A quartet of young Panthers have been named in the NSW Under-18 squad to face Queensland in the Origin I curtain-raiser in Melbourne next Wednesday.
NSW U18s coach Mark O'Meley selected Panthers SG Ball representatives Shawn Blore, Hayden Bonnano, Spencer Leniu and Maurice Trindall in his 20-man squad.
The Under-18s State of Origin clash will kick off at 5.15pm on Wednesday, 6 June.
NSW UNDER-18 SQUAD
Tallis Angiana (Central Coast Roosters)
Jalal Bazzaz (Illawarra Steelers)
Bradman Best (Newcastle Knights)
Shawn Blore (Penrith Panthers)
Hayden Bonanno (Penrith Panthers)
Egan Butcher (Sydney Roosters)
Phoenix Crossland (Newcastle Knights)
Matthew Doorey (Parramatta Eels)
Duwayne Fuimaono (Sydney Roosters)
Brock Gardner (Newcastle Knights)
Ryan Gray (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
Spencer Leniu (Penrith Panthers)
Jock Madden (Newcastle Knights)
John-Paul Nohra (Parramatta Eels)
Jaron Purcell (Newcastle Knights)
Jason Saab (St George Dragons)
Tommy Talau (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
Maurice Trindall (Penrith Panthers)
Stefano Utoikamanu (Parramatta Eels)
Bronson Xerri (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks)