Bailey Hayward

For the first time since 2019, the junior representative season has come to a close with all competitions being completed without issue.

Below is a full rundown of this season’s premiers, the rep game winners and all the individual awards handed out.


New South Wales
Jersey Flegg Cup (U21):
Penrith Panthers (def. Newcastle 19-18)
SG Ball Cup (U19): Penrith Panthers (def. Sydney 22-20)
Tarsha Gale Cup (U19): Sydney Roosters (def. Newcastle 12-10)
Harold Matthews Cup (U17): Western Suburbs Magpies (def. Cronulla 42-16)
Laurie Daley Cup (U18 – regional): Illawarra South Coast Dragons (def. North Coast 40-20)
Andrew Johns Cup (U16 – regional): Northern Rivers Titans (def. Macarthur 24-22)

Hastings Deering Colts (U21): Townsville Blackhawks (def. Redcliffe 46-32)
Mal Meninga Cup (U18): Souths Logan Magpies (def. Townsville 38-26)
Harvey Norman Under-19s (U19): No finals held (season summary)
Cyril Connell Challenge (U16): no finals held (season summary)

New Zealand
Ruben Wiki Cup (U20): Akarana Falcons (def. South Island 34-16)
Dean Bell Cup (U18): Tāmaki ki te Uru (def. Tāmaki ki te Raki 46-12)
Shaun Johnson Shield (U16): Tāmaki ki te Tonga (def. Tāmaki ki te Uru Raki 20-12)

National Final: Ipswich State High School (def. Patrician Brothers’ Fairfield 32-6)
Peter Mulholland Cup (NSW final): Patrician Brothers’ College, Fairfield (def. Hills Sports High 20-16)
Phil Hall Cup (Queensland final): Ipswich State High School (def. Ignatius Park College 30-10)

U19 Men’s Origin: New South Wales 32 – 4 Queensland
U19 Women’s Origin: New South Wales 22 – 6 Queensland
U17 Queensland City-Country Boys: Queensland Country 38 – 20 Queensland City
U17 Queensland City-Country Girls: Queensland City 40 – 6 Queensland Country
U16 NSW City-Country: New South Wales City 36 –  12 New South Wales Country
U18 NSW City-Country: New South Wales City 42 – 18 New South Wales Country
Under-19 European Championship final: England 14 – 12 France
Australian Schools Fiji Tour: Australian Schoolboys 58 – 13 Fiji Secondary Schoolboys
Australian Schools Fiji Tour: Australian Schoolgirls 48 – 0 Fiji Secondary Schoolgirls
ASSRL U18 Championships: Queensland Secondary Schools 32 – 18 NSW Combined High Schools
ASSRL U15 Championships: NSW Combined Independent Schools 16 – 14 NSW Combined High Schools
Australian Schoolgirls trial: Queensland Schoolgirls 30 – 6 NSW/ACT Schoolgirls


Jersey Flegg Cup Player of the Year: Jack Cole (Penrith Panthers)
SG Ball Cup Player of the Year: Siua Wong (Sydney Roosters)
U19 Men’s Origin Player of the Match: Oryn Keeley (Newcastle Knights)
U19 Women’s Origin Player of the Match: Andie Robinson (St George Illawarra Dragons)
Laurie Daley Cup Player of the Year: Nick Murphy (Western Rams)
Andrew Johns Cup Player of the Year: Zane Harrison (Northern Rivers Titans)

Hastings Deering Colts Player of the Year: Jonah Glover (Brisbane Tigers)
Mal Meninga Cup Player of the Year: Jye Gray (Souths Logan Magpies)

Peter Sterling Medal: Gabriel Satrick (Ipswich State High)

Player of the Match winners
U19 Men’s Origin: Jonah Pezet (New South Wales)
U19 Women’s Origin: Jada Taylor (New South Wales)
Jersey Flegg Grand Final: Hohepa Puru (Penrith)
Hastings Deering Colts Grand Final: Jacob Mene (Townsville)
Ruben Wiki Cup Grand Final: Esom Ioka (Akarana)
SG Ball Grand Final: Isaiya Katoa (Penrith)
Mal Meninga Cup Grand Final: Blake Mozer (Souths Logan)
Tarsha Gale Cup Grand Final: Otesa Pule (Sydney)
Harold Matthews Grand Final: Jordan Miller (Western Suburbs)
Laurie Daley Cup Grand Final: Kyan Hjaltason (Illawarra South Coast)
Andrew Johns Cup Grand Final: Zane Harrison (Northern Rivers)

Jersey Flegg Cup
Canberra Raiders
Player of the Year: Steven Numambo
Coaches Award: Loghan Lewis

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Player of the Year: Bailey Hayward

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Player of the Year: Blake Hosking
Players’ Player: Blake Hosking

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
Player of the Year: Zac Fulton
Players’ Player: Gordon Chan Kum Tong

Newcastle Knights
Player of the Year: Thomas Cant
Players’ Player: Brock GreacenJames Johnson

Parramatta Eels
Player of the Year: Ryan Jones
Coaches Award: Ethan Sanders

Penrith Panthers
Player of the Year: Isaiah Iongi

South Sydney Rabbitohs
Player of the Year: Tallis Duncan
Players’ Player: Tallis Duncan
Best Back: Carson Kaho
Best Forward: Thomas Giles

St George Illawarra Dragons
Player of the Year: Zach Herring

Sydney Roosters
Player of the Year: Jacob Preston

Victoria Thunderbolts
Player of the Year: Cole Geyer
Young Achievers Award: Jared Nauma

Wests Tigers
Player of the Year: James Valevatu
Players’ Player: Tray Lolesio

Hastings Deering Colts
Brisbane Tigers
Player of the Year: Madison Beckett
Most Improved: Jordan Penquitt
Best Back: Jonah Glover
Best Forward: Simon Pratt

Burleigh Bears
Player of the Year: Ben Kay
Players’ Player: Samuel McIntyre
Coaches Award: Jovahn Te Aroiti

Central Queensland Capras
Player of the Year: Mitchell Leard-Lamont
Players’ Player: Jeremy McLachlan
Most Improved: Owen Pattie
Best Back: Coby Williamson
Best Forward: Thallon Peters

Ipswich Jets
Player of the Year: Samson Sauaso

Mackay Cutters
Player of the Year: Ethan Sweet
Best Back: Brenton Baira
Best Forward: Asher O’Donnell

Northern Pride
Player of the Year: TBC

Norths Devils
Player of the Year: Zach Brooks
Players’ Player: Isaac Hawes

Redcliffe Dolphins
Player of the Year: William Dobson

Sunshine Coast Falcons
Player of the Year: Danny Heenan
Back of the Year: Lucas Bell
Forward of the Year: Kaleb Sutton

Souths Logan Magpies
Player of the Year: Callum Eggerling
Most Valuable: Rhys Sparey
Best Back: Connor Williams
Best Forward: Kaleb Winters-Chang

Townsville Blackhawks
Player of the Year: Eddie Hampson
Players’ Player: Tom Duffy
Back of the Year: Dylan White

Tweed Seagulls
Player of the Year: Jack Cullen
Coaches Award: Jaylan De Groot

Western Clydesdales
Player of the Year: Oliver Bichel

Wynnum Manly Seagulls
Player of the Year: Nathan Ward
Players’ Player: Luke Philp



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