Raiders junior Sebastian Kris has been selected by the NSWRL in a 26-man NSW under-16s Pathways Squad following the conclusion of the Harold Matthews competition.

Kris was a stand-out for the Raiders in the Harold Matthews Cup this year in his second season in the competition. The talented fullback consistently portrayed his fantastic attacking skills, toughness and astute positional play during every game the Raiders featured in.

The squad will be reduced in the lead-up to the under-16s clash with Queensland in the curtain-raiser to Origin I at ANZ Stadium on May 27.

The NSW under-16s squad is:

Dylan Smith (Cronulla)
Luke Metcalf (Cronulla)
Jaeman Salmon (Cronulla)
Lachlan Smith (Cronulla)
Ethan Parry (Parramatta)
Tui Afualo (Parramatta)
John Fonua (Parramatta)
Alex Seve (Parramatta)
Jesse Cronin (Parramatta)
Josh Curran (Parramatta)
Kyle Cassel (Parramatta)
PJ Vaigalu (Parramatta)
Campbell Graham (South Sydney)
Josh Cook (South Sydney)
Dayne Haas (Gold Coast)
Zac Lomax (Illawarra)
Max Lehman (Manly)
Sam Verills (Manly)
Jacob Winterstein (Canterbury)
Brandon Wakeham (Canterbury)
Adam Rizk (Balmain)
Sebastian Kris (Canberra)
Matt Croker (Newcastle)
Tex Hoy (Newcastle)
Rocky Tagatuki (Penrith)
Ben Saufale (Wests)