Eight Eels named in NSW U18 Origin squad
Eight Parramatta Eels players have been named in the 2017 NSW Under-18 squad, with a final team set to take on Queensland Under-18 in the Origin II curtain-raiser on 21 June.
The eight players are Filia Utoikamanu, Oregon Kaufusi, Valance Harris, Kyle Schneider, Noel Aukafolau, John Fonua, Ethan Parry, John Paul Nohra.
NSW will look to secure back-to-back victories following a convincing 26-0 display in 2016.
The squad will meet for training on 24 May and 7 June prior to the final team selection on 10 June.
They will then go into camp on 16 June to prepare for the match against Queensland.
Congratulations to the eight young Eels selected in the squad!
The 2017 NSW Under-18 squad is as follows:
Alex Seyfarth - Balmain Tigers
Brandon Wakeham - Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Sebastian Kris - Canberra Raiders
Elih Jackson - Central Coast Roosters
Teig Wilton - Cronulla Sharks
Luke Metcalf - Cronulla Sharks
James Roumanos - Cronulla Sharks
Jaeman Salmon - Cronulla Sharks
Bronson Xerri - Cronulla Sharks
Harry Fitzhugh - Brisbane Broncos
Bailey Dickenson - Illawarra Steelers
Zac Lomax - Illawarra Steelers
Tyson Simpson - Illawarra Steelers
Mathew Croker - Newcastle Knights
Filia Utoikumanu - Parramatta Eels
Oregon Kaufusi - Parramatta Eels
Valance Harris - Parramatta Eels
Kyle Schneider - Parramatta Eels
Noel Aukafolau - Parramatta Eels
John Fonua - Parramatta Eels
Ethan Parry - Parramatta Eels
John Paul Nohra - Parramatta Eels
Lindsay Smith - Penrith Panthers
Daine Laurie - Penrith Panthers
Joshua Curran - Sydney Roosters
Jake Kambos - Sydney Roosters
Dwayne Fuimaono - Sydney Roosters
Jake Hazard - Sydney Roosters
Daniel Fifita - South Sydney Rabbitohs