Five North Queensland Toyota Gold Stars players have been named in the NRL Indigenous All Stars squad for the All Stars match at CommBank Stadium, Parramatta on February 12.
Halves Tahlulah Tillett and Sarah Field, outside backs Jasmine Peters and Rhiannon Revell-Blair and second-rower Shaniah Power have been named in the 18-woman squad.
Cairns product Tillett led the Gold Stars in try assists (8) and line break assists (8) in 2021, while finishing third in the QRLW competition in kicking metres (982m).
The 23-year-old recently signed with the Newcastle Knights for the upcoming NRLW season.
Power, 24, helped guide the Gold Stars to the QRLW semi-finals last year, averaged 129 running metres, 63.7 post-contact metres and 4.2 tackle breaks per game, ranking top five among forwards in the competition in all three categories.
The Bowen junior signed with the Gold Coast Titans for this month's NRLW season alongside Gold Stars outside back Jasmine Peters.
Peters, 19, was one of the standout youngsters for the Gold Stars in 2021, averaging 109 running metres, 4.3 tackle breaks and tackled at 92.2% efficiency.
The Mackay product represented the Queensland Under 19s last June and was recently named in the extended Maroons Origin squad.
Revell-Blair, 20, finished fourth amongst backs in the QRLW in tackle breaks (44), and fourth in post-contact metres for the Gold Stars (356m).
Originally from Maryborough, Revell-Blair is a product of the Australian Under 18s Rugby 7s and Queensland Rugby League QAS representative programs.
Field, who made her All Stars debut in 2017 as an 18-year-old, was the starting five-eighth in five of the seven Gold Stars wins in 2021, tackling at 88% efficiency.
The 22-year-old has the ability to play at lock, hooker and in the halves.
Cowboys Elite Pathways Coach Ben Jeffries has been named the head coach for the Indigenous All Stars.
Indigenous All-Stars team
Coach: Ben Jeffries
Maori All-Stars team
Corban Baxter (c)
Coach: Keith Hanley