Wests Tigers centre Asipeli Fine has been named in the 2014 VB NSW Cup Team of the Year, chosen by a mix of New South Wales Rugby League selectors and fans.

The 21-year-old Fine played 21 NSW Cup games for Wests Tigers in 2014 — scoring four tries — and was rewarded for his strong performances throughout the year with his first-grade debut for the Club in Round 25 against the Canberra Raiders.

His selection in the 2014 VB NSW Cup Team of the Year follows a strong 2013 season, where he was named as Wests Tigers' VB NSW Cup Player of the Year.

Wests Tigers' NSW Cup Coach Paul Fletcher said that he was "extremely happy" for the Mascot Jets junior and said that his selection in the side was well-deserved.

"Asipeli's been one of the strongest players all year," he said, "and I couldn't be happier for him that he's being recognised for all the hard work that he puts in.

"Every time he takes the field, I know that he's going to give everything he's got in defence and always put his body on the line for his teammates. He's got a smart head on his shoulders and he's developing into a really strong player.

"He's obviously got his first-grade debut this year, which I was really pleased for him to get, and now this just shows how strong he's been in 2014."

Check out the 2014 VB NSW Cup Team of the Year in full below.

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Name

Club

1

Nathan Ross

Newcastle Knights

2

Bureta Faraimo

Wentworthville Mapgies

3

Sami Sauiluma

Mounties RLFC

4

Asipeli Fine

Wests Tigers

5

Josh Mantellato

Newcastle Knights

6

Will Smith

Penrith Panthers

7

Michael Dobson

Newcastle Knights

8

Magnus Stromquist

Wyong Roos

9

Mitch Williams

Wyong Roos

10

Tim Robinson

Cronulla Sharks

11

Jake Foster

Mounties RLFC

12

Raymond Faitala-Mariner

New Zealand Warriors

13

Ryan Simpkins

Penrith Panthers

14

Tyler Randell

Newcastle Knights

15

Shannon Wakeman

Illawarra Cutters

16

Sam Anderson

Penrith Panthers

17

Lachlan Burr

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

18

Clinton Gutherson

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

Coach

Rip Taylor

Wyong Roos