RISE ROOKIE Academy – CAS Academy Squad

NRL WA would like to congratulate all the young men who participated in the RISE Rookie Academy program. Out of this program, representatives have been selected into the 2024 Combined Affiliated States U18s Schoolboys Rugby League Academy.

This year, CAS will be assembling a U/18s Schoolboys Squad from players within Victoria, Northern Territory, Western Australia, and South Australia to take part two, three-day camps in Melbourne, Victoria.

Players will be put through fitness and strength testing, as well as receiving coaching by Academy Coaches from Victoria, Northern Territory, South Australia, and Western Australia.

Congratulations to all those below on their selection, along with U17s Schoolboys Head Coach, Martin Collis, who will be a part of the CAS Selection process as a trial head coach, all from the RISE Rookie Academy program.

Name School Club
Martin Collis – Coach Kinross Primary School South Perth Lions
     
Ben Cottam Rockingham Senior High School Rockingham Sharks
Brodie Dunn Wanneroo Secondary College Joondalup Giants
Darius Rogers Carine High School North Beach Sea Eagles
Fatani Fatanitavake Aranmore Catholic College Kalamunda Bulldogs
Landyn Johnson Rockingham Senior High School Rockingham Sharks
Philip Saunderson Kalamunda Senior High School Joondalup Giants
Rihare Te Rauna Rockingham Senior High School Rockingham Sharks
Riley Bradley Emmanuel Christian Community School North Beach Sea Eagles
Tahupotiki Awhitu-Kerei Rockingham Senior High School Kwinana Titans
Taniela Te Rauna Rockingham Senior High School Rockingham Sharks

Congratulations again to those selected, and we know they will represent Western Australia, their clubs, schools and families with pride.

The U17s WA Schoolboys Squad will also be selected from the ROOKIE Rise Academy, and more information will be released this week.

Any questions or queries please contact creedy@nrl.com.au