SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 06: Anthony Milford of Samoa celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during the 2017 Pacific Test Invitational match between England and Samoa at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on May 6, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Samoa has named their squad for the Pacific Test against Papua New Guinea.

Anthony Milford will captain the squad that also includes Martin Taupau after he sensationally rejected his ties to the New Zealand team earlier in the week to represent Samoa.

Toa Samoa Squad

Anthony Milford (c) (Brisbane Broncos)
Josh Aloiai (Wests Tigers)
Fa’amanu Brown (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
Michael Chee Kam (Wests Tigers)
Herman Ese'ese (Newcastle Knights)
Raymond Faitala-Mariner (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
James Gavet (Newcastle Knights)
Hymel Hunt (Newcastle Knights)
Jamayne Isaako (Brisbane Broncos)
Mason Lino (Newcastle Knights)
Jarome Luai (Penrith Panthers)
David Nofoaluma (Wests Tigers)
Junior Paulo (Parramatta Eels)
Marion Seve (Melbourne Storm)
Jaydn Su’A (Brisbane Broncos)
Jorge Taufua (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
Martin Taupau (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
Chanel Harris-Tavita (New Zealand Warriors)


  1. 1. Isaako
    2. Taufua
    3. Hunt
    4. Seve
    5. Nofoaluma
    6. Milford
    7. Luai
    8. Jr Paulo
    9. Brown
    10. Ese’ese
    11. Su’a
    12. Faitala-Mariner
    13. Taupau

    14. Chee-Kam
    15. Gavet
    16. Aloiai
    17. Lino

    A great squad and one that would definitely challenge the poms and other top nations. Looks like they are a few forwards short. Sione Mata’utia would’ve been good. Jospeh Leilua would’ve been good in the centres. I’d also have Jazz Teveaga over Harris-Tevita. And also Isolia Soliola

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