The New Zealand Kiwis snatched a 14-12 win over Samoa at Toll Stadium, Whangarei on Saturday.
Newcastle Knight Joey Leilua scored a try in the 44th minute for Samoa with teammate Dave Fa'alogo captaining the side.
Samoa maintained a lead over New Zealand for the majority of the match, but was outdone when the Kiwis scored a try in the 75th minute.
Read a full match report from NRL.com HERE.
Knights Beau Scott and Sione Mata'utia are set to face England at AAMI Park in Melbourne on Sunday at 4pm. 18-year-old Sione is set to become the youngest player to play for the Kangaroos after being named on the wing.