The Fiji National Rugby League has today named its 30-man squad for the upcoming Melanesian Cup Test Match against the PNG Kumuls on Saturday June 25.
The Bati squad features 15 NRL players, with Sydney Roosters winger, Kevin Naiqama, named captain and Panthers player, Viliame Kikau, named vice captain.
Other NRL players named include Issac Lumelume, Braydon Wakeham and Penioni Tagituimua from the Caterbury Bulldogs, Sunia Turuva from the Penrith Panthers, Semi Valemei from the Canberra Raiders, Mikaele Ravalawa from the St George Illawarra Dragons, Maika Sivo from the Parramatta Eels, Vuate Karawalevu and Tui Kamikamica from the Melbourne Storm, Taane Milne from the South Sydney Rabbitohs, along with Iosefo Masi, Taniela Sadrugu, and Laitia Moceidreke from the Queensland Cowboys.
Other players included in the squad are Joseph Ratu, Pio Seci, Netane Masima, Lamar Liolevave, Nasoki Ralulu, Waqasaqa Qiolevu, Marika Turagaiviu, Mesake Kurikitoga, Maika Tudravu, Kaylen Miller, Ratu Inoke Vasuturaga, Tikiko Noke, Joseva Rasiga, Ethan Robinson and Pio Sokobalavu.
The squad will be reduced in the lead up to the Test.