FOR the second straight season, the Group Seven All Stars event will officially kick-off the year, with the two exhibition matches to be held at Mollymook this Saturday.
These two matches will headline a massive day at Bill Andriske Oval, which all starts at 11am with the women's tackle match between the Queanbeyan Blues and Windang Pelicans.
This will be followed by three clashes between Milton-Ulladulla and Queanbeyan, starting with WLT at 12pm, before reserve grade at 1pm and first grade at 2.15pm.
The Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony will then start off the All Star proceedings at 3.30pm before the WLT game at 3.45pm and under 23s men's match at 4.45pm.
Lining up for the Group Seven under 23s side in the backline will be Dean Watling (Jamberoo), Alec Brooks (Gerringong), Toby Gumley-Quine (Gerringong), Chad Harrison (Albion Park-Oak Flats) and Kye Deane (Warilla-Lake South) - with Jayden Harris (Albion Park-Oak Flats) and Taj Whitford (Milton-Ulladulla) in the halves.
Rounding out Gary Breakspear's starting side are forwards Matt Murray (Warilla-Lake South), James Duncan (Albion Park-Oak Flats), Sione Lufe (Albion Park-Oak Flats), Jake Taylor (Gerringong), Guy Rosewarne (Warilla-Lake South) and Matt Dykestra (Nowra-Bomaderry) - with Lachlan Self (Milton-Ulladulla), Tom Woodward (Milton-Ulladulla) and Callum Franchi (Sussex Inlet) on the bench.
While the reigning men's champions from last year's match, the Indigenous side, will again be captained by Milton-Ulladulla's Harley Grundy.
Joining Grundy in the Dylan Farrell coached side are Nowra-Bomaderry's Jake Gould, Braydon Walsh, Paul Bell, Chaise Sines, Keedan Johnson, Zac Blattner, Kealan Blattner, Austin Thompson and Jocoby Simpson, Albion Park-Oak Flats' Dallas Harrison and Izak Parkes, Culburra's Gary Braddick and Daniel Pender, Milton-Ulladulla's Dylan Carriage, Warilla-Lake South's George Campbell, Mount Warrigal's Dylan Riggs and Wreck Bay's Jeff Carter.
In the women's match, Russell Colgate will again coach the Group Seven All Stars side - which is largely a new group fro last year's side.
This season, Colgate side includes Shaylah Kutia Jupp, Abby Montgomery, Jess Ward, Kim Jorgonson, Louran Finch, Kirrily Bleakly Sharnice Sola, Ella Conlon, Monique Collins, Alivia Brown, Jessica Elwood, Tayla Afflick, Jordyn Afflick, Kyla Wall and Sarah Altous.
Contrastingly, this is Indigenous women's coach Tim Del Guzzo's first year at the helm - with his side featuring Allira Simon, Bronte Girdler, Chelsea Sullivan, Chloe Lucas, Courtney Sullivan, Ella Simon, Elle McFarlane, Gemma Crane, Jayden Carriage, Krissi Falzon, Lauren Schuster, Malliah McKenzie, Michelle Toms, Piper Lucas, Rhiannon Brown, Talarah Bull, Tiara Thomas, Zaria Howard, Zoe Crane and Zoe Parks.