St George Illawarra utility Tristan Sailor has been named in the Queensland Under-20s Emerging Origin camp ahead of the January camp.
Justin Hodges will take charge of the 26-man squad, the former Maroons great heading up the high performance camp at the Queensland Academy of Sport training facilities.
There are 10 members of the Queensland Under-20s side who narrowly lost to New South Wales in their annual representative clash earlier this year at Suncorp Stadium, including Sailor.
2018 Queensland Under-20s Emerging Origin squad
Corey Allan – Brisbane Broncos
Nathan Barrett – NQ Cowboys
Logan Bayliss - NQ Cowboys
Eddie Blacker – Brisbane Broncos
AJ Brimson – Gold Coast Titans
Gerome Burns – Brisbane Broncos
Pat Carrigan – Brisbane Broncos
Michael Carroll – NQ Cowboys
Jake Clifford – NQ Cowboys
Tom Flegler – Brisbane Broncos
Louis Geraghty – Melbourne Storm
Harry Grant – Melbourne Storm
J'maine Hopgood – Penrith Panthers
Corey Horsburgh – Canberra Raiders
Sam Johnstone – South Sydney Rabbitohs
Lachlan Lam – Sydney Roosters
Tom Mikaele – Wests Tigers
Ronaldo Mulitalo – Cronulla Sharks
Apiata Noema – Gold Coast Titans
Tristan Sailor – St George Illawarra Dragons
Gehamat Shibasaki – Brisbane Broncos
Tom Skinner – Penrith Panthers
Murray Taulagi – NQ Cowboys
Enari Tuala- NQ Cowboys
Kurt Wiltshire – NQ Cowboys
Brent Woolf – Brisbane Broncos
Emerging Origin Program history
The QAS Emerging Program was established in January, 2001 by Wayne Bennett to assist talented athletes and coaches achieve excellence. Kevin Walters is the coach of what is now referred to as the Emerging Origin program, and oversees its operation; with each squad given expert coaching and support by experienced staff.