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City-Country teams named

Both sides have been named for this weekend’s City-Country representative fixture at Mudgee’s Glen Willow Regional Sports Stadium.

Mitchell Aubusson has been named captain of the City Origin side, while Paul Gallen has come out of representative retirement to captain the City team.

The St George Illawarra Dragons and Penrith Panthers both have five players each selected across the two teams, with anumber of up and coming players being rewarded for impressive starts to the 2017 season.

The Cronulla Sharks have the next most representatives with four players – including Gallen, Matt Prior, Chad Townsed and Joseph Paulo.

The match will take place at 4pm this Sunday in Mudgee.

 

COUNTRY ORIGIN

vs

CITY ORIGIN

Michael Gordon (Sydney Roosters)

1

Matt Moylan (Penrith Panthers)

Anthony Don (Gold Coast Titans)

2

Clinton Gutherson (Parramatta Eels)

Euan Aitken (Dragons)*

3

Nathan Ross (Newcastle Knights)

Cheyse Blair (Melbourne Storm)

4

Tyrone Peachey (Penrith Panthers)

Brian Kelly (Manly Sea Eagles)

5

Josh Addo-Carr (Melbourne Storm)

Cody Walker (South Sydney)

6

Bryce Cartwright (Penrith Panthers)

Tyrone Roberts (Gold Coast Titans)

7

Chad Townsend (Cronulla Sharks)

Dale Finucane (Melbourne Storm)

8

James Tamou (Penrith Panthers)

Damien Cook (South Sydney)

9

Cameron McInnes (Dragons)

Paul Vaughan (Dragons)

10

Paul Gallen (Cronulla Sharks)

Mitch Aubusson (Sydney Roosters)

11

Curtis Sironen (Manly Sea Eagles)

Kyle Turner (South Sydney)

12

David Gower (Parramatta Eels

Jack De Belin (Dragons)

13

Hame Sele (Dragons)

INTERCHANGE

Connor Watson (Sydney Roosters)

14

Joseph Paulo (Cronulla Sharks)

Matt Prior (Cronulla Sharks)

15

Nathan Cleary (Penrith Panthers)

Tariq Sims (Dragons)

16

Pauli Pauli (Newcastle Knights)

Adam Elliot (Canterbury Bulldogs)

17

Jake Marketo (Dragons)

Daniel Alvaro (Parramatta Eels)

18

 

 

* UPDATE 2PM MONDAY: Euan Aitken has withdrawn form the Country side due to a hamstring injury. No replacement will be brought into the squad, meaning 18th man Daniel Alvaro will be brought into the team.