Radradra the lone Blue and Gold in All Stars clash
Dyldam Parramatta Eels winger Semi Radradra will be the lone Blue and Gold Representative in the Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars clash, at Suncorp Stadium on February 13.
For the first time, a World All Stars team will take on the reigning champion Indigenous All Stars team at Suncorp Stadium on February 13, with Semi Radradra named on the wing for the World All Stars side.
Radardra was near speechless at the time of being selected in the side.
“I was excited and really happy. To be honest, words can’t even describe how I felt yesterday when I saw my name in the All Stars team,” Radradra said.
“I’m really happy and I’m looking forward to next year.”
The NRL today announced changes to Radradra's side, with Adam Reynolds, (South Sydney), Jeremy Smith (Newcastle Knights), Michael Ennis (Cronulla Sharks), Jordan Kahu (Brisbane Broncos) and Chris Lawrence (Wests Tigers) added to the squad.
They will replace Trent Hodkinson, Tyson Frizell, Robbie Farah, Lachlan Maranta and Sam Burgess, who have withdrawn from the match.
Eels hooker Nathan Peats was previously selected in the Indigenous All Stars side however withdrew from the squad yesterday. See more details and the Indigenous All Stars squad here.
The World All Stars squad is now as follows:
1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (Warriors)
2 Semi Radradra (Eels)
3 Jarrod Croker (Raiders)
4 Josh Morris (Bulldogs)
5 Antonio Winterstein (Cowboys)
6 Gareth Widdop (Dragons)
7 Adam Reynolds (Rabbitohs)
8 James Graham (Bulldogs)
9 Cameron Smith (Storm)
10 Tom Burgess (Rabbitohs)
11 Jeremy Smith (Knights)
12 Simon Mannering (Warriors)
13 Paul Gallen (Sharks)
14 Michael Ennis (Sharks)
15 Kane Evans (Roosters)
16 Jordan Kahu (Broncos)
17 Chris Lawrence (Wests Tigers)
18 Nene Macdonald (Titans)
19 Trent Merrin Panthers
20 Martin Taupau Sea Eagles