Schoolboys Test team named

The Australian Schoolboys team to play England Academy in a two-Test series this month and next was named at the Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League 18 Years National Championships.

The team will play England Academy on July 31 and August 6.


>> Watch the live steam from Dolphin Oval, Redcliffe, at 2pm on Sunday, July 31.


NRL General Manager League Integration and Game Development Andrew Hill said the ASSRL was an important breeding ground for the game.

“Just 12 months ago Nathan Cleary and Curtis Scott were selected in the Australian Schoolboys side and have now played First Grade,” Mr Hill said.

 “We look forward to the next batch of outstanding talent continuing to emerge through our pathways.”

The team is: 

 

STATE & NUMBER

NAME

SCHOOL

1

ACT #1 

Nic Cotric

Erindale College

2

NSWCHS # 5  

Mawene Hiroti

Matraville Sports High School

3

NSWCHS #15 

Zac Lomax

Figtree High School

4

NSWCHS #3

Tuimavave Afualo

Westfields Sports High School

5

NSWCCC #2

Campbell Graham

Marcellin College Randwick

6

NSWCCC #6 

Lachlan Lam

Marcellin College Randwick

7

NSWCCC #7 

Sean O’Sullivan

Patrician Brothers’ College Blacktown

8

NSWCHS #8

Pasami Saulo

Hunter Sports High School

9

NSWCCC #9   

Blake Brailey

Aquinas Catholic College Menai

10

Queensland #11 

Thomas Mikaele

Keebra Park State High School

11

ACT #10

Daniel Kerr

Erindale College

12

NSWCCC #14

Josh Curran

Patrician Brothers’ College Blacktown

13

NSWCHS #13

Sean Keppie

Westfields Sports High School

14

NSWCHS #1      

Dean Blore

The Hills Sports High School

15

NSWCHS #9

Reece Robson

Endeavour Sports High School

16

Queensland #10

Payne Haas

Keebra Park State High School

17

NSWCCC #17

Michael Tupou

Patrician Brothers’ College Blacktown

(team updted July 29 - Daniel Kerr has replaced Brodie Jones)

 
First Test: Australian Schoolboys v England Academy
Sunday, July 31 – 2pm
Dolphin Oval Redcliffe, Queensland

Second Test: Australian Schoolboys v England Academy
Saturday, August 6 – 1.15pm
Southern Cross Group Stadium
Captain Cook Drive, Woolooware, NSW 

See the Gallery and Results from the 2016 Australian Schoolboys Under 18 Championship 

Read the preview of the 2016 Australian Schoolboys Under 18 Championship