Three former Narrabri High School students have been named in the top NSW Combined High Schools rugby team.

The team was put together by a group of NSW CHS Rugby Union selectors who met via Zoom chats.

The only criteria was the players had to have played for CHS or attended a state carnival and for whatever reason missed selection.

The Narrabri trio were Scott Gourley, Chris Latham and Michael Brial.

All three went on to play for the Australian national rugby union team the Wallabies, pulling on the green and gold a combined 98 times, and Gourley also enjoyed a decorated rugby league career which included a combined 173 games for St George and the Sydney Roosters, and one game for both NSW and Australia.

The selected top CHS rugby team is as follows:

1. Mark Harthill, 2. Tatafu Palota-Nau, 3. Andrew Blades, 4. Kane Douglas, 5. Sir Nicholas Shehadie, 6. Scott Gourley, 7. George Smith, 8. Steve Tuynman, 9. John Hipwell, 10. Mark Ella, 11. Rob Horne, 12. Trevor Allen, 13. Adam Ashley-Cooper, 14. Russell Fairfax, 15. Chris Latham, 16. Brandon Paenga-Amosa, 17. Rodney Blake, 18. Pekahau Cowan, 19. Isaac Rodda/Wil Skelton (4/5), 20. Dave Dennis/Michael Brial (6), 21. Ray Price (7), 22. David Lyons (8), 23. Josh Valentine (9), 24. Arthur Summons (10), 25. Brett Papworth/Steve Menzies/Gary Ella (12/13), 26. Mark Gerrard (13, 11, 15), 27. Reece Hodge (10, 13, 11, 15).

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