NRL WA Junior State Teams Growing In 2023 – Staff Positions Available

NRL WA is proud to say that its Representative Programs are growing in 2023.

Focusing on our junior programs in particular, NRL WA is very proud to announce the following teams will be selected and representing Western Australia at national competitions –

  • Western Australia U15 Schoolboys – U15 National Championships –
    Venue – Port Macquarie NSW
    Dates – Saturday 23rd September – Friday 29th September
  • Western Australia U16 Schoolgirls – NEW National Championships
    Venue – Port Macquarie NSW
    Dates – Saturday 23rd September – Friday 29th September
  • Western Australia U18 Schoolgirls – NEW National Championships
    Venue – Redcliffe, Kayo Stadium, QLD
    Dates – Friday 30th June – Friday 7th July
  • Combined Affiliated States U18 Schoolboys – This is selected from a identified group of U18 players who form the CAS Academy, of which WA combine with NT, SA and Victoria. They will play at National Championships at the same date and venue as the U18 Schoolgirls.
  • Western Australia U17 Schoolboys – CAS Championships
    Date & Venue to be confirmed, in line with the Men’s CAS Championships.

We are super excited for the creation of the Schoolgirls National Competitions to allow greater opportunities for our young women to recognize a pathway into higher honours, along with keeping our opportunities for our young men.

Please be advised, that RISE is now a prerequisite for all junior pathways, whether you are a player or coach. You must participate in the RISE programs, club and junior representative rugby league to be considered.

The RISE Rugby League Development Program provides aspirational Junior Rugby League players (13 – 16 years) and coaches with an avenue to obtain specialised training and education through a holistic Rugby League development experience.

The players will complete the Prepare to Play Program, Physical Development, Technical and Tactical Development and the Life-Fit Program.

This will be completed over 5 sessions, with selected players then preparing for their respective State Teams.

All staff positions for our teams are now available. Any staff interested in taking part in our representative teams please complete the form here or at the below link –

Anyone unable to participate in the RISE Program, but wanting to be a part of the pathways program needs to contact Gus Marshall, Lead Game Development Officer below.

Further information and trial processes will be released in the coming weeks.

Any questions or queries please contact –

NRL WA Lead Game Development Officer – Gus Marshall – 0419 263 716 /
NRL WA Operations Manager – Caleb Reedy – 0408 327 050 /