The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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Smith has been in doubt since dislocating his elbow while playing for Australia against New Zealand earlier this month. The Melbourne Storm hooker has been receiving intensive physiotherapy treatment to meet a fitness test on Saturday morning.
Team physio Scott Thornton announced Smith's omission prior to the Maroons taking part in a training run against the Sunshine Coast team at the Hyatt Regency resort.