Eight Australian Schools & U18s players to watch

The 2022 Australian Schools & U18s squad was selected earlier this week following a series of games between the state based academy sides, all broadcast on NSW Rugby TV. We spoke to NSW Rugby TV's Hamish Bayliss to learn a bit more about a few of the players to watch this year and in the years to come.  Jack Barrett (NSW Waratahs, St. Joseph's College Hunters Hill) The Joeys prop looks to have a big future ahead of him. Already a big body, Barrett is fantastic at set piece and equally as impactful around the park. Threw his weight around to score a hat trick against Melbourne U18s.  Harry McLaughlin-Phillips (Queensland Reds, Souths Rugby Club Brisbane)  McLaughlin-Phillips was named QLD Premier Colts Player of the Year on the back of a fantastic season for Souths in Brisbane and continued his form in the Queensland jumper.  The flyhalf didn’t play in QLD’s big loss to NSW earlier this year, but helped turn the tide and led his side to an impressive win ov
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