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Posted by RLPA

May 01, 2016

Teams named for City – Country clash

The VB Country Origin and the Kari City Origin teams have been named for this Sunday’s clash in Tamworth.

Country won the trophy in 2015.

VB Country Origin Team

  1. Jack Wighton –Canberra Raiders
  2. Kane Linnett– North Queensland Cowboys
  3. Euan Aitken – St George Illawarra Dragons
  4. Jarrod Croker – Canberra Raiders
  5. Isaah Yeo – Penrith Panthers
  6. James Maloney – Cronulla Sharks
  7. Jack Bird – Cronulla Sharks
  8. Shannon Boyd – Canberra Raiders
  9. Rory Kostjasyn – North Queensland Cowboys  (2 May replaced injured Mitch Rein)
  10. Jack De Belin – St George Illawarra Dragons
  11. Tyson Frizell – St George Illawarra Dragons
  12. Boyd Cordner –  Sydney Roosters
  13. Dale Finucane – Melbourne Storm
  14. Jordan McLean – Melbourne Storm
  15. Paul Vaughan – Canberra Raiders
  16. Tariq Sims – Newcastle Knights
  17. Mitch Aubusson – Sydney Roosters

Coach: Craig Fitzgibbon – Dapto Canaries

Kari City OriginTeam

  1. Clint Gutherson (Parramatta Eels)
  2. David Nofoaluma (Wests Tigers) (2 May replaced Jake Trbojevic who withdrew due to injury)
  3. Aaron Gray South (Sydney Rabbitohs)
  4. Ryan Matterson (Sydney Roosters)
  5. Josh Mansour (Penrith Panthers)
  6. Aidan Sezer (Canberra Raiders)
  7. Chad Townsend (Cronulla Sharks)
  8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard (Penrith Panthers)
  9. Nathan Peats (Parramatta Eels)
  10. Leilani Latu (Penrith Panthers)
  11. Chris Lawrence (Wests Tigers)
  12. Bryce Cartwright (Penrith Panthers)
  13. Nathan Brown (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  14. Addin Fonua-Blake (Manly Sea Eagles)
  15. Tyrone Peachey (Penrith Panthers)
  16. Curtis Sironen (Wests Tigers)
  17. Kyle Lovett (Wests Tigers)
  18. Tom Symonds (Manly Sea Eagles)

Coach: Brad Fittler

Photo: James Maloney was captain of the Country side that claimed the trophy in 2015. ( 

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