Excellence earns rep honours for De La Salle College Caringbah students

Smart footy students: De La Salle College, Caringbah, quartet Harris Peter Georgopoulos, Jaeman Salmon, Isaac Longmuir and Lachlan Smith. Picture: Chris Lane
Smart footy students: De La Salle College, Caringbah, quartet Harris Peter Georgopoulos, Jaeman Salmon, Isaac Longmuir and Lachlan Smith. Picture: Chris Lane

HARRIS Peter Georgopolous, Jaeman Salmon, Isaac Longmuir and Lachlan Smith have put their best foot forward on the rugby league field.

The four are students at De La Salle College, Caringbah.

Two of the boys, C and Isaac Longmuir, enter a training camp with the NSW Combined Catholic Colleges (NSWCCC) team today to prepare for the Australian titles to be held from June 21 to 26 at St Marys.

From these championships, an Australia under-15s merit team will be announced afterwards.

Harris Peter 15, plays for the St George Harold Matthews Cup under-16s team in the second row. Issac, 14, plays hooker with the Cronulla Sharks Harold Matthews Cup under-16s team.

Isaac, lock forward Lachlan Smith, 15, and utility player Jaeman Salmon, 16, are members of the Cronulla Sharks Harold Matthews Cup team which won the NSW Rugby League and national competitions this year Lachlan and Jaeman played for the NSW under-16s team which played the curtain raiser game before the opening game of the 2015 NSW and Queensland State of Origin series on May 27 at ANZ Stadium.

De Sa La Salle College, Caringbah, assistant principal Peter Halpin said the four teenagers have performed well in rugby league.

"The boys have represented themselves, their families and the college with distinction, and can be very proud of their achievements.

"At De La Salle College, we encourage our young men to strive for excellence in all areas of their life."

The players have come through their college rugby league programs run by their sports master Luke Carnegie.

Carnegie said Harris Peter, Jaeman, Isaac and Lachlan, have worked hard.

Harris Peter and Isaac said they are both humbled to get selected for the NSWCCC under-15s team.

Lachlan and Jaeman said playing for NSW under-16s team against Queensland was a privilege and something they will never forget.

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