A RECORD seven players from Nowra Anglican College’s first XV have been selected for the 2018 Association of Independent Co-Educational Schools open and under 16s sides, ahead of the NSW Schoolboy trials from June 29-30.
Max Lans, Oskar Butt, Aidan Wearne, Thomas Turpin, Tobias Payne and Jackson Forde were all named in the 24-man opens side – with Max Goode as a shadow player, while Ethan Mosely made the under 16s team.
This is an extraordinary achievement when you consider there are more than 75 schools and 26,000 for the players to be chosen from.
The previous best for NAC was two boys being selected in the opens rugby league squad.
To prepare for the trials, both squads recently had a training camp at Narrabeen and games against Independent School Association, Combined High School and Combined Catholic College teams.
This success is a testament to the hard work of NAC rugby union coach Daniel Toole.