Competition - NRL. Round - Round 1. Teams - South Sydney Rabbitohs v Wests Tigers. Date - 3rd of March 2017. Venue - ANZ Stadium

Taylor called in to Kiwis squad

Wests Tigers forward Elijah Taylor has been called in to the New Zealand Kiwis squad to face Australia in their ANZAC Test match on Friday night at GIO Stadium.

The 27-year-old replaces Melbourne Storm forward Nelson Asofa-Solomona, who is out with a hand injury in the only change to the squad originally named by Coach David Kidwell.

If selected in the final team, the match will be Taylor's 11th Test match for the Kiwis, having played from 2011 to 2013, including the 2011 Four Nations and 2013 World Cup.


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NEW ZEALAND KIWIS

Adam Blair (Brisbane Broncos)

Jesse Bromwich (Melbourne Storm)

Kenny Bromwich (Melbourne Storm)

Kieran Foran (New Zealand Warriors)

David Fusitu'a (New Zealand Warriors)

Shaun Johnson (New Zealand Warriors)

Jordan Kahu (Brisbane Broncos)

Isaac Luke (New Zealand Warriors)

Simon Mannering (New Zealand Warriors)

Kodi Nikorima (Brisbane Broncos)

Russell Packer (St. George-Illawarra Dragons)

Kevin Proctor (Gold Coast Titans)

Jordan Rapana (Canberra Raiders)

Brandon Smith (Melbourne Storm)

Jason Taumalolo (North Queensland Cowboys)

Martin Taupau (Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles)

Elijah Taylor (Wests Tigers)

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (New Zealand Warriors)

Dallin Watene-Zelezniak (Penrith Panthers)

Dean Whare (Penrith Panthers)

Coach: David Kidwell