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Likely rugby league World Cup teams

The Rugby League World Cup is just two weeks away. Here's a look at the strongest line-ups for each competing nation:
Likely rugby league World Cup teams
by AAP

The Rugby League World Cup is just two weeks away. Here's a look at the strongest line-ups for each competing nation:

Australia

Billy Slater, Darius Boyd, Michael Jennings, Greg Inglis, Jarryd Hayne, Johnathan Thurston, Cooper Cronk, Matthew Scott, Cameron Smith, James Tamou, Greg Bird, Sam Thaiday, Paul Gallen. Interchange: Luke Lewis, Andrew Fifita, Daly Cherry-Evans, Nate Myles. Coach: Tim Sheens

New Zealand

Josh Hoffman, Jason Nightingale, Alex Glenn, Krisnan Inu, Manu Vatuvei, Kieran Foran, Shaun Johnson, Ben Matulino, Issac Luke, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Sonny Bill Williams, Simon Mannering, Elijah Taylor. Interchange: Frank Pritchard, Greg Eastwood, Jesse Bromwich, Sam Kasiano. Coach: Stephen Kearney

England

Sam Tompkins, Josh Charnley, Kallum Watkins, Leroy Cudjoe, Ryan Hall, Gareth Widdop, Rangi Chase, James Graham, James Roby, George Burgess, Sam Burgess, Sean O'Loughlin, Kevin Sinfield. Interchange: Rob Burrow, Gareth Hock, Lee Mossop, Ben Westwood. Coach: Steve McNamara

Samoa

Anthony Milford, Antonio Winterstein, BJ Leilua, Tim Lafai, Daniel Vidot, Ben Roberts, Pita Godinet, Roy Asotasi, Masada Iosefa, David Fa'alogo, Iosia Soliola, Harrison Hansen, Reni Maitua. Interchange: Junior Moors, Mark Taufua, Sauaso Sue, Mose Masoe. Coach: Matt Parish.

Tonga

Glen Fisi'iahi, Daniel Tupou, Konrad Hurrell, Sosaia Feki, Jorge Taufua, Samisoni Langi, Daniel Foster, Fuifui Moimoi, Nafe Seluini, Brent Kite, Willie Manu, Jason Taumololo, Sika Manu. Interchange: Ben Murdoch-Masila, Siosa Vave, Peni Terepo, Patrick Politini. Coach: Charles Tonga

Fiji

Kevin Naiqama, Marika Koroibete, Daryl Millard, Sisa Waqa, Akuila Uate, Wes Naiqama, Ryan Millard, Ashton Sims, Aaron Groom, Petero Civoniceva, Tariq Sims, Jayson Bukuya, Korbin Sims. Interchange: Kane Evans, James Storer, Vitale Junior, Semi Radradra. Coach: Rick Stone

Cook Islands

Drury Lowe, Chris Taripo, Dominique Peyroux, Keith Lulia, Jordan Rapana, Brad Takairangi, Isaac John, Dylan Napa, Daniel Fepuleai, Sam Mataora, Zeb Taia, Zane Tetevano, Tinirau Arona. Interchange: Jonathon Ford, Anthony Gelling, Tyrone Viiga, Tupou Sopoaga. Coach: David Fairleigh

Italy

Anthony Minichiello, Josh Mantellato, James Saltonstall, Chris Centrone, James Tedesco, Ben Falcone, Ryan Ghetti, Kade Snowden, Ray Nasso, Anthony Laffranchi, Mark Minichiello, Aidan Guerra, Joel Riethmuller. Interchange: Paul Vaughan, Cameron Ciraldo, Vic Mauro, Dean Parata. Coach: Carlo Napolitano

Papua New Guinea

David Mead, Jason Tali, Jessie Joe Nandye, Menzie Yere, Bosam McDonald, Paul Aiton, Ray Thompson, Enoch Maki, James Segeyaro, Mark Mexico, Neville Costigan, Jason Chan, Dion Aye. Interchange: Larsen Marabe, Charlie Wabo, Richard Kambo, Roger Laka. Coach Adrian Lam

Scotland

Matthew Russell, Alex Hurst, Kane Linnett, Rhys Lovegrove, Brett Carter, Danny Brough, Peter Wallace, Luke Douglas, Ben Fisher, Jonathan Walker, Oliver Wilkes, Dale Ferguson, Ian Henderson. Interchange: Ben Kavanagh, Adam Walker, Danny Addy, Andrew Henderson. Coach: Steve McCormack

France

Clint Greenshields, Damien Cardace, Vincent Duport, Jean Philippe Baile, Frederic Vaccari, Thomas Bosc, Theo Fages, Remi Casty, Eloi Pelissier, Mickael Simon, Olivier Elima, Jamal Fakir, Benjamin Garcia. Interchange: William Barthau, Kevin Larroyer, Antoni Maria, Gregory Mounis. Coach: Richard Agar

Ireland

Scott Grix, Damien Blanch, James Mendeika, Joshua Toole, Pat Richards, Apirana Pewhairangi, Marc Sneyd, James Hasson, Rory Kostjaysn, Brett White, Danny Bridge, Dave Allen, Tyrone McCarthy. Interchange: Ben Currie, Anthony Mullally, Eamon O'Carroll, Luke Ambler. Coach: Mark Aston

USA

Tuisegasega Samoa, Bureta Faramio, Matt Petersen, Ryan McGoldrick, Kristian Freed, Joseph Paulo, David Marando, Junior Paulo, Joel Luani, Mark Offerdahl, Matthew Shipway, Clint Newton, Daniel Howard. Interchange: Judah Lavulo, Mark Cantoni, Andrew Durutalo, Stephen Howard. Coach: Terry Matterson

Wales

Elliot Kear, Rob Massam, Rhys Williams, Peter Lupton, Rhys Evans, Lloyd White, Matt Seamark, Jacob Emmitt, Danny Jones, Craig Kopczak, Tyson Frizzel, Ben Evans, Jordan James. Interchange: Daniel Fleming, James Gurtjens, Ben Flowe, Gil Dudson. Coach: Iestyn Harris


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