New South Wales and Queensland have named their squads for Origin I in Sydney, with neither side throwing up too many surprises for the series opener later this month.
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Queensland have included Darius Boyd and Josh McGuire and the clash at ANZ Stadium, with the former being selected on the wing despite having just two NRL matches under his belt in 2015.
McGuire is in line to make his Origin debut after being named on the interchange by Maroons coach Mal Meninga.
Daly Cherry-Evans is also on the interchange in an extended squad but is in doubt after suffering an elbow injury.
New South Wales, on the other hand, has recalled Mitchell Pearce, whith Josh Dugan replacing the NFL-bound Jarryd Hayne at fullback.
Canterbury Bulldogs star Josh Jackson will start at lock in place of injured skipper Paul Gallen, with Wests Tigers veteran Robbie Farah named captain in Gallen’s absence.
Check out the squads below!
NEW SOUTH WALES SQUAD:
1. Josh Dugan (St George Illawarra Dragons)
2. Daniel Tupou (Sydney Roosters)
3. Josh Morris (Canterbury Bulldogs)
4. Michael Jennings (Sydney Roosters)
5. William Hopoate (Parramatta Eels)
6. Mitchell Pearce (Sydney Roosters)
7. Trent Hodkinson (Canterbury Bulldogs)
8. Aaron Woods (Wests Tigers)
9. Robbie Farah (Wests Tigers – captain)
10. James Tamou (North Queensland Cowboys)
11. Beau Scott (Newcastle Knights)
12. Ryan Hoffman (NZ Warriors)
13. Josh Jackson (Canterbury Bulldogs)
14. Trent Merrin (St George Illawarra Dragons)
15. Boyd Cordner (Sydney Roosters)
16. David Klemmer (Canterbury Bulldogs)
17. Andrew Fifita (Cronulla Sharks)
1. Billy Slater (Melbourne Storm)
2. Darius Boyd (Brisbane Broncos)
3. Greg Inglis (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
4. Justin Hodges (Brisbane Broncos)
5. Will Chambers (Melbourne Storm)
6. Johnathan Thurston (North Queensland Cowboys)
7. Cooper Cronk (Melbourne Storm)
8. Matt Scott (North Queensland Cowboys)
9. Cameron Smith (c) (Melbourne Storm)
10. Nate Myles (Gold Coast Titans)
11. Aidan Guerra (Sydney Roosters)
12. Sam Thaiday (Brisbane Broncos)
13. Corey Parker (Brisbane Broncos)
14. Daly Cherry-Evans (Manly Sea Eagles)
15. Josh McGuire (Brisbane Broncos)
16. Matt Gillett (Brisbane Broncos)
17. Jacob Lillyman (New Zealand Warriors)
18. Dylan Napa (Sydney Roosters)