The North Queensland Marlins Men’s representative team has been selected to play against QRL Central Region and two South East Queensland regional teams at Southport on June 1 and 2.
These teams were selected after the highly successful Foley Shield and Northern Region Women’s Championships held in Townsville on May 4-5.
QRL Northern manager Scott Nosworthy congratulated the three teams who participated - Cairns, Townsville and Mackay and particularly Townsville, who had to play two games on one day.
Mackay won both games defeating Townsville 20-16 and a then had a thriller against Cairns 26-22 with a try after the siren.
Cairns defeated Townsville on Saturday 34-18, but were gallant in defeat against Mackay on Sunday.
Marlins Open Men's representative team
Jack Campagnolo (Cairns)
Ty Carucci (Townsville)
Terrence Casey-Douglas (Cairns)
Cephas Chinfat (Cairns)
Davin Crampton (Townsville)
Jesse Dee (Mackay)
Joe Eichner (Cairns)
Taulata Fakalelu (Cairns)
Patrick Gallen (Cairns)
Tyler Gardiner (Mackay)
Rod Griffin (Townsville)
Chippie Korostchuk (Towsnville)
Samuel Martin (Townsville)
Schae Mawer (Mackay)
Samsen O'Neill (Townsville)
Ivan Petelo (Mackay)
Harold Snell (Mackay)
Steven Tatipata (Cairns)
Nathan Trail (Townsville)
Coach: Ian Schifilliti
Assistant coach: Cameron Miller
Manager: Peter Narducci
Trainers: Brett Sartor and Morgan Regan
Main image: the 2018 Northern Marlin's men's team