Hazard named in emerging Origin squad

New iSelect Titans halfback Christian Hazard has been named in a 23-man Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) Junior Emerging Origin squad for a camp in Brisbane early next year.


Hazard, who turns 19 tomorrow, has been training with the Titans' NRL squad since joining the club from South Sydney in November after starring for the Rabbitohs' Under-20s side last season.


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Players will assemble at the QAS Academy of Sport, Nathan, on Thursday, January 23 and will complete their final camp commitments on the Sunday morning of January 26.


QAS Rugby League director Wayne Bennett and Maroons Under 20s coach Kevin Walters will co-ordinate the camp, which is set to include field sessions and presentations on Origin history/culture.


Squad members will all be pushing for selection in Walters Queensland Under 20s team to play New South Wales in the annual representative fixture.


Eleven NRL clubs are represented and the squad features two players Broncos pair Corey Oates and Jordan Drew who made their NRL debuts this year.


It also includes boom Central Queensland talent and Melbourne Storm signing Cameron Munster, the 2013 Intrust Super Cup Rookie of the Year.


2014 QAS Junior Emerging Origin Squad (Under 20)


Jai Arrow - Brisbane Broncos

Corey Oates - Brisbane Broncos

Joseph Ofahengaue - Brisbane Broncos

Francis Molo - Brisbane Broncos

Ajuma Adams - Brisbane Broncos

Ashley Taylor - Brisbane Broncos

Jayden Berrell - Brisbane Broncos

Jordan Drew - Brisbane Broncos

Luke Bateman - Canberra Raiders

Patrick Mago - Canberra Raiders

Brenko Lee - Canberra Raiders

Lloyd Perrett - Canterbury Bulldogs

Valentine Holmes - Cronulla Sharks

Christian Hazard - Gold Coast Titans

Christian Welch - Melbourne Storm

Cameron Munster - Melbourne Storm

Jaelen Feeney - Newcastle Knights

Patrick Kaufusi - NQ Cowboys

John Folau - Parramatta Eels

Kierran Moseley - Penrith Panthers

Sam Scarlett - Penrith Panthers

Nene Macdonald - Sydney Roosters

Brendan Elliot - Sydney Roosters