Canberra Raiders Captain Jarrod Croker and star fullback Jack Wighton have been selected in the Prime Minister’s XIII to take on PNG on Saturday September 26.

Wighton will play at fullback for the team, while Croker has been named in the centres. 

Paul Vaughan, Shannon Boyd, Josh Papalii and Edrick Lee were all withdrawn from the train on squad due to injury and have not been selected in the final team.

Trent Merrin will captain the side, which will be coached by Ivan Cleary.

Position

Player

NRL Club

Fullback

Jack Wighton

Canberra Raiders

Wing

Alex Johnston

South Sydney Rabbitohs

Centre

Jarrod Croker

Canberra Raiders

Centre

Dane Gagai

Newcastle Knights

Wing

David Nofoaluma

Wests Tigers

Five-Eighth

Kane Elgey

Gold Coast Titans

Halfback

Adam Reynolds

South Sydney Rabbitohs

Prop

Jake Trbojevic

Manly Sea Eagles

Hooker

James Segeyaro

Penrith Panthers

Prop

Reagan Campbell-Gillard

Penrith Panthers

Second Row

Chris McQueen

South Sydney Rabbitohs

Second Row

Tepai Moeroa

Parramatta Eels

Lock

Trent Merrin (c)

St George Illawarra Dragons

Interchange

Euan Aitken

St George Illawarra Dragons

Interchange

Jeremy Latimore

Penrith Panthers

Interchange

Daniel Mortimer

Gold Coast Titans

Interchange

Tyrone Peachey

Penrith Panthers

Interchange

David Tyrrell

South Sydney Rabbitohs