St George Illawarra Dragons National Youth Competition team duo Blake Lawrie and Reuben Garrick are excited to represent the NSW Blues U18 Player Pathway squad for the fixture against the Queensland Maroons at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

The Illawarra Steelers SG Ball garduates Blake Lawrie and Reuben Garrick are both part of a 19-man squad selected by Head Coach Todd Payten.

The NSW Blues U18 squad are in the midst of their preparations and will compete against their interstate rivals in the curtain raiser fixture prior to the second State of Origin fixture.

Blake Lawrie (Illawarra Steelers)
Reuben Garrick (Illawarra Steelers)
Cade Cust (Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles)
Jesse Ramien (Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles)
Billy Bainbridge (Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles)
Brock Lamb (Newcastle Knights)
Jack Cogger (Newcastle Knights)
Brodie Jones (Newcastle Knights)
Reimis Smith (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
Gabriel Hamlin (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Cam Murray (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Ray Stone (Western Suburbs Magpies)
Billy Magoulis (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks)
Daniel Vasquez (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks)
Curtis Scott (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks)
Brock Ilet (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks)
Ryan Papenhuyzen (Balmain Tigers)
Daniel Peck (Balmain Tigers)
Sam Elliot (Northern Rivers)