Gelling named in Cook Islands 9s squad

Warrington-bound Anthony Gelling is one of five top-flight players who will represent the Cook Islands in the World Cup 9s.

He is the only Super League representative, but is joined by NRL stars Alex Glenn, Steven Marsters, Tepai Moeroa and Brad Takairangi.

Former Newcastle Thunder forward Vincent Rennie is also included, alongside his brother Reubenn.

Cook Islands World Cup 9s squad: Tevin Arona (Canterbury Bulls), Anthony Gelling (Warrington Wolves), Alex Glenn (Brisbane Broncos), Kayal Iro (Norths Devils), Steven Marsters (St George Illawarra Dragons), Sam Mataora (Belconnen), Tepai Moeroa (Parramatta Eels), Moses Noovao-McGreal (Norths Devils), Junior Pua (New Zealand Warriors), John Puna (Easts Tigers), Reubenn Rennie (Mounties), Vincent Rennie (Mounties), Brad Takairangi (Parramatta Eels), Brodie Tamarua (New Zealand Warriors), Aaron Teroi (Central Queensland Capras), Paul Ulberg (Norths Devils).