The Junior Representatives footy action kicks off in season 2016 on Saturday, 13 February.

The NSWRL's Under-18s SG Ball and Harold Matthews competitions, are the breeding grounds for elite rugby league in this state - and the 2016 season looks set to be one of the best on record.

The Cronulla Sharks look to defend their titles after capturing an extraordinary double last season, claiming the 2015 SG Ball and Harold Matthews Premierships. But there are plenty of teams determined to take the top spot and make premiership history.

Don’t miss an explosive wide-open race with plenty of future young talent honing their skills towards forging an NRL career.