Central Crows unveil team
RUGBY LEAGUE: Central Crows Meninga squad has now been named.
After months of speculation and trials, the U18 Mal Meninga 2017 squad has released its team list.
Trials in Roma, Kingaroy and Bundaberg saw almost 100 players take part, creating a headache for coaches who had to narrow the field to just 30 players.
Roma has made the cut with two players in the top 30.
Tom Eddie and Nathan Callaghan will represent Roma.
Chinchilla had two players chosen in Benji Neliman and Kade Tennyson and Kingaroy, Blackbutt and Clermont will field four between them, with another fourt coming from Point Vernon, Hervey Bay and Nanango.
Three players from Maryborough were chosen.
The lions share of the players have come from Bundaberg and Gladstone.
Bundaberg had five players chosen while Gladstone also had five, one third of the squad.
Boyne Island, Emerald and Tannum Sands made up the remainder of the squad.
The team officials also boast a roster of experience.
Coach Mal Mcmillan from Roma will steer the players and assistant coaches Bob Boon (Hervey Bay) and Darren Cook (Bundaberg) are bound to make his job easier.
Manager for the side is Chairmain Acton.
The Central Crows extended their thanks to the entire trial squad who's high standard is set a new bar for this years playing squad.
Roma State School Middle Campus and PC received a special thanks for their role during the trials as well as the family and friends who helped players get to the grounds.