Update: 2:44PM FIJIAN lock forward Samuel Chongkit has been named in the starting lineup for the New Zealand Schoolboys team, thatll play Australia A during their Tri Series match this afternoon at Knox Grammar School in Sydney Australia.
Chongkit, who impressed for Hamilton Boys High School 1st XV in the New Zealand Championship, was rated as one of the best lineout jumpers at secondary school level.
He came off the bench against the Fiji under-18 team last Friday but has earned a spot in the run on team today.
New Zealand Schools team to play Australia A: 1. Atu Moli, 2. Leni Apisai, 3. Reuben ONeill, 4. Jamie Lane, 5. Sam Chongkit, 6. Mitchell Jacobson (c), 7. Blake Gibson, 8. Dillon Wihongi, 9. Harrison Levien, 10. Damian McKenzie, 11. Isaac Te Tamaki, 12. Jonathan Faauli, 13. Wes Goosen, 14. Nathaniel Apa, 15. Sam McNicol; Reserves: 16. Liam Smart, 17. Tom Hill, 18. Mike Tamoaieta, 19. Akira Ioane, 20. Mitchell Karpik, 21. Harry Peeters, 22. Bryn Gatland, 23. TJ Faiane