Mahoney named in Junior Kangaroos side

Parramatta Eels hooker Reed Mahoney has been named in the Junior Australian Kangaroos side to play France at WIN Stadium, Wollongong on Friday 25 October.

Junior Kangaroos coach Neil Henry confirmed his side today and for the first time, every player selected in the Junior Kangaroos will have played in the NRL Telstra Premiership following the decision to increase selection of players from under 20 years of age to under 23 years of age.

The Junior Kangaroos match against France will be one of three matches featuring Australian sides, with the Harvey Norman Jillaroos and Australian Kangaroos to also play their matches against the Kiwi Ferns and Kiwis respectively.

Junior Kangaroos 18 man squad:

1. Ryan Papenhuyzen Melbourne Storm
2. Campbell Graham South Sydney Rabbitohs
3. Curtis Scott Melbourne Storm
4. Brad Parker Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
5. Reuben Garrick Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
6. Kalyn Ponga Newcastle Knights
7. Brodie Croft Melbourne Storm
8. Corey Horsburgh Canberra Raiders
9. Reed Mahoney Parramatta Eels
10. Thomas Flegler Brisbane Broncos
11. David Fifita Brisbane Broncos
12. Angus Crichton Sydney Roosters
13. Victor Radley Sydney Roosters
14. AJ Brimson Gold Coast Titans
15. Nat Butcher Sydney Roosters
16. Emre Guler Canberra Raiders
17. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui Melbourne Storm
18. Paul Momirovski Wests Tigers
Head Coach: Neil Henry