Blues name team for Game III

The New South Wales selectors have taken a gamble on Cronulla utility Greg Bird at five-eighth for Game III of the 2007 State of Origin series.

He will join team-mate Brett Kimmorley in the halves, with Newcastle youngster Jarrod Mullen losing out entirely.

Paul Gallen has been selected at lock, with Andrew Ryan and Nathan Hindmarsh both in the back-row.

Willie Mason has been switched up to prop again along with Manly