Cross Named In NSW U16s Origin Squad

St George Illawarra Dragons junior representative Jack Cross has been selected for the NSW U16 State of Origin squad to face the Queensland Maroons at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane next Wednesday.

The Illawarra Steelers Harold Matthew's player is part of an 18-man squad to be coached by Dragons National Youth Competition co-Head Coaches Ben Hornby and Dean Young.

Jack Cross - Illawarra Steelers
Matt Cooper - Newcastle Knights
Nikola Cotric - Canberra Raiders
Sione Hopoate - Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
Jessie Abbott - Penrith Panthers
Katoni Staggs - CRL Wellington Cowboys
Hosea Leuea - Western Suburbs Magpies
Brendan O'Hagan - Newcastle Knights
Emre Guler - South Sydney Rabbitohs
Tom Starling - Newcastle Knights
Brodie Jones - Newcastle Knights
Kurtis Dark - Newcastle Knights
Jai Whitbread - CRL South Tweed Bears
Cameron Murray - South Sydney Rabbitohs
Ryan Papenhuyzen - Balmain Tigers
Giordan Patea - Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs
Dion Solaese - Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs
Mosese Suli - Balmain Tigers

The team will assemble at the NSWRL Centre of Excellence, Sydney Academy of Sport, Wakehurst Parkway Narrabeen on Saturday for four days in camp.