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U19’s State of Origin Team Lists: New South Wales v Queensland

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Official squads and team lists for the men’s and women’s Under 19’s State of Origin between New South Wales and Queensland.

U/19’s State of Origin

Thursday, June 20 at Leichhardt Oval

  • 5.45pm – Women’s, NSW U/19’s v QLD U/19’s
  • 7.45pm – Men’s, NSW U/19’s v QLD U/19’s

U/19’s Men’s Origin Team Lists

New South Wales: Raiders fullback Chevy Stewart is back for a second year after making his NRL debut in Round 6. Brothers Jesse and Casey McLean will also be two players to watch with the Panthers NSW Cup duo set to share an edge after being named at centre and wing. Roosters playmaker Jake Elliott has been named at five-eighth alongside Bulldogs junior Mitchell Woods at halfback. Matt Arthur, son of former Eels coach Brad, has got the jump at hooker while the Roosters’ Round 13 NRL debutant Blake Steep has been named at lock.

Queensland: Cowboys rookie Jaxon Purdue has been named at fullback after starring in his NRL debut in Round 13. Fellow debutant Jamal Shibasaki has been named at second row alongside Redcliffe Dolphins forward Zac Garton. Melbourne’s Stanley Huen will return at five-eighth for a second year alongside new halves partner Coby Black. Michael Waqa will start at prop after coming off the bench in last year’s loss to NSW while Mutua Brown has been named at No. 14 after featuring at fullback in 2023.

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U/19’s Women’s Origin Team Lists

New South Wales: Dragons rising stars Indie Bostock, Kasey Reh, Charlotte Basham, Ella Koster and Bronte Wilson have all been named, along with Chelsea Savill, Evie McGrath and Hope Millard, who were all part of the Steelers’ Tarsha Gale-winning side earlier this year. Knights development player Lilly-Ann White will don the number one jumper with NRLW teammate Evie Jones at five-eighth.

Queensland: Titans phenom Rilee Jorgensen headlines a formidable forward pack including Roosters NRLW rookie Imogen Hei, Cowboys prop Lily Peacock and Titans teammate Matekino Gray. Broncos development trio Montana Hudson, Reegan Hicks and Shaylee Joseph are all included, while halfback Skyla Adams will use the opportunity to stake her claims for the Brisbane seven jersey this season. 

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