Rabbitohs ready to light up National Champs

This weekend some of the best female Rugby League players will go head-to-head in the inaugural Women's National Championships with South Sydney Rabbitohs stars featuring prominently at the tournament.

Six teams will feature at the tournament kicking off at Owen Park, Stockport this weekend with NSW City, NSW Country, Queensland City, Queensland Country, Australian Defence Force and the Combined Affiliated States ready to do battle.

The matchups are set to be fiery with many of the women eyeing up a potential Origin call-up.

The teams have been separated in two pools with NSW Country, Queensland City and the Australian Defence Force in pool 1 and NSW City Queensland Country and the Affiliated states in pool 2.

Plenty of Rabbitohs stars will feature in the tournament with players lining up for NSW City and for NSW Country.

Each Red and Green player will be looking to bring their good 2018 form into the match and will definitely be looking forward to grabbing training paddock bragging rights for when they return.

For all the details on the Women's National Championship please see below.

Pools

Pool 1 Pool 2 
NSW Country   NSW City 
QLD City  QLD Country 
Australian Defence Force Combined Affiliated States

 

Draw

Day one: Friday 1 June

12pm - NSW City v Combined Affiliated States

1.15pm - QLD City v Australian Defence Force

3.45pm - Touch Football exhibition

4.45pm - Combined Affiliated States v QLD Country

6pm - Australian Defence Force v NSW Country

Day Two: Saturday 2 June 

11am - QLD Country v NSW City

12.15pm - QLD City v NSW Country

Day Three: Sunday 3 June

10am - 3rd place v 3rd place

11.15am - 2nd place v 2nd place

1.15pm - 1st place v first place

 

Teams

NSW City: Taleena Simon, Jess Sergis, Corban McGregor, Shontelle Stowers, Patricia Raikadroka, Lavina O'Mealey, Maddie Studdon, Chloe Caldwell, Rebecca Riley, Elianna Walton, Jackie-Anne Tahu, Eliza Wilson, Grace Uluiburotu, Nita Maynard, Montana Fonua, Courtney Yassarie, Karol-Ann Tanevesi, Quincy Dodd, Teina Clark, Sharnita Woodman, Kate Mullaly, Christine Pauli. Coach: Steve Kelly.

NSW Country: Emma Young, Eunice Grimes, Georgina Brooker, Holli Wheeler, Isabelle Kelly, Jayme Fressard, Kyara Nean, Kezie Apps, Kylie Hilder, Melanie Howard, Mikayla Malaki, Nakia Davis-Welsh, Ngalika Barker, Rebecca Young, Rikeya Horne, Ruan Sims, Samantha Bremner, Shakiah Tungai, Sharon McGrady, Vanessa Foliaki, Keeley Davis, Taylah Gray, Hannah Southwell. Coach: Matt Parish.

Queensland Country: Chelsea Baker, Rhiannon Revell-Blair, Kody House, Zeah Lane, Krystal Sulter, Levinia Robinson, Lana Sheedy, Stephanie Gallagher, Brittany Breayley, Steph Hancock, Ellie Stitt, Rangimarie Edwards-Bruce, Kate Haren, Vassa Hunter, Mariah Storch, Jazmyn Taumafi, Deborah Barchard, Annette Brander, Sharnah Komene, Samartha Leisha, Sarah Field, Brianna Clark. Coach: Alan McIndoe.

Queensland City: Ali Brigginshaw, Karina Brown, Maitua Feterika, Tazmin Gray, Grace Griffin, Tallisha Harden, Amelia Kuk, Chelsea Lenaduzzi, Tarnisha Lyons, Asipau Mafi, Sasha Mahuika, Taylor Mapusua, Laken Paitai, Rona Peters, Amber Pilley, Courtney Robinson, Frieda Faulato, Canecia Sims, Lucy Yakapo, Zahara Temara. Coach: Tahnee Morris.

Australian Defence Force: Meg Ward, Julia Robinson, Nicola Emsley, Sarah Riorden, Paige-Louise Condon, Nicole Hall, Shannon Evans, Morgan Higgins, Michaela Peck, Bree-Anne Cheatham, Nicole King, Talesha Quinn, Lucy Lockhart, Terri-Anne Ellis, Gemma Hauck, Emmalyne Mitchell, Alison Dennis, Danielle Cahill, Courtney Frankl, Breana Miller, Amber-Marie Nicol, Hayley Hunter. Coach: Darren Joseph.

Combined Affiliated States: Keisha Marshall, Charis Ulu Peniata, Danyel Davan, Jean-Shannel Robati, Latoniya Norris, Te Aroha Hapuku, Kailey Thompson, Layna Nona Busch, Katrina Edwards, Oneata Schwalger, Najvada George, Patrice Mareikura, Anneka Stephens, Juraea Turner, Cara Lucky, Melissa Thomas, Melody Wehipeihana, Lydia Turua-Quedley, Chanelle Edwards, Harley Carstairs. Coach: John Wilson.

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