Among them are two debutants in Junior Rau and Rhadley Brawa.
Obvious exclusions include Ase Boas and Wartovo Puara Junior, while the remaining players are from the National Rugby League in Australia and the Queensland Cup.
The full PNG Kumuls squad (in alphabetical order) include:
1. Adex Wera (Hunters)
2. Enock Maki (Hunters)
3. James Segeyaro (Cronulla Sharks)
4. Junior Rau (Hunters)
5. Justin Olam (Melbourne Storm)
6. Kurt Baptiste (Sydney Roosters)
7. Lachlan Lam (Sydney Roosters)
8. Luke Page (Burleigh Bears)