The New Zealand under-19 rugby selectors have named a squad of 48 players to attend a training camp and final trial at the Institute of Rugby, Palmerston North, from February 1-3.

A squad of 26 players will be chosen to represent New Zealand at the FIRA under-19 junior championships in France in April.

Trialists:

James Poliko, Regan Tamihere, Benson Stanley, Kurtis Haiu (all Auckland); Willie Ripia, Steven Setephano, James McGougan (Bay of Plenty); Simon Livingstone, Will Crutchley, Culum Retaulick, Ben Franks, Marcel Cummings-Toone, Peter Nixon, Matt France, Andrew Olerenshaw (Canterbury); Tevita Mailau (Counties Manukau); Colin Bourke, Robbie Schaw (Hawke's Bay); Mike Rowe (Manawatu); Aaron Bancroft, Jeremy Manning, Moses Robertson-Tiueti (Marlborough); Sam Giddens (Nelson Bays); Rudolffe Wulf, Karl Haitana, Chris Moke, Hosea Gear (North Harbour); Daniel Gard, Michael Walding, Luke Devcich (North Otago); Hayden Baird (Northland); Tim Boys, Garth Swann, Daniel Snee (Otago); Miah Nikora (Poverty Bay); Isaac Ross (South Canterbury); Jamie Mackintosh, Daniel Keenan (Southland); Brett Goodin (Taranaki); Ben McKillop, Liam Messam, Kurt Morath, Pehi Te Whare (Waikato); Robert Foreman (Wairarapa-Bush); Richard Bousfield (Wanganui); Siaosi Anamani, Andrew McAuley, Eddie Leitaua (Wellington).

- NZPA