Dragons Trio Named in Junior Kangaroos

St George Illawarra Dragons National Youth Competition players Euan Aitken, Jack Bird and Drew Hutchison have been named in the Junior Kangaroos train-on squad on Monday. 

Aitken was the recipient of the Paul McGregor NYC ‘Player of the Year’ award at the Dragons annual Presentation evening on Sunday. 

The NSW Blues U20s representative trio were amongst nine players added to the squad ahead of the upcoming Junior Test match against the New Zealand Kiwis. 

The match will be played on Saturday, October 18 at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland.
 
The updated Junior Kangaroos squad is: 
 

Josh Chudleigh Cowboys
Patrick Kaufusi Cowboys
Drew Hutchinson Dragons
Euan Aitken Dragons
Jack Bird Dragons
Kaysa Pritchard Eels
Kelepi Tanginoa Eels
Pauli Pauli Eels
Ryan Matterson Eels
Tepai Moeroa Eels
Jake Mamo Knights
Sione Mata'utai Knights
Andy Saunders Panthers
Chris Smith Panthers
Isaah Yeo Panthers
Kieran Moseley Panthers
Waqa Blake Panthers
Cameron  McInnes Rabbitohs
Luke Bateman Raiders
Patrick Mago Raiders
Tevita Pangai Raiders
Jackson Hastings Roosters
Nene Macdonald Roosters
Willis Meehan Roosters
Clint Gutherson Sea Eagles
Valentine Holmes Sharks
Cameron Munster Storm
Matthew Lodge Tigers

 

Leeson Ah Mau says it's an honour to be selected for the Toa Samoa train-on squad!

Dragons trio Josh Dugan, Brett Morris and Trent Merrin have all been ruled-out of the Australia Kangaroos train-on squad due to respective injuries.

Jason Nightingale is looking forward to being part of the New Zealand train-on squad ahead of the Four Nations Tournament