Alex Willson and Josh Trayhurn of Canowindra both took part in the Southern 15/16s championships staged at Dubbo’s Apex Oval recently.
Country selectors announced the Southern Country side for the Country Rugby League under 16s trial at Morrie Breen Oval, Wyong on June 17 following the championships.
Selected, after two days of high quality Rugby League at the Southern 15s/16s championships staged at Apex Oval Dubbo, the Southern outfit will square off with their Northern counterparts vying for a coveted maroon and gold jumper.
In the feature Southern Cup decider, hosts Group Eleven Western Reds reigned supreme defeating Group Nine 22-16 in the under 16s.
The Reds were justly rewarded at the slection table with six players named in the 17 man squad.
In the under 15s Cup final the Illawarra staved off a gallant Group Twenty outfit 20-10.
In the second tier Trophy pool Group Six advanced in both under 15s and 16s.
And in the Plate championship, Group Sixteen also progressed in both age groups.
Full detailed results including try scorers from the championships are available on the CRL website crlnsw.com.au .
Finalists in the respective tiers to be played at Morrie Breen Oval, Wyong on Saturday June 16 are as follows.
CUP (TOP TIER) FINALISTS
UNDER 16s - GROUP 11 v GROUP 2
UNDER 15s - ILLAWARRA v NEWCASTLE SCHOOL BOYS
TROPHY (2ND TIER) FINALISTS
UNDER 16s - GROUP 6 v GROUP 18
UNDER 15s - GROUP 6 v GROUP 3
PLATE (3rd tier) FINALISTS
UNDER 16s - GROUP 16 v GROUP 4
UNDER 15s - GROUP 16 v Group 19
2012 southern CRL possible/probable under 16s side
1. Ethan Wright (South City Wagga - Group 9)
2. Will Day (South Dubbo Raiders - Group 11)
3. Mitch Browne (Cowra Magpies - Group 10)
4. Sharne Robinson (South City Wagga - Group 9)
5. Cody Parsons (Griffith Waratah Tigers - Group 20)
6. Marshall Sing (South Dubbo Raiders - Group 11)
7. Nick Greenhalgh (Forbes Magpies - Group 11)
8. Andrew Kelleher (Cowra Magpies - Group 10)
9. Hayden Bolam (Forbes Magpies - Group 11)
10. Craig Field (South Dubbo Raiders - Group 11)
11. Troy Armitage-Babry (Wagga Kangaroos - Group 9)
12. Tom Field (South Dubbo Raiders - Group 11)
13. Alex Hanrahan (Blayney Bears - Group 10)
14. Pat Sutton (Mittagong - Group 6)
15. Paora Kemp (Wests - Illawarra)
16. Jai Suckley (Shellharbour Stingrays - Group 7)
17. Jerome Willis (Mittagong - Group 6).