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Crocker returns for Queensland
Both participants in Game I of this year?s series, Tate and Crocker missed Game II through injury and suspension respectively.
The Redcliffe pair both come into the starting line-up, with Paul Bowman and Petero Civoniceva moving to the bench.
Tonie Carroll and Corey Parker are the players omitted from the Maroons squad which was victorious 22-18 in Game II at Suncorp Stadium.
The teams for Game III of the Harvey Norman State of Origin series at Telstra Stadium on July 7 are as follows:
XXXX Queensland Maroons ? Rhys Wesser, Matt Sing, Brent Tate, Willie Tonga, Billy Slater, Darren Lockyer ?, Scott Prince, Shane Webcke, Cameron Smith, Steven Price, Michael Crocker, Dane Carlaw, Chris Flannery. Interchange: Ben Ross, Petero Civoniceva, Paul Bowman, Matt Bowen.
Wizard New South Wales Blues - Anthony Minichiello, Luke Rooney, Matt Cooper, Mark Gasnier, Luke Lewis, Brad Fittler, Trent Barrett, Jason Ryles, Danny Buderus (c), Mark O'Meley, Nathan Hindmarsh, Craig Fitzgibbon, Shaun Timmins. Interchange: Willie Mason, Ben Kennedy, Brent Kite, Craig Wing.