Rau to debut this weekend

Junior Rau will become Hunter #63 when he takes the field this weekend in the round five clash against the Norths Devils in Brisbane, Australia.

Rau was named in the starting line-up at centre in place of the injured Willie Minoga.

SP Hunters coach, Michael Marum has also moved Adex Wera to fullback with Butler Morris to play at centre. Patrick Morea and Junior Bobby have been named on the extended bench.

The 20 man squad (two to be omitted):

1. Adex WERA

2. Edene GABBIE

3. Junior RAU

4. Butler MORRIS

5. Brendon GOTUNO

6. Ase BOAS - Captain

7. Charlie SIMON

8. Moses MENINGA

9. Wartovo PUARA Jnr

10. Adam KORAVE

11. Nixon PUT

12. John ANDY

13. Rhadley BRAWA


14. Watson BOAS

15. Baundo ABA

16. Julius YOKOPA

17. Muka Peter KULU

18. Patrick MOREA

19. Junior BOBBY

20. McKenzie YEI

The final 18 will be confirmed this afternoon and will leave for Brisbane tomorrow.

Saturday’s match will kick off at Bishop Park at 5:30pm on Saturday.

Troy Taule