Samoa v Cook Islands: Men’s rugby league preview, news and how to watch live

All you need to know in the lead up to the Men’s Test between Samoa and Cook Islands, Saturday 25 June, including news updates plus when and how to watch on Kayo.

Anthony Milford and Marty Taupau playing for Samoa in 2019. Picture: Jason McCawley/Getty Images
Anthony Milford and Marty Taupau playing for Samoa in 2019. Picture: Jason McCawley/Getty Images

This is the first of two Pacific Tests in Campbelltown on Saturday evening (25 June). Papua New Guinea and Fiji follows this match.

Watch live here on Kayo and catch up on all the news in the lead-up.

What time is Samoa v Cook Islands?

The game starts at 5.40pm (AEST), 5.10pm (ACST) and 3.40pm (AWST) on Saturday 25 June.

Where is it being played?

Campbelltown Stadium, Sydney.

How do I watch Samoa v Cook Islands?

The game will be broadcast live on Kayo as part of its rugby league coverage. Not only can you catch the LIVE fixture and also the replay, but if you miss the action, you can catch up with Kayo Minis and Kayo Bites.

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How can I watch more rugby league?

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Penrith winger Charlie Staines will start at fullback for Samoa. Picture: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Penrith winger Charlie Staines will start at fullback for Samoa. Picture: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Latest rugby league news ahead of Saturday?

For all the latest on State of Origin and other Pacific Test rugby league this weekend, visit CodeSports.

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Team Lists

Samoa

1. Charlie Staines 2. Taylan May 3. Izack Tago 4. Jaxson Paulo 5. David Nofoaluma 6. Chanel Harris-Tavita 7. Anthony Milford 8. Martin Taupau 9. Jazz Tevaga 10. Francis Molo 11. Josh Schuster 12. Jaydn Su‘A 13. Josh Aloiai

Interchange: 14. Fa‘amanu Brown 15. Keenan Palasia 16. Spencer Leniu 17. Bunty Afoa

Reserves: 18. Mathew Feagai 19. Ronald Volkman 20. Toafofoa Sipley

Cook Islands

1. Kayal Iro 2. Steven Marsters 3. Anthony Gelling 4. Reubenn Rennie 5. Malachi Morgan 6. Esan Marsters (c) 7. Reece Joyce 8. Vincent Rennie 9. Aaron Teroi 10. Tinirau Arona 11. Brendan Piakura 12. Pride Petterson-Robati 13. Xavier Willison

Interchange: 14. Geoff Daniela 15. Moses Noovao-McGreal 16. Davvy Moale 17. Makahesi Makatoa

Reserves: 18. Reuben Porter 19. Brody Tamarua 20. Andre Iro 21. Lucky Pokipoki

Where can I read more rugby league?

See the NRL section on CodeSports, or visit the rugby league section on your main state news website – Daily Telegraph / Courier Mail / Herald Sun / Adelaide Advertiser.