Queensland Women's team

THE Queensland Women’s team to take on their NSW counterparts in the annual Women’s Interstate Challenge has been announced.

The two teams will face off in Sydney on Saturday, July 19, at Leichhardt Oval for the Nellie Doherty Cup before the NSW Cup match between Wests Tigers and the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs.

There are a number of new faces in the Queensland squad, with players selected following the successful staging of the QRL Women’s State Championships at Southport across the weekend.

Queensland Women’s Interstate Challenge Squad:

1.    Annette Brander (Central Queensland)

2.    Nicole Richards (South East Queensland)

3.    Teri Nukunuku (South East Queensland)

4.    Tarah Westera (South East Queensland)

5.    Jazmyn Taumafai (Central Queensland)

6.    Renae Kunst (North Queensland)

7.    Deanna Turner (North Queensland)

8.    Heather Ballinger (North Queensland)

9.    Brittany Breauley (South East Queensland)

10.  Steph Hancock (South East Queensland)

11.  Talia Poutini (South East Queensland)

12.  Ali Brigginshaw (South East Queensland)

13.  Kady Tinker (Central Queensland)

14.  Aleasha Brider (South East Queensland)

15.  Jenni-Sue Hoepper (North Queensland)

16.  Kellye Hodges (South East Queensland)

17.  Karina Brown (South East Queensland)

18.  Karyn Murphy (North Queensland)

Coach: Brad Donald