Origin greats ride into town

STATE of Origin greats Brad Fittler and Nathan Hindmarsh along with former international Ian Schubert will present Boyd Cordner's NSW origin jumper to representatives from the Old Bar Junior Rugby League Club at Taree on Thursday, March 6 at 9am.

The trio will be in Taree as part of the Hogs for Homeless charity ride, an initiative of the NSWRL to assist Father Chris Riley's Youth of the Streets program.

Cordner hails from Old Bar and played his early football with the junior Pirates.

Council along with the Group Three Junior Rugby League executive will also be represented at the function.