Illawarra Squads Announced For Steel City Challenge

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The Illawarra Rugby League Board of Management wish to congratulate the following players who have been selected in the Open Age and Colts squads to take on Newcastle in the Steel City Challenge on Sunday, 16 May at Collegians Sports Complex.

The Open Age squad, to be coached by Wade Forrester, will gather at Collegians Sports Complex on Wednesday, 5 May and Wednesday, 12 May at 6.30pm to prepare for their fixture.

Training for the Colts Development Squad will commence on Wednesday, 28 April 6.30pm at Hollymount Park, Woonona and continue on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6.30pm. The squad will be trimmed to 19 players.

Both squads were selected from their respective Mojo Homes Illawarra Cup competition.


·       11.15 Illawarra v Newcastle (Colts)

·       12.45pm City v Country

·       2.30pm Illawarra v Newcastle (Open Age)


Open Age Squad Colts Squad

• Alec Reid • Jackson Willis • Josh Dowell • Liam Cassidy • Tom Angel • Jarrod Thompson • Blake Phillips • Jake Fitzgerald


• Liam Scot


• Hayden Crosland • Scott Galeano • Tarje Whitford • Ryan Fletcher

Western Suburbs

• Colby Pellow • Mitch Porter • Jackson Walsh • Joseph Dickson • Dylan Laurie



• Max Devlin • Ayzac Bowman • Carlin Deane • Jace Barnes Corrimal • Declan Purcell • Gibb Marshall • Bailey Simmons


• Harrison Chater • Riley Ford • Aiden Gaffey • Tom Gaffey • Jackson Penny Helensburgh • Josh Briggs • Jacob Masters • Tully Mackay


• Kaleb Hocking • Jye Patterson • Nelson Sharp • Josh Martin • Ammon Cairney

Western Suburbs

• Taj Amone • Brock Sepulveda • Max Barnes • Jordan McGrath • Braith Lawrence Foye

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