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Rams selection for Academy stars

Swans Media - Tanya Paolucci  May 14, 2013 5:51 PM

Members of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy under-16 side at the SCG on Saturday

Members of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy under-16 side at the SCG on Saturday

Seventeen players from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy have been selected to represent the NSW/ACT Rams state squads in 2013.

Ten players from the QBE Swans Academy’s under-16 squad earned selection, while eight players were chosen for the under-18 Rams squad.

The selected players will take part in the upcoming NAB National Championships, which will be held in both Sydney and Melbourne this year.

The selected players will also attend a camp this weekend in Albury ahead of the first round of competition which is set to begin in early June for the under-18s, and in July for the under-16s.

Under-16 Rams selections

Andrew Seirakowski (Riverview)
Matthew Wilson (Maroubra)
Baker Denneman (North Sydney Swans)
Ethan Harvey (Riverview)
James Cubis (Riverview)
Jayden Rymer  (Nelson Bay)
Callum Mills (Mosman Swans)
Nick Hey (Westbrook)
Ryan Hebron (St Ives)
Timothy Coenen (Maroubra)

Under-18 Rams selections

Lloyd Perris (St George)
Jack Hiscox (Sydney Uni)
Harrison Green (Illawarra Lions)
Brad Watson (Pennant Hills)
Isaac Heeney (Cardiff)
Abe Davis (UNSW Easts)
Thomas Head (Terrigal-Avoca)

NSW/ACT Rams selectors attended the recent Academy Series between the Swans and the GWS Academy, with the second of the two-game series taking place at the SCG on Saturday.

The Swans under-16 squad produced a brilliant come back in the final term to claim a five point win over GWS, while the under-18 squad suffered a 26-point loss.

Final scores:

Under 16s
Swans 10.7 (67) d Giants 8.14 (62)

Under 18s
Giants 9.10 (64) d Swans 6.12 (48)