Lavington paceman Ryan Brown is in the firing line for selection with two States.
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The Thurgoona-based Brown will represent Riverina in the NSW Country Championship, starting in Goulburn on Friday.
The State team will be named after the grand final on November 17.
He's also trialling for Victoria Country with the rescheduled final selection in Bendigo on November 24.
"I'm not really too fazed, NSW won the T20 last season, I just want to have a go at that level," he said.
"I think I'm a good shot at both sides of it if I do bowl well."
Brown and other Cricket Albury-Wodonga players are eligible to play for either State given the affiliation with both.
Wodonga quick Cam Suidgeest played for NSW Country after he and Brown starred with the ball for Riverina last season.
Suidgeest claimed 11-134 and Brown 8-108 in the three games against powerhouse outfits Newcastle, ACT Southern Districts and Greater Illawarra.
"I pushed hard for him last year, I don't know how he didn't make it, he and Cam Suidgeest were by far the best bowlers," Riverina coach Trent Ball said of last season's three-loss campaign.
It will be Brown's fourth successive year at Riverina level, while he also represented the zone prior to spending two seasons in England, where he was a net bowler for Australia during the 2015 Ashes.
"I feel like I could have been a bit unlucky the last few years, I just felt I've been overlooked," he said.
So Brown, who turns 27 next week, has worked on fine-tuning his game.
"I think it's just getting the ball in the right area because if you bowl one bad ball, a bit wide or bit short, you get punished at that level," he said.
"You just try to get balls in the right area and try to hold your nerve longer than the batsmen."
Brown was superb in claiming 5-36 against Newcastle last summer, but Riverina has dodged a bullet with that zone contesting the Northern region, which it won last weekend.
Still, ACT, Illawarra and Western is a brutal test.
"The ACT's always pretty strong and Western's a very strong batting line-up," Brown said.
"Hopefully if our batsmen can do the job, I think we'll have the bowling side this year."
CAW players dominate the 13-man squad with eight.
Wodonga's Tom Johnson will captain the team, with Belvoir's Drew Cameron, North Albury duo Greg Daniel and Ryan Addison, Tallangatta's Fraser Ellis, Lavington's Michael Galvin and Sudigeest also named.
"Having blokes like Tom Johnson and Greg Daniel will be a big difference to the last couple of years with that experience," Ball said.
"With (Yass batsman) Joe Cooke and Greg in the middle order, we were a bit fragile there last year, we've just got a bit more depth.
"Fraser Ellis is also a bit untapped (potential), it will be good to see how he goes."
Riverina starts its campaign against premiers ACT.