Young Sharks recognised
In an indication of the talent coming through in our junior rep teams, four Sharks Under-18 SG Ball squad members have been included in Origin Pathway camps.
Local juniors Daniel Vasquez and Brock Ilett, have been chosen to be part of the NSW Origin Pathways Camp, putting them in the eyes of selectors and on the road to possible NSW Under-18s team selection, making it a significant step in their representative journey.
Both front rowers with the SG Ball team, Vasquez came through the ranks with the Yarrawarrah club, while Ilett plays with Cronulla Caringbah.
The camp takes place today, Thursday January 22 at the NSWRL Academy in Narrabeen.
In addition, two of the Sharks new recruits in Keenan Yorston and JustinTimu have been named in the Emerging Maroons Under-18’s camp to take place in Brisbane.
Yorston, a centre who has only recently returned after representing the Australian Schoolboys in the UK, and Timu an impressively built front rower, fly north and go into camp this weekend.
Morris called in to lend a hand
John Morris, the Sharks newly appointed Elite Player Development Coach, made the trip down to Canberra this week to lend a hand at an Australian Institute of Sport emerging player camp.
For regional kids under 17 years, not involved in any club junior rep programs, the camp was run by former NRL player Brad Drew, with Morris amongst the coaches to assist with some of the skills sessions on the day.
The Sharks sent two of their scholarship players identified from their recent Pathways Camp in Queenslanders Lawson Creighton and Luke Kisaloff to the camp.
For those who may have missed an earlier Sharks TV video story on John Morris and his new role at the Sharks, CLICK HERE to view.
Sharks in Engadine on Australia Day
The Sharks will be a part of Sutherland Shire Council’s Australia Day celebrations at ANZAC Oval, Engadine, with family and friends invited to take part in the fun activities and entertainment planned to celebrate the special day.
During the afternoon festivities, which begin at 4.00pm and run through until 9.00pm, there will be food stalls, rides and plenty of space to lay a picnic rug and an appearance by a number of high profile Sharks NRL squad members.
The cost of the day is free, with no booking required, with those unfamiliar with the area and Anzac Oval, the address is 111R-113R Anzac Avenue Engadine
The Bronzed Aussies, Peter Morgan Band, Peppermint Jam and The Australian Fleetwood Mac Show will provide some of the entertainment, with a Fireworks Finale at the end of the night.
The Sharks will provide more information as to who will be in attendance and when they will be there, while those wanting more information on the event are encouraged to go to the Sutherland Shire Council website.
Come along and enjoy Australia Day, Monday, January 26, with the Sharks at Anzac Oval, Engadine this year.
Open Training Session
Another event to put in the diary for Sharks fans is the Open Training session, scheduled for next Thursday, January 22 at Remondis Stadium.
The Open training session is due to get underway at 5.00pm and will run for around two hours.
See the following link for more details – CLICK HERE
Trans Tasman Touch
A gentle reminder that this weekend Remondis Stadium will be the venue for the Trans Tasman Series, bringing together the best under 18 and under 20 touch football players from Australia and New Zealand for a two-day carnival.
If you enjoy high quality sport, this is an event not to be missed. Entry to Remondis Stadium is free.
For more information on the event, CLICK HERE to see the Sharks website article.