Seven players who played in the grand final between the Sydney Roosters and Canberra Raiders have been included. Boyd Cordner will again captain the Kangaroos and is joined by Luke Keary, Latrell Mitchell and James Tedesco from the victorious Roosters and Cotric, Wighton and Josh Papalii from Canberra.
Australia will play New Zealand at Wollongong on Oct. 25 and Tonga at Auckland on Nov. 2. Meninga has also signed a contract extension that will retain him as Kangaroos coach until the end of the 2021 World Cup.
Australia squad: Josh Addo-Carr, Daly Cherry-Evans, Damien Cook, Boyd Cordner, Nick Cotric, Tyson Frizell, Wade Graham, Payne Haas, Ben Hunt, Luke Keary, David Klemmer, Latrell Mitchell, Cameron Munster, Cameron Murray, Josh Papalii, James Tedesco, Jake Trbojevic, Paul Vaughan, Jack Wighton.
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