The Australian Under 18 Schoolgirls team has been named following the conclusion of the Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League 18 Years National Championships.
In the inaugural year of competition, the championship hosted teams from NSW Combined High Schools, NSW Combined Catholic Colleges, NSW Combined Independent Schools, Queensland Representative Secondary Schools, ACT, Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
Played at Kayo Stadium, the Under 18 Female Championship Final saw NSW Combined High Schools prove far too strong for Queensland Representative Secondary Schools, posting a 36-8 win.
NSWCHS fullback Caley Tallon-Henniker was a star for her side in the final, scoring two quick-fire tries to get the ball rolling at the start of the game, as well as converting five of the seven tries scored in the match.
The Australian Under 18 Schoolgirls are set to feature in a Test later this year.
Australian Under 18 Schoolgirls team
|1||Kayla Henderson||Crestwood High School, Baulkham Hills, NSW|
|2||Casey Tallon-Henniker||Figtree High School, Figtree, NSW|
|3||Indie Bostock||Warilla High School, Barrack Heights, NSW|
|4||Ebony Raftstrand-Smith||Keebra Park State High School, Southport, QLD|
|5||Mercedez Taulelei-Siala||Marsden State High School, Waterford West, QLD|
|6||Evie McGrath||St Mary Star of The Sea, Wollongong, NSW|
|7||Kasey Reh||Figtree High School, Figtree, NSW|
|8||Malaela Su'a||Mabel Park State High School, Slacks Creek, QLD|
|9||Nadia Windleborn||Merrimac State High School, Mermaid Waters, QLD|
|10||Armani-Lea Auvae||Murrumba State Secondary College, Murrumba Downs, QLD|
|11||Aliyah Nasio||Kingswood High School, Kingswood, NSW|
|12||Charlotte Basham||Illawarra Sports High School, Berkley, NSW|
|13||Tavarna Papalii||Keebra Park State High School, Southport, QLD|
|14||India Seeto||Marsden State High School, Waterford West, QLD|
|15||Tess McWilliams||MacKillop College, Port Macquarie, NSW|
|16||Alice Shannon||Mabel Park State High School, Slacks Creek, QLD|
|17||Reegan Hicks||Australian Christian College Moreton, Caboolture, QLD|
|18||Evie Jones||St Joseph's High School, Aberdeen, NSW|
Coach: Melissa Spero - Warilla High School, Barrack Heights, NSW
Assistant: Coach Elle Moss - St Joseph's College, Toowoomba, QLD
Manager: Scott Whybird - Mareeba State High School, Mareeba, QLD
Trainer: Jayden Best - Stretton State College, Stretton, QLD