The Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League has named a 20-man squad to take on a NSWRL Ron Massey Cup representative squad at Maitland Sportsground on Friday, 1 June.
The squad, which will be coached by former Kurri Kurri first grade coach and Knights lower grade coach Phil Williams, is a blend of youth and experience. 2017 grand finalists Western Suburbs will field five players in the squad with 2017 Premiers, Macquarie Scorpions fielding four.
At the completion of the Newcastle Rebels v NSWRL Ron Massey Representatives match, a joint team will be chosen to play the Queensland Rangers later in June.
The full Newcastle Rebels squad is:
|Brad Murray||Central Newcastle Butcher Boys|
|Simon Williams||Central Newcastle Butcher Boys|
|Terrence Seu Seu||Central Newcastle Butcher Boys|
|Kurt Warden||Cessnock Goannas|
|Paul Carter||Cessnock Goannas|
|Mitch Cullen||Kurri Kurri Bulldogs|
|Ben Wyborn||Kurri Kurri Bulldogs|
|Kyle Kennedy||Lakes United Seagulls|
|Chris Randall||Lakes United Seagulls|
|Josh Charles||Lakes United Seagulls|
|Mathew Hay||Macquarie Scorpions|
|Randall Briggs||Macquarie Scorpions|
|Matt Simon||Macquarie Scorpions|
|Simon Allen||Macquarie Scorpions|
|Brendan Simpson||South Newcastle Lions|
|Tama Koopu||Western Suburbs Rosellas|
|James Elias||Western Suburbs Rosellas|
|Matthew Hermann||Western Suburbs Rosellas|
|Warren Schillings||Western Suburbs Rosellas|
|Ryan Walker||Western Suburbs Rosellas|