Canberra Raiders lock Darby Medlyn has been picked for the NSW Blues under-20s in the State of Origin double header at ANZ Stadium next Wednesday.
Medlyn's starred for the Raiders in the NSW Cup under-20s competition this season, averaging 131.2 run metres per game in 2019.
He's following in the footsteps of Raiders Nick Cotric and Emre Guler, both of whom have represented NSW under-20s in recent years.
The Parkes Spacemen junior joined the Raiders ahead of the 2018 season.
NSW under-20s squad: 1 Tex Hoy, 2 Tuipolota Katoa, 3 Stephen Crichton, 4 Ethan Parry, 5 Jason Saab, 6 Cooper Johns, 7 Brandon Wakeham, 8 Spencer Leniu, 9 Sam Verrills, 10 Oregon Kaufusi, 11 Teig Wilton, 12 Matthew Doorey, 13 Darby Medlyn. Interchange: 14 Luke Huth, 15 Stefano Utoikamanu, 16 Matt Croker, 17 Ky Rodwell, 18 Tommy Talau, 19 Alex Seyfarth, 20 Phoenix Crossland.