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QUEENSLAND UNDER 16 TEAM
Monday, 9 May - 2011
FIVE players who took part in last Saturday's Cyril Connell Cup grand final at Langlands Park were today named in the Queensland Under 16 team.
Duncan Paiaaua, Harry Pondekas and Jarrod Earle from the Central Comets and Brendan McBryde and Eric Blair from the victorious Easts Tigers were selected in the team to take on the NSW Under 16 side.
The match will be played before Game 1 of the Harvey Norman State of Origin series at Suncorp Stadium on May 25.
The Queensland team includes talented winger Ryan Mitchell, who has the added honour of being the first player selected for higher representative honours from the Central Division side that contested the Cyril Connell Cup for the first time this year.
The Queensland side will assemble at Robertson Gardens on Friday, May 20 at 10am.
Queensland Under 16 Team
1. Paul Byrnes Townsville Stingers
2. Ryan Mitchell Central United
3. Josh Birch Norths Devils
4. Brenko Lee Souths Logan
5. Shaun Hudson Gold Coast Green
6. Nathan Wilson Gold Coast Green
7. Duncan Paiaaua Central Comets
8. James Iodice Gold Coast Green
9. Jayden Berrell Gold Coast Gold
10. Sam Gee Gold Coast Green
11. Luke Bateman Souths Logan
12. Harry Pondekas Central Comets
13. Jai Arrow Gold Coast Gold
14. Tyson Cleal Redcliffe Dolphins
15. Jarrod Earle Central Comets
16. Brendan McBryde Easts Tigers
17. Eric Blair Easts Tigers
Coach: Scott Dunshea
Manager: Tony Dixon