Soane Hufanga (Photo: Andrew Cornaga/

The New Zealand Rugby League has named two under-18s side to play the touring Australian Schoolboys this week.

The teams, New Zealand 18s and New Zealand 18s select, were named following a game between the New Zealand Residents 18s and Taurahere (Australian-based Kiwis) side.

The select side will play the touring Australians on Tuesday 26 September, 6pm at Puketawhero Park, while the 18s will play them on Saturday 30 September, 11:30am at Trust Arena, Auckland.

New Zealand Residents 18s 28 (Hayze Perham 2, Mike Williams, Jordan Riki, Seth Tauamiti tries; Dylan Tavita 4 goals) def. Taurahere 10 (Kea Pere, Jackson Paulo tries; Mawene Hiroti goal) at Pulman Park.

New Zealand 18s squad
Darius Farmer (Gold Coast Titans)
Valance Harris (Parramatta Eels)
Mawene Hiroti (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Peter Hola (North Qld Cowboys)
Soane Hufanga (Warriors/Akarana)
Fine Kula (Cronulla Sharks)
Phillip Makatoa (Sydney Roosters)
Steven Marsters (St George Illawarra Dragons)
Sean Mullany (North Qld Cowboys)
Jaxson Paulo (Gold Coast Titans)
Hayze Perham (Warriors/Upper Central)
Jordan Riki (Southern)
Tyler Slade (Warriors/Akarana)
Joseph Taipari (Parramatta Eels)
Dylan Tavita (Warriors/Counties Manakau)
Matt Timoko (Akarana)
Kelma Tuilagi (Melbourne Storm)
Paul Turner (Warriors/Northland)

New Zealand 18s select squad
Ranapiri Baker (Canberra Raiders)
Bayleigh Bentley-Hape (Sydney Roosters)
Kayal Iro (Warriors/Akarana)
Awatere Kiwara (Mid Central)
Dray Ngatuere-Wroe (Brisbane Broncos)
Kea Pere (Melbourne Storm)
Javvier Pitovao (Warriors/Akarana)
Sheldon Rogers (Warriors/Upper Central)
Daniel Sakisi (Southern)
Lewis Sio (Warriors/Akarana)
Dredin Sorensen-McGee (Warriors/Counties Manakau)
Seth Tauamiti (Warriors/Southern)
Aublix Tawha (Canberra Raiders)
Mark Tepu-Smith (Manly Sea Eagles)
Emmanuel Tuimavave-Gerrard (Akarana)
Wesley Veikoso (Mid Central)
Zaan Weatherall (Manly Sea Eagles)
Mikey Williams (Akarana)

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