As if COVID wasn’t enough to deal with for the Trans-Tasman All Star clash, a fresh blow has stuck the boot in for the Maori’s.
Wet and wild weather expected for All-Stars showcase
The Maori All-Stars are flush with changes.
The footy season is back with the Indigenous All Stars taking on the Maori All Stars in the pre-season spectacle from Townville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium.
While there have already been some trial matches, the annual representative fixture is back, kicking off with the women’s match already underway before the men play at 8.10pm
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Follow along with our live blog throughout the night.
Wild airswing as Maori hit the lead
The Maori side were on fire, putting on plenty of pressure with Amy Turner scoring out wide – with Temara kicking a tough conversion, to hand the New Zealanders a 12-0 lead at the first break.
Fresh blow rocks All Stars blockbuster
They were replaced by Russell Packer, Esan Marsters, Daejarn Asi, Emry Pere, Issac Luke and Jackson Topine.
Kevin Proctor also had a hamstring injury was will be replaced by the Tigers' Zane Musgrove.
The Indigenous side had Wade Graham withdraw with Manly's Zac Saddler coming into the team.
All you need to know
Indigenous All Stars: 1. Jaime Chapman 2. Taleena Simon 3. Monique Donovan 4. Jasmine Peters 5. Leticia Quinlan 6. Taliah Fuimaono 7. Akira Kelly 8. Kaitlyn Phillips 9. Quincy Dodd 10. Caitlan Johnston 11. Shaniah Power 12. Shaylee Bent 13. Tallisha Harden 14. Lailee Phillips 15. Keilee Joseph 16. Olivia Kernick 17. Abelee Stanley 18. Ngalika Barker
Maori All Stars: 1. Corban McGregor 2. Botille Vette-Welsh 3. Amy Turner 4. Hayley Tipene 5. Jodeci Nicholson 6. Zahara Temara 7. Crystal Tamarua 8. Nita Maynard 9. Kennedy Cherrington 10. Mya Hill-Moana 11. Zali Fay 12. Rona Peters 13. Lavinia Gould 14. Shannon Mato 15. Raecene McGregor 16. Roxy Murdoch 17. Page Mcgregor 18. Shanice Parker
Indigenous All Stars: 1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Blake Ferguson 3. Jack Wighton 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Alex Johnston 6. Cody Walker 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Reuben Cotter 10. Josh Kerr 11. David Fifita 12. Tyrell Fuimaono 13. Tyrone Peachey 14. Corey Thompson 15. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 16. Cade Cust 17. Chris Smith 18. Zac Saddler 19. Josh Curran 20. Brian Kelly
Maori All Stars: 1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Joey Manu 4. Dylan Walker 5. Patrick Herbert 6. Jarome Luai 7. Benji Marshall 8. Russell Packer 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Briton Nikora 12. Jordan Riki 13. Joseph Tapine 14. Issac Luke 15. Emry Pere 16. Zane Musgrove 17. Jackson Topine 18. Esan Marsters 19. Bailey Simonsson 20. Daejarn Asi
2010: Indigenous All Stars
2011: NRL All Stars
2012: NRL All Stars
2013: Indigenous All Stars
2015: Indigenous All Stars
2016: World All Stars
2017: Indigenous All Stars
2019: Indigenous All Stars
2020: Maori All Stars
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