Russell named to make Test debut

North Queensland Toyota Cowboys centre Dan Russell has been named to make his Test debut for the Papua New Guinea Kumuls this Saturday afternoon (2pm Qld) against Fiji in Christchurch.

It is the first of two Tests for Papua New Guinea, with the Kumuls to take on Great Britain in Port Moresby on November 16.

The game will be broadcast live on 9GEM from 2pm on Saturday. 

Papua New Guinea

1. Alex Johnston

2. Edene Gebbie

3. Dan Russell

4. Justin Olam

5. Terry Wapi

6. Kyle Laybutt

7. Watson Boas

8. Wellington Albert

9. Wartovo Puara

10. Luke Page

11. Nixon Putt

12. Rhyse Martin

13. Moses Meninga

14. Edwin Ipape

15. Stanton Albert

16. Enock Maki

17. Stargroth Amean