Steelers quartet named in Under-18s NSW squad

Four Illawarra Steelers representatives have been selected in the New South Wales Under-18s Blues squad to take on the Queensland as the curtain raiser to State of Origin I on Wednesday, June 5.

Following their SG Ball  triumph over the Sea Eagles, Tyrell Sloan, Jayden Sullivan and twins Matthew and Max Feagai will all wear the sky blue jersey as they look to claim NSW's fourth-straight win at Under 18s level.

The players will be under the guidance of former Blues hooker Michael Ennis and NRL journeyman Todd Lowrie where they will gain valuable experience to add to an already memorable year. 

New South Wales Under-18s Origin team –

  • Bradman Best (Newcastle Knights)
  • Mitchell Black (Newcastle Knights)
  • Oliver Clements (Central Coast Roosters)
  • Sione Fainu (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  • Matthew Feagai (Illawarra Steelers)
  • Max Feagai (Illawarra Steelers)
  • Siua Fotu (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  • Noah Griffiths (Bathurst Panthers/Melbourne Storm)
  • David Hollis (Parramatta Eels)
  • Sam Hughes (Parramatta Eels)
  • Trey Mooney (Parramatta Eels)
  • Viliami Penisini (Parramatta Eels)
  • Joshua Schuster (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  • Tyrell Sloan (Illawarra Steelers)
  • Jayden Sullivan (Illawarra Steelers)
  • Jackson Topine (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
  • Ben Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  • Alec Tuitavake (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  • Junior Tupou (Canberra Raiders)
  • Kaeo Weekes (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)

Coaches: Michael Ennis