The friendly interstate rivalry between NSW and Queensland will be on show at the Home of the NSW Junior Blues, Cabramatta Bowling Club when the Junior Blues take on the banana-benders in an Under 18 Test Series on 7, 8 and 9 July.
The Under 18 Interstate Series are played as a 5-A-Side series. Each Test is played over two sessions, one featuring singles & fours and the other played as pairs and triples.
A Boys Side and Girls Side will each compete for the coveted trophy, honours split in last year’s series after each State won one series.
The series kicks off on Sunday 7 July with opening rubbers of the First Test (pairs & triples) and then continues on Monday 8 July from 9AM with the second half of the First Test. The Second Test will also be played on Monday 8 July, matches starting at 12.30PM & 3.15PM. The Third Test will wrap up the series on Tuesday 9 July, matches start 8.30AM and 11.15AM. First test gets underway 2.30 on Sunday 7th of July.
New South Wales Sides
Boys: Connor Freeman (Raymond Terrace), Bailey Meti (Ettalong), Toby Peters -Warilla), Michael Phillips (Merrylands), Jordan Thompson (Gulgong)
Girls: Brittany Camp (Armidale Ex-Services), Mia Hotson (Cabramatta), Rebekah Lord (St Johns Park), Zoe Stewart (West Tamworth), Erin Swatridge (Cabramatta)
Boys: Nick Cahill (Bargara), Ty Jesberg (Longreach), Kane Nelson (Belmont Services), Shane Rideout (Monto), Jake Rynne (North Toowoomba)
Girls: Zayah Morgan (Enoggera), Hannah Ogden (Burnett), Breeanna Pegg (Burnett), Olivia Rothwell (Enoggera), Caysee Wilson (Kawana)