The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs coach, Steve Folkes has named the injured pair of Adam Perry and Brent Sherwin in his team list for the Bulldogs clash with the Melbourne Storm this Sunday at the Sydney Showground.
With a minor premiership within grasp of the Bulldogs, Folkes has promoted Willie Mason to the line-up to replace the injured Andrew Ryan and named Steve Reardon as Mason's second row partner. Reardon makes his return from a one week suspension from round 18. Reardon has had two weeks rest due to the Bulldogs having the bye in round 19 so served his suspension in round 20. Reardon comes into to the squad at the expense of Jamie Feeney who has been moved to the interchange.
Johnathan Thurston has been rewarded for his great form in Premier League by being promoted to the first grade interchange.
The Squad is :
1.Luke Patten, 2.Hazem El Masri, 3.Nigel Vagana, 4.Ben Harris, 5.Matt Utai, 6.Braith Anasta, 7.Brent Sherwin, 8.Mark O'Meley, 9.Adam Perry, 10.Steve Price (c), 11.Willie Mason, 12.Steve Reardon, 13.Travis Norton. Bench 14.Dennis Scott, 15.Johnathan Thurston, 16.Jamie Feeney, 17.Tony Grimaldi.