St George Illawarra junior representative players Jason Saab and Jalal Bazzaz have been selected to represent the Australian Schoolboys over in England later this year.

Bazzaz and Saab – who represented the Illawarra Steelers and St George Dragons SG Ball sides in 2018 respectively – have earned yet another representative honour following their selection in the New South Wales Under-18s side.

Jalal Bazzaz in action for the Illawarra Steelers against Saab's Dragons earlier in 2018
Jalal Bazzaz in action for the Illawarra Steelers against Saab's Dragons earlier in 2018

Director of Rugby League Pathways and List Management Ian Millward discusses in the above video why Bazzaz and Saab's selection for the Australian Schoolboys is important for the Dragons.

2018 Australian Schoolboys squad

  • Max Altus – Farrer Memorial Agricultural College, Tamworth
  • Jalal Bazzaz – Illawarra Sports High, Berkeley
  • Bradman Best – Brisbane Waters Secondary College, Woy Woy
  • Zac Cini – St Dominic's College, Penrith
  • Juwan Compain – Palm Beach Currumbin State High, Gold Coast
  • Stephen Crichton – Patrician Brothers College, Blacktown
  • Harry Croker – Taree High School
  • Tom Dearden - Palm Beach Currumbin State High, Gold Coast
  • Matthew Doorey – Westfields Sports High, Fairfield West
  • Ryan Gray – De La Salle College – Revesby Heights
  • Jock Madden – All Saints College, Maitland
  • Luca Moretti – Waverley College
  • Ratu Nanovo – Cambridge Park High
  • Tesi Niu – Marsden State High, Logan
  • Franklin Pele – Endeavour Sports High, Caringbah
  • Jason Saab – Westfields Sports High, Fairfield West
  • Tommy Talau – Westfields Sports High, Fairfield West
  • Jayden Tanner – Patrician Brothers College, Blacktown
  • Beni Teaupa – Holy Cross College, Ryde
  • Star To'a – Newcastle High
  • Bronson Xerri – Endeavour Sports High, Caringbah