Taree's Latrell Mitchell in NSW U18 origin side

TAREE rugby league product Latrell Mitchell has been named in the NSW under 18 team to play Queensland before the second State of Origin clash in Sydney next Wednesday.

Mitchell now plays for the Sydney Roosters SG Ball (under 18s) side. The Roosters were the NSW premiers. A fullback, Mitchell was player of the match in the side's win over Penrith in the final.

Mitchell represented NSW under 16s last year.

He played with Taree RSL Red Rovers under 16s and Taree City under 18s last season.