A fifth Eels Harold Matthews Cup player selected for NSW Origin

A fifth Pirtek Parramatta Eels Harold Matthews Cup player has been added to the NSW Under 16s Origin side to play this Wednesday night - the most of any club.


Jarron Costelloe will join Michael Doolan, SImon Fonua, Mark Griffiths and Joey Tramontana in Origin camp, having been named as 18th man.


The NSW side will play the Queensland Under 16s team at ANZ Stadium on June 5, prior to the first NRL State of Origin match.


Congratulations to all five boys - it's a fantastic achievement.


Also a big congratulations to Glen Vanderwert, who has been selected as the team Manager - Glen was the manager of the very successful Harold Matthews Cup premiership winning side.





Here is the full NSW Under 16s Representative side.


Nat Butcher - South Sydney Rabbitohs

Jack Cogger - Newcastle Knights

Michael Doolan - Parramatta Eels

Simon Fonua - Parramatta Eels

Robbie Graham - Penrith Panthers

Mark Griffiths - Parramatta Eels

Gabriel Hamlin - South Sydney Rabbitohs

Ryan King - Illawarra Steelers

Brock Lamb - Newcastle Knights

Blake Lawrie - Illawarra Steelers

Latrell Mitchell - Central Coast Centurions

Pifeleti Pifeleti - Balmain Tigers

Jessie Ramien - Manly Warringah Sea Eagles

Ethan Roberts - South Grafton Rebels

Reimis Smith - South Sydney Rabbitohs

Ray Stone - Western Suburbs Magpies

Joey Tramontana - Parramatta Eels

18th man: Jarron Costelloe - Parramatta Eels


Coach: Dave Howlett - Cronulla Sharks

Manager: Glen Vanderwert - Parramatta Eels