The South Sydney pair of Issac Luke and Bryson Goodwin, along with Jeremy Smith from the Newcastle Knights, have been added to the Kiwis train-on squad for the Rugby League World Cup.
There are now 30 players in the squad, with a number of World Cup contenders also involved in Sunday’s NRL Grand Final between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Sydney Roosters.
2013 KIWIS TRAIN-ON SQUAD (at October 2):
Brisbane Broncos: Alex Glenn, Josh Hoffman
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs: Greg Eastwood, Krisnan Inu, Sam Kasiano, Sam Perrett, Frank Pritchard
Melbourne Storm: Jesse Bromwich, Tohu Harris, Kevin Proctor
Newcastle Knights: Jeremy Smith
North Queensland Cowboys: Jason Taumalolo, Antonio Winterstein
South Sydney Rabbitohs: Bryson Goodwin, Issac Luke
St George Illawarra Dragons: Bronson Harrison, Jason Nightingale
Penrith Panthers: Lewis Brown, Sam McKendry, Dean Whare
Vodafone Warriors: Shaun Johnson, Thomas Leuluai, Kevin Locke, Simon Mannering, Ben Matulino, Sam Rapira, Elijah Taylor, Manu Vatuvei
Wests Tigers: Adam Blair, Tim Simona
A Kiwis squad of 24 for the Rugby League World Cup will be named at a press conference in Auckland on Tuesday, October 8.
2013 KIWIS/RLWC MATCH SCHEDULE (UK dates)
October 20 - vs Cook Islands (Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster)
October 27 - vs Samoa (Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington)
November 1 - vs France (Parc des Sports, Avignon)
November 8 - vs Papua New Guinea (Headingley Carnegie, Leeds)
November 15-17 - Quarter-finals
November 23 - Semi-finals (Double-header at Wembley Stadium, London)
November 30 - Final (Old Trafford, Manchester)
Every match from the Rugby League World Cup will be shown live on SKY Sport in New Zealand.
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