Kumuls squad for GB Test named

David Mead has been named at Centre pushing Dan Russel into the backrow as one of three changes made to the PNG LNG Kumuls side that lost to Fiji Bati 22 – 20 last week in New Zealand.

Terry Wapi has been dropped from the 17 to the extended bench man while Stargroth Amean has been named at wing, and Gary Lo comes in taking a spot on the bench.

Enoch Maki has also been moved to the extended bench.

Coach Michael Marum has kept the front row and halves combination intact

The PNG LNG Kumuls extended squad for Great Britain Test Match on Saturday 16th November:

  1. Alex Johnston
  2. Edene Gebbie
  3. David Mead
  4. Justin Olam
  5. Stargroth Amean
  6. Kyle Laybutt
  7. Watson Bboas
  8. Wellington Alberrt
  9. Wartovo Puara Jnr
  10. Luke Page
  11. Nixon Putt
  12. Daniel Russel
  13. Rhyse Martin – Captain


  1. Edwin Ipape
  2. Gary Lo
  3. Stanton Albert
  4. Moses Meninga
  5. Stanford Talita
  6. Enock Maki
  7. Terry Wapi

The final 17 will be announced an hour before kick off at the Oil Search National Football Stadium.

Cedric Patjole