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Kangaroos squad to face Samoa

Australian Kangaroos media release

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Billy Slater, Josh Dugan, Michael Morgan, Will Chambers, Josh McGuire and Tyson Frizell will return for the Australian Kangaroos for the Rugby League World Cup quarter final against Samoa at TIO Stadium, Darwin on Friday night.

Chambers, who hails from the Northern Territory, will play in the first Rugby League Test match involving the Kangaroos in Darwin.
 
“This is a quarter final and we have named what we believe is our strongest possible team for the occasion,” Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga said.
 
“We understand that Samoa will be desperate to play well so we are making sure we do everything possible with our preparation to be successful.”
 
The 21-man squad to face Samoa is as follows:
 

No

Player

Kangaroos No

1.

Billy Slater

751

2.

Dane Gagai

816

3.

Will Chambers

800

4.

Josh Dugan

801

5.

Valentine Holmes

809

6.

Michael Morgan

807

7.

Cooper Cronk

744

8.

Aaron Woods

793

9.

Cameron Smith

738

10.

David Klemmer

797

11.

Boyd Cordner

787

12.

Matt Gillett

789

13.

Josh McGuire

806

14.

Wade Graham

817

15.

Jordan McLean

818

16.

Reagan Campbell-Gillard

819

17

Tyson Frizell

810

18.

Felise Kaufusi

821

19.

Cameron Munster

822

20.

James Maloney

811

21.

Ben Hunt

796