New Zealand vs Fiji: Kick-off Time, Venue, TV Channel and Team News

New Zealand meet Fiji tonight in Hull in the third quarter final of the rugby league World Cup as they look to emulate Australia’s domainant display against Lebanon last night and set up a semi-final clash against the Kangaroos.

As for Fiji they want to recreate their shock win over New Zealand in 2017 when they dumped them out of the last eight. If they do, they’ll meet Australia in a fourth consecutive semi-final.

Here’s everything you need to know about the game.

Kick-off time and venue

The game kicks off at 19:30 at Hull FC’s MKM Stadium.

TV channel

TV coverage starts at 19:00 on BBC Two.

Teams News

Michael Maguire has once again named a very strong squad with his first choice spine intact. Nelson Asofa-Solomona appears set to again play in the back row.

1 JOSEPH MANU

2 RONALDO MULITALO

20 ISAAC LIU

17 BRITON NIKORA

5 JORDAN RAPANA

6 DYLAN BROWN

7 JAHROME HUGHES

8 JESSE BROMWICH

9 BRANDON SMITH

10 JAMES FISHER-HARRIS

11 ISAIAH PAPALI’I

12 KENNEATH BROMWICH

12 JOSEPH TAPINE

14 KIERAN FORAN

16 NELSON ASOFA-SOLOMONA

19 DALLIN WATENE-ZELEZNIAK

4 PETA HIKU

23 SCOTT SORENSEN

21 CHARNZE NICOLL-KLOKSTAD

Fiji will be looking to their Super League stars including Huddersfield Giants’ Kevin Naiqama, Hull FC’s Mitieli Vulikijapani and Salford Red Devils’ King Vuniyayawa. It could be Hull KR star Korbin Sims’ last ever game. Meanwhile, star halfback Wakeham will need a big game.

1 SUNIA TURUVA

2 MAIKA SIVO

19 SEMI VALEMEI

4 KEVIN NAIQAMA

24 VUATE KARAWALEVU

20 HENRY RAIWALUI

7 BRANDON WAKEHAM

17 KING VUNIYAYAWA

9 APISAI KOROISAU

3 KORBIN SIMS

22 SIUA WONG

12 VILIAME KIKAU

11 TANIELA SADRUGU

14 PENIONI TAGITUIMUA

15 TEVITA TOLOI

16 LAMAR MANUEL-LIOLEVAVE

5 MITIELI VULIKIJAPANI

13 TUI KAMIKAMICA

10 BEN NAKUBUWAI

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