Tonga coach Kristian Woolf will open the 2017 Rugby League World Cup with all guns blazing after selecting his team for Sunday’s clash with Scotland in Cairns.

Sione Katoa has been named on the bench. Former Panthers Sika Manu and Ben Murdoch-Masila are also included in the side which features Jason Taumololo and Andrew Fifita.

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TONGA SQUAD TO FACE SCOTLAND
Sunday October 29
Barlow Park, Cairns

1. Will Hopoate
2. Daniel Tupou
3. Michael Jennings
4. Konrad Hurrell
5. Manu Vatuvei
6. Tuimoala Lolohea
7. Ata Hingano
8. Andrew Fifita
9. Siliva Havilli
10. Sio Siua Taukieaho
11. Manu Ma'u
12. Sika Manu (C)
13. Jason Taumalolo

BENCH
14. Sione Katoa
15. Sam Moa
16. Peni Terepo
17. Ben Murdoch-Masila
18. Joe Ofahengaue
19. Solomone Kata
20. David Fusitu’a
21. Samisoni Langi