B Harrison, G Eastwood.
KUMULS TEAM: R Tongia, M Mark, J-J Parker, E Yere, E Riyong, G Nami, D Aiye, M Aizue, C Wabo, J Nightingale, R Griffin, J Kuike, P Aiton (c). Bench: B John, N Kolo, P Tongap, A Haija.
RESULT:
KIWIS 76 (S Perrett 3, J Sa'u 3, J Smith 2, L Hohaia, G Eastwood, I Luke, J Nightingale, S Manu Tries; B Marshall 8/10, I Luke 2/4 Goals) defeated KUMULS 12 (E Yere, G Nami Tries; R Tongia 2/2 Goals) on Saturday October 30.


Australia 34 def. England 14
Sunday, 31st October 2010
AAMI Park, Melbourne, AUS
8.00pm (NSW), 9.00am (UK), 7.00pm (QLD), 10.00pm (NZ)
CLICK HERE FOR GAME HIGHLIGHTS
KANGAROOS TEAM: B Slater, B Morris, B Tate, W Tonga, L Tuqiri, D Lockyer (c), C Cronk, N Myles, C Smith, P Civoniceva, L Lewis, S Thaiday, P Gallen. Bench: K Gidley, A Watmough, T Learoyd-Lahrs, D Shillington.
LIONS TEAM: S Tomkins, T Briscoe, L Cudjoe, R Atkins, D Goulding, S O'Loughlin, L Robinson, S Burgess, J Roby, J Graham (c), G Ellis, J Tomkins, B Westwood. Bench: S Lunt, B Harrison, E Crabtree, S Fielden.
RESULT:
KANGAROOS 34 (L Lewis 2, B Slater, B Tate, W Tonga, L Tuqiri Tries; C Smith 5/7 Goals) defeated LIONS 14 (S Burgess, L Robinson Tries; B Westwood 2/2, L Cudjoe 1/1 Goals) on Sunday October 31.


Note: England & PNG cannot reach the Four Nations Final after losing their first two games of the tournament, Australia will face New Zealand in the Final on November 13.
WEEK THREE
England 36 def. PNG 10
Saturday, 6th November 2010
Eden Park, Auckland, NZ
6.00pm (NZ), 3.00pm (QLD), 4.00pm (NSW), 5.00am (UK)
CLICK HERE FOR GAME HIGHLIGHTS
TEAMS
LIONS TEAM: S Tomkins, R Hall, L Cudjoe, T Clubb, T Briscoe, K Brown, L Robinson, J Graham (c), J Roby, S Burgess, G Ellis, B Westwood, S O'Loughlin. Bench: D Griffin, G Carvell, B Harrison, G Widdop.

KUMULS TEAM: J-J Parker, M Mark, E Riyong, E Yere, R Kambo, G Nami, D Aiye, M Aizue, C Wabo, N Kolo, R Griffin, D Loko, P Aiton (c). Bench: B John,G Moni, J Pombo, J Kuike.
RESULT
LIONS 36 (T Clubb 4, L Robinson 2, B Harrison Tries; B Westwood 3/4, G Widdop 1/3 Goals) defeated KUMULS 10 (M Aizue, E Yere Tries; D Aiye 1/2 Goals) on Saturday November 6.


Australia 34 def. New Zealand 20
Saturday, 6th November 2010
Eden Park, Auckland, NZ
8.15pm (NZ), 7.15am (UK), 6.15pm (NSW), 5.15pm (QLD)
CLICK HERE FOR GAME HIGHLIGHTS
TEAMS
KIWIS TEAM: L Hohaia, J Nightingale, J Sa'u, S Kenny-Dowall, S Perrett, B Marshall (c), N Fien, FP Nu'uausala, T Leuluai, A Blair, S Manu, S Mannering, J Smith. Bench: I Luke, G Eastwood, F Pritchard, B Matulino.
KANGAROOS TEAM: D Boyd, B Morris, B Tate, C Lawrence, L Tuqiri, T Carney, C Cronk, M Scott, C Smith (c), D Shillington, G Bird, S Thaiday, P Gallen. Bench: D Young, P Civoniceva, T Learoyd-Lahrs, R Farah.
RESULT
KANGAROOS 34 (B Morris 2, C Cronk, B Tate, D Boyd, C Lawrence Tries; C Smith 3/4, T Carney 2/2 Goals) defeated KIWIS 20 (F Pritchard, J Nightingale, S Kenny-Dowall Tries; B Marshall 4/5 Goals) on Saturday November 6.
Four Nations Final
New Zealand 16 def. Australia 12

KIWIS 16 (S Kenny-Dowall, J Nightingale, N Fien Tries; B Marshall 2/3 Goals, 0/1 Field Goal) defeated Australia 12 (B Tate, B Slater Tries; C Smith 2/2 Goals)
Saturday, 13th November 2010
Suncorp Stadium, Queensland, AUS
7.00pm (QLD), 9.00am (UK), 10.00pm (NZ), 8.00pm (NSW)
NRL TWEET MAN OF THE MATCH: Benji MARSHALL
TEAMS FOR THE FINAL
KIWIS TEAM: L Hohaia, J Nightingale, S Kenny-Dowall, S Mannering, S Perrett, B Marshall (c), N Fien, S McKendry, T Leuluai, A Blair, B Harrison, B Matulino, J Smith. Bench: G Eastwood, I Luke, FP Nu'uauasala, S Manu.
KANGAROOS TEAM: B Slater, B Morris, B Tate, W Tonga, L Tuqiri, D Lockyer (c), C Cronk, M Scott, C Smith, D Shillington, L Lewis, S Thaiday, P Gallen. Bench: T Learoyd-Lahrs, G Bird, K Gidley, N Myles.
Referee: Not Very Good At All.

Click link below for the Official Squads & Predicted Team Lineups for all Four Nations.
AUSTRALIAN KANGAROOS
Four Nations Squad:
Predicted Starting XIII with reserves
Billy SLATER
Brett MORRIS
Willie TONGA
Brent TATE
Darius BOYD
Darren LOCKYER (c)
Cooper CRONK
Peter CIVONICEVA
Cameron SMITH
David SHILLINGTON
Nate MYLES
Sam THAIDAY
Luke LEWIS
Bench:
Robbie FARAH
Paul GALLEN
Tom LEAROYD-LAHRS
Matthew SCOTT
Kurt GIDLEY
Brent TATE
Chris LAWRENCE
Todd CARNEY
Dean YOUNG
Greg BIRD
Anthony WATMOUGH
Lote TUQIRI
Jarryd HAYNE (Ruled out of the Four Nations with a Hamstring tear)
COACH:
Tim Sheens
NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Predicted Starting XIII with Reserves
Lance HOHAIA
Jason NIGHTINGALE
Junior SA'U
Shaun KENNY-DOWALL
Manu VATUVEI
Benji MARSHALL (c)
Thomas LEULUAI
Greg EASTWOOD
Issac LUKE
Adam BLAIR
Simon MANNERING
Bronson HARRISON
Jeremy SMITH
Bench:
Nathan FIEN
Frank PRITCHARD
Jared WAEREA-HARGEAVES
Frank-Paul NU'UAUSALA
Sika MANU
Ben MATULINO
Sam PERRETT
Lewis BROWN
Antonio WINTERSTEIN
Sam McKENDRY
FuiFui MOIMOI (Pulled out of Four Nations with a Broken Arm before the first warm up game).
COACH:
Stephen KEARNEY
ENGLAND LIONS
Four Nations Squad:
Predicted Starting XIII with Reserves (From Richard de la Riviere)
Sam TOMKINS
Thomas BRISCOE
Michael SHENTON (Injured v New Zealand, ruled out of Four Nations)
Ryan ATKINS
Ryan HALL
Kevin BROWN
Luke ROBINSON
Stuart FIELDEN
James ROBY
James GRAHAM
Sam BURGESS
Gareth ELLIS
Sean O'LOUGHLIN
Bench:
Shaun LUNT
Darrell GRIFFIN
Ben HARRISON
Eorl CRABTREE
Gareth WIDDOP
Darren GOULDING
Leroy CUDJOE
Joel TOMKINS
Ben WESTWOOD
Tony CLUBB
Gareth CARVELL
Adrian MORLEY (Injured his Arm in Four Nations Warm-Up v NZ Maori and is out of the tournament)
COACH: 
Steve McNAMARA
PNG KUMULS
Predicted Starting XIII with Reserves (Squad at this stage)
Macali AIZUE
Johnson KUIKE
Nixon KOLO
Paul AITON
Rod GRIFFIN
Menzie YERE
Rodney PORA
Dion AIYE
George MONI
Sigfred GANDE (Injured prior to opening game, out of Four Nations)
Larsen MARABE
Pidi TONGAP
Richard KAMBO
Ryan TONGIA
Michael MARK
Charlie WABO
Jessie Joe PARKER
Elizah RIYONG
Benjamin JOHN
Glen NAMI
Tony DAI
Joseph POMBO
Desmond MONK
Alex HAIJA
David LOKO
Andrew SAM
COACH:
Stanley GENE

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