Rabbitohs NYC (under 20s) player, Wallace Tangiiti, has been selected at halfback in the Cook Islands’ World Cup Qualifier team to take on Tonga on October 17 at Campbelltown Stadium.

A utility player, Tangiiti has played 43 games for the Rabbitohs 20s, scoring eight tries and fourteen points in the process for a total of 60 points.

Cook Islands coach Alex Chan said “I certainly believe that our qualifying match against Tonga will unveil some exciting and entertaining players.

“I’m definitely looking forward to seeing what this squad is capable of.”

COOK ISLANDS TEAM

 

Player

Club

1

Jordan Rapana

Canberra Raiders

2

Drury Low

Narellan Jets

3

Anthony Gelling

Wigan Warriors

4

Chance Peni

Wests Tigers

5

Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad

Melbourne Storm

6

Jono Ford

Wyong Roos

7

Wallace Tangitti

South Sydney Rabbitohs

8

Uiti Baker

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

9

Aaron Teroi

Melbourne Storm

10

Sam Mataora

Newcastle Knights

11

Esan Marsters

Wests Tigers

12

Makahesi Makatoa

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

13

Francis Molo

Brisbane Broncos

14

Carne Doyle-Manga

Wyong Roos

15

Vincent Rennie

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

16

Vinny Ngaro

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

17

Fred Pakutoa

Wentworthville Magpies

18

Rueben Rennie

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

Coach

Alex Chan

Wentworthville Magpies