Maloney named in Country Squad

Sydney Roosters five-eighth James Maloney has been named in the NSW Country Origin squad for the upcoming fixture against NSW City Origin at McDonalds Park, Wagga Wagga on Sunday.

Maloney is part of a 17-man squad named by Head Coach Trent Barrett.

1. David Mead (Gold Coast Titans)

2. Akuila Uate (Newcastle Knights)

3. Jarrod Croker (Canberra Raiders)

4. Jack Wighton (Canberra Raiders)

5. James McManus (Newcastle Knights)

6. James Maloney (Sydney Roosters)

7. Jarrod Mullen (Newcastle Knights)

8. Dale Finucane (Melbourne Storm)

9. Ryan Hinchcliffe (Melbourne Storm)

10. Kade Snowden (Newcastle Knights)

11. Joel Thompson (St George Illawarra Dragons)

12. Tyson Frizell (St George Illawarra Dragons)

13. Josh Jackson (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)

14. Jack Bird (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks)

15. Paul Vaughan (Canberra Raiders)

16. Tariq Sims (Newcastle Knights)

17. Ryan James (Gold Coast Titans)