Panthers forward Trent Merrin has been selected in the Kangaroos squad to contest the ANZAC Test in Canberra next week.

The ANZAC Test, between Australia and New Zealand, will be played on Friday May 5th at GIO Stadium.

Merrin was part of the triumphant Kangaroos side that took out the 2016 Four Nations in England, capping off a stellar tournament by scoring a try in the final as they defeated the Kiwis 34-8 at Anfield.

The Kangaroos 20-man squad is as follows:

 


Position

Player

NRL Club

Junior Club

Fullback

Darius Boyd

Brisbane Broncos

Mudgeeraba Redbacks

Wing

Blake Ferguson

Sydney Roosters

Wellington Cowboys/Earlwood Saints

Centre

Josh Dugan

St George Illawarra Dragons

South Tuggeranong Knights/Valley Dragons

Centre

Will Chambers

Melbourne Storm

Nhulunbuy, NT

Wing

Valentine Holmes

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

Western Lions/Townsville

Five-Eighth

Johnathan Thurston (vc)

North Queensland Cowboys

Souths Sunnybank

Halfback

Cooper Cronk

Melbourne Storm

Souths Acacia

Prop

Aaron Woods

Wests Tigers

Leichhardt Juniors

Hooker

Cameron Smith (c)

Melbourne Storm

Logan Brothers

Prop

David Klemmer

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

All Saints Toongabbie

Second Row

Boyd Cordner

Sydney Roosters

Old Bar Pirates

Second Row

Matt Gillett

Brisbane Broncos

Bribie Island Warrigals

Lock

Trent Merrin

Penrith Panthers

Shellharbour Sharks

Interchange

Michael Morgan

North Queensland Cowboys

Townsville Brothers

Interchange

Josh Papalii

Canberra Raiders

Logan Brothers

Interchange

Tyson Frizell

St George Illawarra Dragons

Corrimal Cougars

Interchange

Sam Thaiday

Brisbane Broncos

Townsville Brothers

18th man

Shannon Boyd

Canberra Raiders

Cowra Magpies

19th man

James Maloney

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

St Edwards, Gosford

20th man

Justin O’Neill

North Queensland Cowboys

Hughenden Hawks/Townsville Brothers