Eels and Wentworthville Magpies forward Daniel Alvaro in action for the Magpies against the Warriors. Photo by Shane Wenzlick, copyright nrlphotos.com

The VB NSW Cup Representative Team has been announced today for the annual interstate clash against the Queensland Residents team at Tapout Energy Stadium on Sunday 3 May.

Eels forward Daniel Alvaro has been announced in the 19 man squad whilst Wentworthville Mapgies Head Coach Brett Cook has been named as the VB NSW Cup Side Assistant Coach.

The VB NSW Cup Representative Team, featuring the best up-and-coming players from the VB NSW Cup, enter camp on Wednesday night before flying to Brisbane on Thursday.

VB NSW Cup Representative side:
 
1. Nathan Gardner      (Newtown/Cronulla)
2. Mitch Brown           (Newtown/Cronulla)
3. Levi Dodd                 (Canterbury)
4. Peter Mata’utia      (Illawarra/St George Illawarra)
5. Chanel Mata’utia    (Newcastle)
6. Darren Nicholls       (North Sydney/South Sydney)
7. Mitch Cornish         (Mounties/Canberra)
8. Sam Anderson         (Penrith)
9. Mitch Williams (C)  (Wyong/Sydney Roosters)
10. Danny Fualalo       (Canterbury)
11. Will Matthews      (Illawarra/St George Illawarra)
12. Mitch Barnett       (Mounties/Canberra)
13. Adam Elliott          (Canterbury)
14. Matt Hyland           (North Sydney/South Sydney)
15. Leilani Latu            (Penrith)
16. Mark Nicholls         (Mounties/Canberra)
17. Nathan Green         (Illawarra/St George Illawarra)
 
18. Daniel Alvaro          (Wentworthville/Parramatta)
19. Nathan Ross            (Newcastle)
 
Coach: Garth Brennan  (Penrith)
Assistant Coach: Brett Cook (Wentworthville)
Manager: Brett McKenna (Wests Tigers)