Four young Newcastle Knights talents have been named as part of the 2018 under-18 Australian Schoolboys side.
The 22-man squad was announced following the conclusion of the ASSRL 18 Years Championships held in Kingscliff this week.
Bradman Best, Starford Toa, Jock Madden and Harry Croker all secured a spot in the squad after an impressive week of football where NSW CCC beat NSW CHS in the final.
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Best and Toa are outside backs who starred in the Knights' SG Ball side, while Croker is a backrower and Madden a half.
They will tour England for four weeks between November and December.
2018 Australian Schoolboys squad:
Max Altus (Farrer Memorial Agricultural High, Tamworth – NSWCHS)
Jalal Bazzaz (Illawarra Sports High – NSWCHS)
Bradman Best (Brisbane Waters Secondary College – NSWCHS)
Zachary Cini (St Dominic's College, Kingswood – NSWCCC)
Juwan Compain (Palm Beach Currumbin SHS – QSS)
Stephen Crichton (Patrician Brothers College, Blacktown – NSWCCC)
Harry Croker (Taree High – NSWCHS)
Tom Dearden (Palm Beach Currumbin SHS – QSS)
Matthew Doorey (Westfields Sports High – NSWCHS)
Matthew Dragisic (Marist College, Canberra – ACT)
Ryan Gray (De La Salle College, Revesby Heights – NSWCCC)
Jock Madden (All Saints College, Maitland – NSWCCC)
Luca Moretti (Waverley College – NSWCIS)
Ratu Nanovo (Cambridge Park High – NSWCHS)
Fanitesi Niu (Marsden SHS – QSS)
Franklin Pele (Endeavour Sports High – NSWCHS)
Jason Saab (Westfields Sports High – NSWCHS)
Tommy Talau (Westfields Sports High – NSWCHS)
Jayden Tanner (Patrician Brothers College, Blacktown – NSWCCC)
Penisimani Teaupa (Holy Cross College, Ryde – NSWCCC)
Star To'a (Newcastle High – NSWCHS)
Bronson Xerri (Endeavour Sports High – NSWCHS)
Coach: Tony Adam (Victoria University Secondary College – CAS)
Assistant coach: Damien Quinn (St Joseph's College, Tweed Heads – NSWCCC)