Josh Jackson  at the SOO1 team announcement. Digital pic by © NRL Photos. Tuesday 19th May 2015.

Congratulations to NSW VB Blues representatives Josh Jackson and Boyd Cordner and KARI City Origin star James Roberts who have been named in the World XIII.

Presented by Rugby League World magazine, the honour caps stellar seasons by the talented trio.

Jackson and Cordner performed well for Laurie Daley's side at Origin level and for the Bulldogs and Roosters respectively, while Roberts continues to develop as one of the game's most athletic and fleet-footed outside backs.

Congratulations also to Queenslander Johnathan Thurston who claimed a record third Golden Boot award, adjudged the world's best player.

2015 World XIII: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (New Zealand); Semi Radradra (Fiji), Kallum Watkins (England), James Roberts (Australia), Jermaine McGillvary (England); Anthony Milford (Samoa), Johnathan Thurston (Australia); Jesse Bromwich (New Zealand), Cameron Smith (Australia), Matt Scott (Australia), Josh Jackson (Australia), Boyd Cordner (Australia), Corey Parker (Australia).