The Steelers SG Ball, Harold Matts and Tarsha Gale Cup teams have been announced ahead of Round One of the junior representative season this weekend, although the Steelers have a first round bye.
All three teams performed well in pre-season trials against St George, Canberra and Roosters. Head coaches Glenn Buffolin (SG Ball), Aaron McDonald (SG Ball) and Alicia-Kate Hawke (Tarsha Gale) report the squads have been training hard over the off-season and are ready and raring to go after a Covid interrupted season last year.
The Tarsha Gale U18 Girls will play their first home game of the season against the Sydney Roosters Indigenous Academy in Round Two but we will have to wait until Round Five to see the boys at home after an away stretch against the Roosters, Raiders and Eels.
We have three triple headers scheduled at home during the season, with all three team playing at Collegians Sporting Complex:
- Rd 5 – 6 March
- Rd 6 – 13 March
- Rd 9 – 3 April
SG Ball Squad: Dilan Asanoski, Trey Barlow, Travis Barrett-Hancock, Jack Bostock, Clive Brett, Syddarys Cassidy, Tyson Duff, Trent Griffiths, Ben Lavender, Alex Lobb, Bryce Magnone, Viliami Mahe, Declan Manago, Brandon Morkos, Jack Owens, Toby Peters, Tom Phillips, Cooper Roberts, Tyrone Roberts, Jackson Shereb, Cooper Tunbridge, Phoenix Vetenibua-Finnerty, Jacob Webster, Blake Wellington, Riley Wooden.
SG Ball Coaching Staff: Glenn Buffolin (Head Coach); Dean Callaway (Assist Coach + Trainer – Blue) Peter Dalley (Head Trainer – Orange) Andrew Bray (Team Manager + Trainer – Yellow) David Burke (Head S&C Coach) Jarryd Pepper (S & C Coach)
Harold Matthews Squad: Viliami Amone, Ethan Cliff, Kynan Clough, Riley Costello, Dylan Egan, Roy Fenukitau, Taj Ford, Kane Graham, Te Umuariki Heremia-Tukere, Kyan Hjaltason, Neason Jha-Langley, Jaxon Lavender, Callum Leikvoll, Jahream JC Lole Ngarima, Zakariya Maarbani, Paul Mahanidis, Wesley Pring, Jack Quine, Bryden Rutledge, Jasper Scobie, Kristian Sekuljica, Balunn Simon, Hamish Stewart, Palu Tausala, Sean Trindall, James Walsh, Ashton Ward.
Harold Matthews Coaching Staff: Aaron McDonald (Head Coach); Paul Hatchell (Assist Coach); Nathan McDonald (Team Manager); Jason Clough (Head Trainer – Orange); Rodney Morgan (Trainer – Yellow): Simon Foster (Trainer – Blue); Dave Lambert (Head S & C Coach); Simone James (S & C Intern)
Tarsha Gale Squad: Sian Allen, Teagan Berry, Mollie Bonham, Alivia Brown, Keele Browne, Ula-mari Time-Cribb, Jemma Gallagher, Tiana Graham, Tiana Kore, Keeley Kopara, Mackenzie Lear, Shante Lenartowicz, Annabel McDonald, Checoby Murray, Salma Nour, Jordyn Preston, Lily Rogan, Riley Scott, Madysson Shoemark, Madi Singleton, April Stevens, Rose Lina Tafengatoto (Angie Tau), Chantel Tugaga, Olivia Vale, Alex Wallace.
Harold Matthews Coaching Staff: Alicia-Kate Hawke (Head Coach); Courtney Crawford (Assist Coach + Trainer – Blue); Tammy Fletcher (Team Manager + Trainer – Yellow); Pamela Goodridge (Head Trainer – Orange); Eric Den Hartog (S & C Coach).
Round 2 fixtures, Saturday 13 February
Mascot Oval, Sydney
- 11.30am – Harold Matthews v Roosters
1.00pm – SG Ball v Roosters
Ziems Park, Corrimal
- 12.30pm – Tarsha Gale v Roosters
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Thanks to our partners Coastwide Engineering, Boab Services, CBC and Pims Mining Group for their ongoing support of our ‘Nursery of Champions’.