New Zealand makes historic journey to Myanmar
The tour group is being coached by Neil Anderson, with Sam Ryburn as assistant coach and Don Thwaites as manager. Des Kerekere will also attend the Championships as referee and Dr Kim Ma'i'ai is travelling as team doctor with Joshua Ong as physiotherapist.
New Zealand will face opponents from the host nation, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Iran. Myanmar have also organised additional training games prior to the Championships opening on August 22.